director: dr. Clare McDermott
QSI International School of Chengdu is an amazing community of learners. We offer a rigorous, yet personalized approach to learning, which challenges our students to be their best. Students aged 3 through secondary graduation will be prepared to transfer back to their home country or gain acceptance into one of the world’s premier universities.
We are a non-profit educational institution, which offers an American curriculum. QSI Chengdu is accredited by Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, offer Advanced Placement courses and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Our students benefit from our mastery learning philosophy at all stages of their educational journey; we provide additional time and assistance to complete course work or allow students to push ahead- depending on their strengths. Teachers, students and parents work together monitoring student progress and growth, insuring success for all.
The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 125 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development and advance student achievement.
The QSI International School of Chengdu has been accredited by the Middle States Association since 2008. The school maintains its accreditation with MSA through a continual process of identifying areas for growth and implementing a community supported action plan to push the boundaries of success and achievement in those areas.
What is Mastery Learning?
Mastery Learning is an educational approach in which students must achieve mastery of a subject before moving forward to learn subsequent information about that subject; learning builds on established understanding. Students are given the time and support they need to reach mastery.
Mastery Learning and Pastoral Care in Secondary School
At Quality Schools International (QSI) we use a mastery learning approach to ensure our students have the skills and information necessary for success in all their learning experiences. We strive to provide students opportunities to map out their thinking…MORE
How we implement Success For All, Hands On Learning, Student Choice, and Kindness At QSI Chengdu Elementary School, we believe in success for all, hands on learning, student choice, educating the whole child and kindness to others. We believe that in order for students to do…MORE
Being located in the heart of China has its advantages. Chengdu is located in valley that is surrounded by spectacular mountains. Our staff and students can easily leave the bustling city for a day (or weekend) of hiking or…MORE
QSI is a place that really pushes teachers to take an interest in their students and really care about them as human beings.
From the moment you walk through the door what's so exciting is the fact that there's children smiling everywhere. It's a real family environment. It feels like a proper community school.
The reason I like the school is because of the teachers. They are really encouraging and they help you all the time.