CHENGDU MEISHI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

CEEB Code: 694364,IB Code: 003888

(Founded 2001)

Principal:
Athena Liu

College Counselor:Jeff Zhai
College Counseling office:
(86)-028-8533-3638
Email: jeff.zhai@miscd.com

DP Coordinator:Lorry Luo
Email:lorry.luo@miscd.com

Status: Private
Boarding/day: Mixed
Gender: Coeducational

Language of Instruction:
English, Chinese

Authorized programs:
PYP, MYP, DP and AP

Age Range: 6-18

Address:
1340 Middle Section of Tianfu Avenue
Chengdu, Sichuan, China 610042

TEL: +86-028-8533-0653
FAX: +86-028-8533-0880

Email:
office@miscd.com

Website:
English: www.miscd.com
Chinese: www.meishischool.com

Chengdu Meishi International School

Commitment to the Promotion of International Understanding and a Superior Education

Chengdu Meishi International School (CMIS) boasts a beautiful campus and first-class facilities, offering both boarding and day programs for students from grades 1 through 12. Founded in 2002 with the backing of Chengdu Meishi Culture Co., Ltd., an affiliate of the Shenzhen Meishi Group, CMIS was one of the first international schools in Southwest China to welcome both domestic and international students.

Academics

Since its founding, CMIS has prioritized academic excellence by fostering a vibrant learning environment. Small class sizes and the implementation of current best practices empower students to thrive. The school embraces cultural diversity and integrates Chinese and Western methodologies, fostering a global mindset through inquiry-based education. This philosophy attracts students from around the world, creating a truly international learning community.

As a testament to its commitment to international education, CMIS has been authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) as an IB World School and holds accreditation from the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA) and Accreditation International (Ai). This distinction positions CMIS among a select few schools worldwide offering the full IB continuum – the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP). In addition, since 2023, CMIS has introduced the Advanced Placement (AP) program to cater to the varied needs of students and parents.

Beyond academic rigor, CMIS fosters a values system that prioritizes innovation, practicality, and logical thinking. This dedication is reflected in their recognition as a "Chengdu Environmentally Friendly School and Model School" by the Chengdu Education Department. CMIS graduates consistently achieve impressive results, with a high percentage gaining admission to top 50 universities in the US and top 100 universities worldwide. Recently, Meishi students have been accepted by world prestigious universities, which include but are not limited to, Stanford University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, New York University, Georgia Tech, Imperial College London, University College London, London School of Economics, University of Toronto, McGill University, University of British Columbia, Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of Amsterdam, Nanyang Technological University, Ecole hotelier de Lausanne, Tsinghua University, Hong Kong University, and others. Furthermore, Meishi graduates continue to excel after college, with some pursuing graduate studies at institutions such as University of Oxford, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago and more.

Extracurriculars

Nurturing well-rounded individuals, CMIS offers a robust program of extracurricular activities, encompassing athletics, arts, clubs, and leadership opportunities. As a charter member of the Chengdu International Schools Association (CISA), our students partake in competitions and collaborative endeavors with peers from other international schools in Chengdu, thereby broadening their horizons and fostering a spirit of global citizenship. Since its founding, CMIS has achieved significant milestones, and we welcome you to explore our vibrant school community further by visiting our website.

GRADING AND RANKING PROCEDURES

CMIS has adopted ‘Letter Grades’ in grading system as below. Rank: CMIS does not rank.

Grade

Percentage Range

Standard GPA

AP GPA

IB GPA

A+

>97.0

4.00

5.00

5.00

A

93.0-96.9

A-

90.0-92.9

3.67

4.67

4.67

B+

87.0-89.9

3.33

4.33

4.33

B

83.0-86.9

3.00

4.00

4.00

B-

80.0-82.9

2.67

3.67

3.67

C+

77.0-79.9

2.33

3.33

3.33

C

73.0-76.9

2.00

3.00

3.00

C-

70.0-72.9

1.67

2.67

2.67

D+

67.0-69.9

1.33

1.33

1.33

D

63.0-66.9

1.00

1.00

1.00

D-

60.0-62.9

0.67

0.67

0.67

F

<59.9

0.00

0.00

0.00

No credit is issued for a percentage grade 59.9 or below.
In the case of a failure in a class a ZERO grade will be added to G.P.A. for purpose of averaging.

Courses Eligible for Weight 1 Point
All International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Courses.

Graduation Requirements

The minimum* course requirements for graduation are shown below:
(The administration reserves the right to make exceptions to this policy if exceptional circumstances are apparent):

High School Subject AreaMinimum requirements for graduationMinimum Year Credits Required

English

English, Text & Performance, World Literature, etc.

4

Mathematics

Math, Advance Algebra, etc.

3

Social Science

History, Geography, Business, etc.

3

Science

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental System & Societies, with a Lab

3

World Languages

Two years must be in the same language.

3

Arts & Electives

Visual or Performing Arts, Film, Drama, etc.
Plus four credits from any Subject Area, incl. ESL.

6

Physical Education

P.E., Marching Band, Drum & bugle, Team Sports

2

Minimum Year Credits required:

24

*For IB – Diploma Students

Completion of Extended Essay (EE), Theory of Knowledge (TOK), and Creativity Action & Service (CAS)

Transcripts

High school students will be issued transcripts that document the sum of their work at CMIS. For purposes of college applications the percentage scores reported on progress report will be converted to conventional GPAs.

Credits and course work from other schools will be represented on the CMIS transcript, if possible. The addition of transfer credits for GPA will be determined on a case by case basis.

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Chengdu Meishi International School (CMIS) is a K-12 day and boarding school, fostering a vibrant learning community. Situated in the Hi-tech Zone of Chengdu, the picturesque campus spans 38 acres and boasts impressive facilities, including an indoor basketball stadium, full-sized football field, tennis courts, and dedicated spaces for music, art, and dance. With over 2,000 students, including 35% enrolled in the international curriculum-based Integrated Programs and 65% in the Domestic Division, CMIS cultivates a diverse and enriching environment.

CMIS embraces cultural diversity, inclusion, innovation, and a scientific approach to learning, welcoming students from around the world and nurturing them with an international perspective. CMIS prioritizes attention to detail, reflected in our small class sizes, strong international cultural environment, and integration of the best aspects of Western and Chinese education into comprehensive academic programs.

Chengdu Meishi International School stands as the pioneering IB World School in Southwest China, offering a seamless continuum of IB education, encompassing the PYP, the MYP, and the DP. CMIS further empowers students by providing the Advanced Placement (AP) program alongside the IB curriculum, offering a wider range of options for students seeking another rigorous academic path. With diverse courses, rich extracurricular activities, and a free and active learning atmosphere, CMIS empowers students to thrive. Each year, a significant percentage of CMIS graduates gain admission to the world's top 100 universities, consistently achieving impressive results.

As a school that is open to both national Chinese students and those with foreign passports, CMIS boasts a diverse community of teachers and students from dozens of countries, creating a rich and natural cross-cultural environment. This exposure to a global perspective prepares students to become well-rounded individuals who thrive in an interconnected world.

  • Certificate of IB DP Authorization

    National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA)

  • Certificate of IB MYP Authorization

    Accreditation International (Ai)

  • Certificate of IB PYP Authorization

    MSA-CESS Accredited


High Quality & Distinctive Features

CMIS aims to be a unique international school with high instructional quality and embraces international education for the whole-child. CMIS introduced IB to the campus in 2009 and subsequently received authorizations for the PYP, MYP and DP. Further, CMIS is in cooperation with UEI to operate the Sino-American Elite Program, which offers a seamless blend of the Chinese national high-school curriculum and U.S. curriculum. CMIS is deeply committed to the pursuit of international education and will continuously innovate to retain its leading position in southwest China.

Innovative

Since the founding of our school, we have set up our goal as “welcoming students from all over the world and cultivating them to be global leaders”. We offer international educational programs, that fully integrate the IB philosophy into our daily lessons. We aim to cultivate our students to be well-balanced international citizens who also possess Chinese awareness.