What types of schools do most expats in your city choose for their children?
Most expats send their children to private international schools in Shekou.
What are some examples of these schools?
The three international schools in Shekou are:
- Shekou International o School (SIS)
- Quality Schools International of Shekou (QSI)
- International School of Sino-Canada
The first two listed are chosen by most expats because they are located near popular expat neighborhoods.
Is there a lot of competition for spots in local schools?
No, the competition is not excessive; there are usually enough spots at these schools for all children of foreign families moving to the area.
Are pre-schools also widely available (for children approx. 2 to 5 years old)?
There are a few bilingual kindergartens in the area. In addition, the international schools have pre-school classes.
How are most kids transported to and from school?
Select international schools offer school bus services, but many parents prefer to drive their kids to school themselves.
When does the typical school year start and end?
The school year normally starts at the end of August or beginning of September and ends in mid to late June.
Is there anything else I should know about local schools?
For school search assistance, contact Crown Shenzhen/Shekou.
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