I believe that ISQ has provided my son with many opportunities for building his character and developing leadership skills. – ISQ Parent

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ISQ provides a well-balanced education for students, where both academics and character are important. – ISQ Parent

The ISQ teachers challenge students to grow academically, but it is all within a very balanced and nurturing environment. – ISQ Parent

I am thankful for the balanced education that ISQ offers my child. There are so many opportunities for him to grow both inside and outside of the classroom. – ISQ Parent

My daughter has learned so much about improving her study skills. I feel that she is better prepared for university. – ISQ Parent

ISQ provides great opportunities for students to learn, and challenges them both inside and outside of the classroom. – ISQ parent

I like ISQ because the teachers care about you, not just your academic performance. – 12th grade student

ISQ is a school that teaches us passion in education. – ISQ 12th grade student

Welcome to the International School of Qingdao

Why ISQ?

#1 – Proven Results

At the International School of Qingdao(MTI) we know that proper preparation for university is vital. With a current student enrollment of over 400, we remain the largest international school in Qingdao. Our success is credited to a highly trained and competent teaching staff, a nurturing environment, and an emphasis on opportunities for students to grow in both character and academics. Our programs such as Advance Placement (AP classes offered in all core subjects), Model United Nations, and National English Honor Society play an important part in preparing our students. We offer a balanced education by  also providing opportunities for developing leadership skills,  that in addition to academics, are an important foundation for the future success. ISQ has earned the reputation over the past 16 years of sending its graduates to top universities around the world including:

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Chicago
  • New York University
  • George Washington University
  • Syracuse University
  • University of London
  • Seoul National University
  • Yonsei University
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
#2 – A Balanced Approach

The academic curriculum at ISQ is complemented by developing well-rounded students through a wide range of extracurricular activities. These include competitive sports, student government, a variety of student clubs, drama, art, jazz band, and service trips. All of this is done in a nurturing environment which is best for emotional and academic growth.

#3 – An Experienced, International Team

With over 60 expatriate teachers, and over 87  Chinese staff,  ISQ has a diverse and experienced team. All of our classroom teachers are certified, and the majority hold master’s degrees, and represent many years of teaching experience.  ISQ is a part of the International Schools of China (ISC) consortium. ISC’s 1600 students and 250 foreign teachers and administrators come from all over the world. This global perspective and ISC’s 26 years of experience in China has led to a world-class standard of excellence.