Kuei Shan School Profile

MOE: 421303 CEEB/ACT: 694572 UCAS: 40941 IB World School: 049727


Address: 200 Mingde Road Taipei, Taiwan 11280 R.O.C.

Tel: +886-2-2821-2009

Website: www.kshs.tp.edu.tw

Fax: +886-2-2820-5790
Skype: kueishanschool    Email: info@kss.tp.edu.tw

The School

Taipei Kuei Shan School is fully accredited by the Taipei City Government Department of Education, a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) as a private Christian school, and an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School which provides a lively campus community for more than 700 students by blending educational excellence and an international perspective with Christian values.

At Kuei Shan, we celebrate our distinctive place in K-12 education – where teaching, learning and faith guide the mind in understanding the complex diversity of God’s creation and prepare the whole person for service and leadership.

Accreditation
  •  Accredited by the Taipei City Government Department of Education

  •  Authorized to deliver the IB Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP)

  •  A member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Curricular Program

The school provides International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and Primary Years Program (PYP) with a Taiwanese national curriculum perspective. Our K-12 curriculum is based on IB standards and benchmarks of the Republic of China Ministry of Education. The school is accredited by the Taipei City Government Department of Education. The school is an IB continuum school authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization.

 

Extracurricular Program

Broad range of offerings, including intramural sports (soccer, basketball, T-ball, and volleyball) and the Taiwan International School Sports Association (TISSA) tournaments (soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, and track & field/cross country), fine arts (drama, poetry, orchestra, band, recorder, guitar, choir, dance, DIY), service (short-mission trip, handyman, , environment), writing, Model UN, scout, robotics sewing, cooking.

 

Instruction

Depends on student's course selection, for PK to 8, generally 50% English medium instruction taught by English First-language teachers, and 50% Mandarin. For the high school curriculum, all instruction, excluding Chinese and H1/H2 Arts and Design, is in English.

Achievement Battery

CAP, SLEP, SDRT, SRI, ORF, TerraNova, ISA, and PSAT.

Type of School:

Private, coeducational, day school

 

School Year for Students:

From late-August or early-September to late-June, for a total of 200 instructional days

 

Grades:

Pre-school:  4 & 5-year-olds

Elementary School:  Grades 1-5

Secondary School:  Grades 6-12

 

Organizational Structure:

The governance of the school is vested in the Board of Trustees, which includes eleven trustees generated according to the Republic of China Private School Act.

The administration of the school is responsible for the daily operation of the school.

Head of School:

JaneDong Wu; janedongwu@kss.tp.edu.tw

Head of Elementary / IB-PYP Coordinator:

Elizabeth Hu; elizabethhu@kss.tp.edu.tw

Head of Secondary / IB-DP Coordinator:

Robert Chung; robertchung@kss.tp.edu.tw

IB-MYP Coordinator:

Joe Woo; joewoo@kss.tp.edu.tw

College Counselor:

Curtis Quick; curtisquick@kss.tp.edu.tw

Michael Chiang; michaelchiang@kss.tp.edu.tw

 

Enrollment:

For the 2019-2020 school year, enrollment is around 700.

 

Student Ethnicity:

80% Taiwanese, 20% from 10 other countries

Class Size:

6-45 students

Summer and Winter School:
Conducted for an additional fee.

Devotion and Chapel

Daily devotion in student's homeroom. Weekly youth chapel.

Students are not required to embrace the Christian tradition to become part of the Kuei Shan family and enjoy all that Kuei Shan has to offer.

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