In May of 2016, QSI International School of Chengdu successfully switched registration with the Sichuan Province Education Department from a diplomatic school to a school for the children of foreign workers. Under this charter, QSI International School of Chengdu is granted the right to run preschool, primary, middle, and secondary programs.
QSI International School of Chengdu is fully accredited through internationally recognized Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA). MSA verifies that the QSI International School of Chengdu meets or exceeds quality educational standards, is engaging in a program of continuous school improvement, and is providing for quality assurance through self-evaluation and peer review.
The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a nongovernmental, non-profit, peer-administered organization of diverse educational institutions committed to ensuring that students in accredited schools are receiving the highest quality education. Additionally, the association seeks to ensure that accredited schools are engaged in continuous improvement efforts through effective leadership, a comprehensive program of self-study, evaluation by peer educators external to the school, meeting the requirements for accreditation, exemplary programs, and supportive services. For more than 125 years, the association has provided leadership in educational quality and school improvement for its member schools.
QSI International School of Chengdu is proud to receive International Baccalaureate World school authorization and offer the IB Diploma program to its Upper Secondary School students. Designed as a comprehensive, two-year curriculum that allows students to fulfill requirements of various national education systems, IB incorporates the best elements of education across the globe. The IB Diploma program is internationally recognized as one of the most challenging college-preparatory curricula available, which is why it aligns seamlessly with our school's globally minded mission. Students attending QSI International School of Chengdu may choose to pursue a full IB Diploma, or enroll in individual IB courses to earn a certificate. Students may also choose from a myriad of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, as well general secondary courses.