By the end of 2020, there are 53 regular colleges and universities, 22 secondary vocational schools, 259 middle schools (including 202 junior high schools and 57 high schools), 384 primary schools, 1,010 kindergartens and 15 schools for special-needs education in Nanjing. There are also five schools for the children of foreigners in Nanjing.

English-Curriculum Education Providers in Nanjing

At time of writing, Nanjing has five major providers of English-based education that lead to internationally recognised qualifications such as ICGSE and A-Level.

The British School of Nanjing

Provides expat families a private education of the highest standard for their children between 2 to 18 years old, following the worldwide-recognised English National Curriculum. Foreign passports only.

Tel: 025-52108987


Nanjing International School

Founded in 1992, NIS is the oldest, fully-accredited international school in Nanjing and the only non-profit Pre-K to 12 IB World School. NIS is a diverse and inclusive learning community inspiring international mindedness, personal excellence, and creative thinking. Foreign passports only.

Tel: 025-8589 9111


Eton House International School Nanjing

We are committed to ensuring all our students receive an internationally recognised, inquiry based education from highly qualified, experienced and nurturing staff. For 2-18 year old students with foreign passports only.

Tel: 025-86696778


Nanjing Echo International School

An American-based curriculum day school serving grades Prek-12, specializing in teaching both non-native and native English speakers to succeed in the classroom.

Tel: 025-84299077


BASIS International School Nanjing

The fifth American BASIS School in China which can accommodate 1,000 students from PreK-1 to Grade 12, including 418 boarding students, is to provide students with a transformative early childhood and K – 12 education with the cutting-edge BASIS Curriculum.

Tel: 025-57738888


Nanjing Foreign Language School

In 1963, under the guidance of Premier Zhou En Lai, Nanjing Foreign Language School was chartered as one of the first seven foreign language schools in China.

Tel: 83282300


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