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, University of Toronto, University of California
Primary school: 22 Somerset Road, 2 & 11 Kent Road, Kowloon Tong. Secondary school: 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong, ycis-hk.com