About us

California International Academies (CIA) is an education organization that offers a US Kindergarten, primary and secondary school education including high school diploma programs in cooperation with partner schools in China. CIA promotes knowledge, innovation and global understanding through a unique, international approach.

CIA students will complete their program of study in China at one of several CIA partner schools throughout China. In addition CIA provides opportunities for US students to study in the program for all or part of their high school education creating a truly international educational experience. CIA views US students as ambassadors who will return to their home states with intimate knowledge of the Chinese culture and history.

As a college-preparatory school organization, CIA’s curriculum is a Western, US based curriculum, specifically designed to meet the US Common Core Standards, as well as State of California graduation requirements. In addition, the secondary school curriculum is aligned with the University of California A-G curriculum.

Mission & Vision:

California International Academies provide a unique and exemplary educational environment that focuses on preparing each student for the challenges of adulthood in the 21st century. Our schools offer a smaller school environment by integrating smaller class sizes. Our graduates will be skilled communicators, critical thinkers, and will demonstrate a commitment to values of self-discipline, integrity and responsibility. The Schools will foster our students to higher achievements by creating a partnership of ardent educators, staff and families.

 

Global Campuses:

California International Academies currently has three campuses in China and plans to open additional schools in the near future.

 

1. California International Academies – Tianjin Campus

The California International Academies – Tianjin Campus is hosted at Tianjin No.14 High School, located at No. 45 Shuichanqian Street in Hebei District, with a beautiful campus covering an area of over 6 hectares, is an institution of junior and senior education. It includes an available building area of 50,260 square meters. Currently the school has a total enrollment of over 2,500 students in 61 classes. There are 267 faculty and staff, among whom 244 are full-time teachers.

The school has complete facilities and elegant environment. The multi-media teaching appliances are equipped in all the classrooms. The Internet is accessible on every corner of the campus, and the school library has a collection of over 60,000 books and journals. The school also has biology labs, physics labs and chemistry labs for experiment teaching. There is a playground and a gymnasium with a swimming pool, a badminton court and a basketball court in the school.

2. California International Academies – Nanjing Campus

California International Academies – Nanjing is hosted at Nanjing No.3 High School   Founded in 1902, Nanjing No.3 High School is a four-star (highest possible ranking) high school in Nanjing. In the 1920s, Mr. Tao Xingzhi, a great educationalist of China, served as principal of this school for six years. After more than 110 years of development, the school has divided into two sub-schools, high school and junior high school. The school is now located in the historic downtown Qinhuai district in Nanjing.

Coming in 2016:

3. California International Academies – Beijing Campus

California International Academies – Beijing is our premiere school located in China’s capital. Hosted by Peking University Affiliated Experimental School, our Beijing Campus is located in Zhong Guan Cun, the heart of the China's R&D center for science and technology and is located close to Peking University, a college known for its pursuits in democracy and science. CIA-Beijing has an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students.

 

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