Download the Special Needs Profile (2023 Special Needs China, Shanghai) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.
Shanghai American School (SAS) is a prestigious, independent, not-for-profit international school located in Shanghai, China. Founded in 1912, SAS has two campuses and approximately 2,800 students enrolled in PK-12, making it China’s largest and most established international school. The academic year has two semesters extending from mid-August to mid-January and from mid-January to mid-June.
This is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of September 2022 and provided by the school.
NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in fall 2022 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.