Shanghai Huaer Collegiate School is able to offer an outstanding learning environment thanks to the strength and experience of its global partners.
No. 2 High School of East China Normal University
Founded in 1958, the No. 2 High School of East China Normal University, commonly referred to as Huaer in Chinese, is one of the best public high schools in Shanghai.
East China Normal University is known as the premier teacher training university in China, and its affiliated high school has a long-established reputation for its progressive approach to the development of teaching and learning.
Having been named one of the top 10 schools nationally for science education innovation, Huaer is well-known for its outstanding performances in regional, national and international science contests, achieving 27 gold medals in International Science Olympiads and more than 20 awards at Intel International Science and Engineering Fairs – the highest totals of any school in China. In addition, four asteroids have been named after Huaer students in recognition of their performances in science competitions.
Gold medals in International Science Olympiads
Awards at Intel International Science and Engineering Fairs
Among schools in China for awards in international science competitions
asteroids named after Huaer students
Huaer Collegiate’s development has been led and managed by Shanghai-based education company, Dipont Education. This is Dipont’s third independent school project, following the successful establishment of RDFZ King’s College School Hangzhou and Nanwai King’s College School Wuxi.
Dipont is at the forefront of changing the way education is thought about and delivered in China. In addition to establishing and managing schools with elite Chinese and international partners, Dipont also provides innovative curricular and co-curricular programming, supported by more than 600 international educators across China.
International curriculum centers
years of leading educational development in China
International educators across China
U.S. Collegiate School Advisory Council
Our U.S. Collegiate School Advisory Council actively reviews and participates in the design and implementation of our PS-12 college preparatory program, to ensure our curriculum follows leading global standards and practices.
In addition to advising the school’s board of directors and senior leadership team, representatives on the council develop discipline-specific curricula, provide teacher training and offer collaborative educational experiences for scholars.
National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA)
NSDA is a nonprofit educational honor society for middle and high school speech and debate in the United States. It has partnered with Dipont Education since 2012, establishing NSDA China to promote debate education, courses and tournaments across the country.
Educational Theater Association (EdTA)
Founded in 1929, EdTA is one of the oldest and most highly regarded organizations providing theater education in the US. Together with Dipont Education, they founded EdTA China, which promotes drama education, courses and festivals across the country.