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 Pre~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

Instruction in Kindergarten, elementary, and middle school is generally 50% in English taught by English First-language teachers and 50% in Mandarin. For the high school curriculum, all instruction, excluding Chinese, is in English.

Achievement Battery

ORF, SRI, SDRT, ISA, IB eAssessment, PSAT, IB Exam

Type of School

Private, coeducational, day school

 

School Year for Students

From late-August or early-September to late-June, for a total of 195 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:

Peter Tsai; petertsai@kss.tp.edu.tw

Head of Secondary / IB DP Coordinator:

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

Secondary Director:

Claire Huang; clairehuang@kss.tp.edu.tw

IB MYP Coordinator:

Caleb Lin; caleblin@kss.tp.edu.tw

College Counselor:

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

Andrew Wang; andrewwang@kss.tp.edu.tw

Head of IB PYP:

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

Elementary Director:

Stacy Hu; stacyhu@kss.tp.edu.tw

Enrollment

For the 2021-2022 school year, enrollment is around 760.

 

Student Nationality

76% Taiwanese, 24% from 20 other countries

Class Size

6-28 students

Summer and Winter School
Conducted for an additional fee.

Devotion and Chapel

Daily devotion in the student's homeroom. Monthly 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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