Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) 北京京西学校

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10 Laiguangying Dong Lu
Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) is a leading non-profit, independent IB World School. Founded in 1994, WAB prides itself on innovative teaching and learning, highly qualified educators, world-class facilities, a diverse community, an innovative and supportive environment, and service-oriented culture. Students are the focus of WAB’s learner-centered atmosphere and are encouraged to take their place as responsible citizens of the world. WAB is setting new standards for international education around the world through its Future of Learning initiative known as FLoW21. We also offer a wide variety of flexible pathways to graduation, in which individual students can work with their parents, teachers, and counselors to create a program that fits their specific learning needs.

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Basic information:
Founding year: 1994
Age range: 3-18
Grades offered: Early Years to Grade 12
Curriculum: WAB is setting new standards for international education around the world through its Future of Learning initiative known as FLoW21. The school offers International Baccalaureate programs from Early Years through High School, including the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and Diploma Programme. The Early Years curriculum is based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning. The Swiss curriculum is available to students in Pre-K-Grade 2. We also offer a wide variety of flexible pathways to graduation, in which individual students can work with their parents, teachers, and counselors to create a program that fits their specific learning needs.
Primary teaching language: English
Accredited by the Ministry of Education: Yes
License: Yes
Accreditation/associations: IBO, NEASC, CIS, NCCT

Fees & student information
Tuition fees (2018-2019 Academic Year): 116,300RMB – 298,900RMB
Lunch fees: 13-28RMB/meal
Number of students: 1400
Nationality of students: USA, Greater China, Canada, Republic of Korea, Australia and 47 more
Average class size: 14 (early Years) to 22 (Elementary)
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:8
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No

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Campus information
Total area (in square metres): 99,000 square meters

Campus facilities:
All six school buildings are equipped with air filtration systems that keep the daily average AQI at 1. WAB has four exclusive buildings for each school section – Early Childhood Center, Elementary, Middle, High School – and the HUB Sports, Arts, and Technology Center is a shared resource for Middle and High School students. Each school section has a well-equipped library. Students have access to a rock climbing wall, air-supported dome, indoor pool, several theaters, music studios, 3 gymnasiums, outdoor sports courts, FIFA/IRB certified sports field, fitness center, 7 unique dining spots/cafes
Venue name: Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) 北京京西学校
Contact:
Opening hours: Call to inquire
Mobile: WeChat: WAB_Chat
Email: wabinfo@wab.edu
Metro: Metro: Cuigezhuang
English address: 10 Laiguangying Dong Lu, Chaoyang district
Chinese address: 朝阳区来广营东路10号
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