Yew Chung Hong Kong International School
Type: Primary and secondary
Curriculum: International, based on the English National Curriculum, with a Chinese language and culture programme; IGCSE for Years 10 to 11 and IB Diploma for Years 12 to 13
Languages: Bilingual English and Putonghua
When to apply: Anytime, but early application is encouraged
Waiting list times: Varies by case
Fees: Years 1-6: HK$214,960 • Years 7-11: HK$210,300 • Years 12-13: HK$215,110
Debentures: Primary: first child HK$350,000, second child HK$175,000, third child HK$87,500 • Secondary: first child HK$470,000, second child HK$235,000, third child HK$117,500
Campus and facilities: YCIS is equipped with flexible learning spaces, including a Global Learning Centre and Learning Communities. It also has an auditorium, a gymnasium, an indoor swimming pool, computer labs, music rooms, art and design studios, an exercise room, a basketball court, a cafeteria and outdoor playgrounds.
Competitive advantage: YCIS is a through-train school that offers multicultural, bilingual learning in a Christian context. Two co-principals, one Western and one Chinese, work in partnership to provide academic leadership to the school’s early childhood, primary and secondary levels.
Top university acceptances: University of Cambridge, University of Oxford,
Stanford University, Imperial College London, The University of Chicago, University of California Berkeley, University College London, Cornell University
Primary school: 22 Somerset Road, 2 & 11 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong. Secondary school: 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong, ycis-hk.com