What types of schools do most expats in your city choose for their children?
Private international schools are the most common choice.
What are some examples of these schools?
The best is Xiamen International School, which offers an American/international curriculum for expatriate students from kindergarten to grade 12. For a list of international schools in China, please refer to the link at the bottom of this page.
Is there a lot of competition for spots in local schools?
Are pre-schools also widely available (for children approx. 2 to 5 years old)?
How are most kids transported to and from school?
Most kids take school bus transportation.
When does the typical school year start and end?
Xiamen International School usually starts in the last week of August and ends in the middle of June.
Is there anything else I should know about local schools?
Crown Xiamen can arrange a school search for you.
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