Thank you for your interest in the Qingdao No.1 International School of Shandong Province (QISS). We are a licensed and fully-accredited private international school serving expatriate students in Qingdao from Toddler/Pre-Kindergarten (age 2) through 12th grade.

In accordance with our school-wide theme, “Developing a Mindful Heart”, QISS actively pursues its Mission: to “provide a challenging academic program that develops the Core Character Traits of Vitality, Courage, Sensitivity, Intelligence and Compassion.” We prepare our students, not only to pursue further university level education internationally, but to become truly international citizens, ready to take on global issues and help create a more sustainable future for the world.

QISS accepts applications and can admit qualified new students throughout the school year. Expatriate students living in Qingdao with their parents or legal guardians and interested in pursuing a rigorous college preparatory English-medium education are invited to apply. Our intention is to admit both the best qualified students and those who will enhance the cultural diversity of the school.

For more information, please refer to the Procedures and Policy documents.

J'Bill Merrick, Admissions and School Development Coordinator, is available to answer any admissions related questions. He can be contact via email at To schedule a tour of the QISS campus or to book an admissions test, please contact the admissions department via the information provided below.

Admissions Office
Phone:86-532-6889-8888 or 86-532-8890-9802
Fax: 86-532-8890-8876
All admissions support can be provided in English, Chinese or Korean
Postal Address:
232 Songling Road
Qingdao, China 266101