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Parent's Review of Shanghai Livingston American School in Shanghai , China

Apr 14, 2017

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

Shanghai Livingston American School

In what town or city is this school located?

Shanghai

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

American

What grade levels are represented at this school?

K-12

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Bus

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

The facilities are marginal at this school. Administration hires un certified staff. The building is not properly heated and/or air conditioned. The clean air policy is a joke. These are the main reason why we chose to transition to a different school in Shanghai. The school is Chinese owned and you might understand what that entails.

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

Some teachers are passionate about their job and they are great. For us it is not acceptable that they hire uncertified teachers..

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

The PTA is very active.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

No

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