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Major cities in Taiwan offer a variety of educational options for people relocating from overseas, and there are a number of international schools or schools with bilingual education (English and Chinese) available where we are located.

In Hsinchu, most of our global talents send their children to the International Bilingual School at Science Park (IBSH), a prestigious and highly selective public school established in 1983. The school follows the Western curriculum in preparing students to continue their college education in US, Canada or Europe. IBSH is a member of WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and has reached excellent achievements academically. For example, the median GPA of class 2013 is 3.60 out of 4.00. The average scores of the class 2013 are as follows:

SAT Average Score, class of 2013 (Full: 800)
Subject Critical Thinking Math Writing
IBSH 629 710 664
USA 496 514 488

The following table shows the comparison on the SAT scores of IBSH and a top school in California, USA to further present the academic strength of IBSH:

State/Country California, US Hsinchu, Taiwan
School Pacific Collegiate School International Bilingual School in HsinChu Science Park
Rank in the state/country 1/11 N/A
City SANTA CRUZ HSINCHU
SAT Average Scores. class of 2013
SAT Score 1946 2003
SAT- Critical Thinking 665 629
SAT- Math 635 710
SAT- Writing 646 664
Student/Teacher Ratio
  21:1 10:1
(Source of the US schools: US News 2013)

The students of IBSH enjoy high quality services such as sport clubs and consultation program when applying for universities. In 2013, 44% of IBSH high school graduates were admitted to top 50 US universities.

Student-teacher ratio at IBSH is about 10:1; the school employs 61 full-time instructors with nearly 2/3 of them holding a master degree or above. Nationality of the instructors range from USA, Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, etc.

For more information, you can refer to the list below for the international schools available in the three areas where we operate. Our HR Relocation Team will assist you with the school enrollment of your children if needed.

Location School Grade Member Of % in Top 50 US University AP Courses Sports Clubs
Hsinchu Int'l Bilingual School at Hsinchu- Science park 1-12 WASC 44%
(24/54 in 2013)
V Basketball, Soccer & Softball
Hsinchu International School K-12 WASC 23%
(10/43 in 2013)
V Soccer, Badminton, Basketball & Swimming
Hsinchu American School 5-12 WASC   V Soccer, Swimming, Basketball, Badminton
Pacific American School K-12     V Soccer, Basketball, Badminton & Swimming
Taichung American School in Taichung 1-12 WASC, EARCOS 32%
(12/37 in 2013)
V Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Basketball & Badminton
Morrison Academy K-12 WASC, ASCI N/A V Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Swimming & Soccer
Tainan National Nanke International Experimental High School -Bilingual Department 1-12 WASC 22% (8/36 in 2013) V Soccer

Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is an hour of drive from Hsinchu. If you choose to live in Taipei, the list below shows the international schools locating in the city. For enrollment in the school there, please contact the administrative personnel of the schools directly; of course, English communication will not be a problem for them.

Location School Grade Member Of % in Top 50 US University AP Courses Sports Clubs
Taipei Taipei American School K-12 WASC 31% (91/295 in 2012) V Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Swimming, Softball, Tennis & Badminton
Taipei European School Age 3-18 WASC, CIS 19%   Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Softball & Football
Taipei Japanese School 1-9   N/A   Soccer & Swimming
Morrison Academy- Bethany Campus K-9 WASC, ASCI   V Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, & Swimming
Dominican International School K-12     V Soccer

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