Qingdao Amerasia International School

Qingdao Amerasia International School provides individualized, inquiry-based curriculum from 18 months through Grade 12, to help your child thrive no matter where the future leads.

QAIS is an International Baccalaureate World School, and one of the very few schools in China to offer the full IB Continuum: the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and Diploma Programme. Our Toddler and Early Childhood Programs are the only programs in Asia to be fully accredited by the American Montessori Society.

English is the primary language of instruction, with Mandarin Chinese also taught daily.

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Our Mission

QAIS aims to inspire a lifelong love of learning through a holistic, child-centered, inquiry-based approach. By embracing each students’ diverse needs, learning styles, and strengths, we strive to develop courageous global citizens who help to create a more peaceful world through community action, intercultural understanding, and respect for all life.

Our Vision

To cultivate an inclusive and vibrant community that promotes knowledge, creativity, independent thinking and mutual respect in a nurturing and safe environment.

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Our Core Values

Academic Excellence: We embrace academic excellence, guiding our children’s’ innate curiosity and encouraging joy in learning.

Independence and Imagination: We foster independent thinking and spark imagination, inspiring our children to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Peace and Respect: We instill respect for self, respect for one another, and respect for our planet, enhancing prospects for peace.

International Mindedness: QAIS values International Mindedness by developing Multilingualism, Intercultural Understanding, and Global Engagement through all ten attributes of the IB Learner Profile. QAIS students are nurtured to become: Knowledgeable, Inquirers, Thinkers, Reflective, Risk-Takers, Caring, Communicators, Principled, Balanced, and Open-Minded.

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The Perfect Place for Learning

Located less than 1km from the beach, in between two mountains and about 5km from downtown, QAIS provides the perfect location for school life.

Spacious classrooms, boasting natural light and educational resources are spread over two connected buildings of each six floors to create a secure environment for students to learn. The facilities include, among other things, well-equipped classrooms; kid-friendly zones with both outdoor and indoor edutainment; outdoor sport fields; fully equipped indoor sports hall; climbing wall; two cafeterias and a café; an extensive private library; an auditorium; a black box theatre; sound proof music rooms; community rooms; fully equipped science labs; large art & craft rooms; a design teaching space with 3-D printers and Robotics programs and an eco-friendly solar powered green hous

Our Academic Programmes

  • Montessori Toddler Programme:  Ages 1.8–3
  • Montessori Early Childhood Programme: Ages 3–6
  • IB Primary Years Programme: Ages 3–11
  • IB Middle Years Programme: Ages 11–16
  • IB Diploma Programme: Ages 16–18

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The QAIS family

We believe a complete and quality education does not limit itself to the school grounds but extends to all a child experiences. Through close communication and collaboration with parents and afterschool coaches, the QAIS community is an enjoyable environment for students, parents, teachers and coaches alike.

If you would also like to be part of the QAIS family, don’t hesitate to call us on +86 (0)532 83889900 or mail us on to schedule a tour.

We look forward meeting you.

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Baishan Campus, Sha Zi Kou Dong Jiang Qingdao 266102

Laoshan District, Shandong Province, China

T: +86 (0)532 8388 9900

E: Contact by email