Xiamen Foreign Language School
chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: Apr 29, 2019
In 1981, with the establishment of Xiamen Special Economic Zone, Xiamen Foreign Language School was built on Gulangyu Island, the "garden on the sea".
In 1994, the school expanded its educational scale and moved to Hubin North Road. In 2004, it moved its high school to Haicang district. It is the top-tier standard middle school and a key middle school in Fujian province.
Currently, the school has 84 teaching classes, with over 4,000 students and 240 staff members. The school covers 103,000 square meters, with a construction area of 93,200 sq m.
Xiamen Foreign Language School is authorized jointly by the Education Department of Fujian Province, the Foreign Affairs Office of Fujian Provincial People's Government, and the province's Public Security Bureau. It is qualified to accept foreign students, and is the only school in Xiamen with this qualification.
The school has cultivated many excellent students and sent many to study in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Singapore. It has also signed cooperative teaching agreements and forged sister ties with schools in countries including Thailand, France, Australia and the US.
Source: Impression of Xiamen, compiled by Xiamen Municipal People's Government Information Office and published by Xiamen University Press.