Chongqing Nankai Secondary School
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|Chongqing Nankai Secondary School
|Sanyou Road in Nankai.
Commitment to society, persistent self-improvement
|1, South Shapingba Street
Shapingba, Chongqing, China
Chongqing, Chongqing, 400030, China
|Founder||Zhang Boling (Simplified Chinese: 张伯苓)|
|Principal||Tian Xiangping (Simplified Chinese: 田祥平)|
|Age range||12 ~ 18|
|Campus size||24 hectares|
|Tuition||1350 RMB a semester (Senior High School), free for junior high school|
|Nankai anniversary||October 17|
Chongqing Nankai Secondary School (simplified Chinese: 重庆南开中学; traditional Chinese: 重慶南開中學; pinyin: Chóngqìng Nánkāi Zhōngxúe) is a secondary school in Chongqing, China. It is located in Chenjiawan, Shapingba District.
Chongqing Nankai Secondary School, founded in 1936 by the educationist Mr Zhang Boling, is a secondary school supervised by the Chongqing Municipal Education committee. In 1953, it was taken over by the municipal government and renamed No.3 Middle School. In 1984, the wife of late Premier Zhou Enlai, who was also the vice-chairman of CPPCC, Madam Deng Yingchao inscribed the school name.
The school campus covers an area of 362 mus (24 hectares). The campus has facilities such as science and computer laboratories, an astronomical observatory, a library, a school history museum, an indoor sports hall, a grand auditorium, an artistic centre(studios), two outdoor stadiums, an indoor swimming pool, student dorms and Business Street. The school’s library has over 150 thousand volumes.
Chongqing Nankai Secondary School has a teaching staff of about 200, including 90 senior teachers, 9 special-graded teachers and 9 research fellows. Over 105 young teachers have a Master's Degree or above. The school participates in academic exchanges and has established academic relations with schools in the United States and Japan. About 30 teachers have been sent abroad on lecture tours or for advanced studies. Teachers in the school have won national prizes for improvement in teaching method and some teachers were specially rewarded by the state council.
More than 20 graduates have become the deputies of People’s Congress and members of The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in the school.
The school enrolment is over 6000, about 3000 of them living on campus. Every year about 99% of graduates enrol in colleges, among whom about 90% enter national universities. The number of students admitted by Peking University or Tsinghua University has been the highest among schools in Chongqing for years.
Celebrated scientists including some thirty academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, educationalists, leaders of the CPC and the central government have graduated from the school in the past six decades.
The school has developed an education technology center, astronomical observatory, website and distance educational network.
In the summer of 1936, educator Zhang Boling, founder of Nankai High School in Tianjin, came to Chongqing and built a private school, Nanyu Middle School (南渝中学; literally South Chongqing Middle School). After the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, Nankai High School in Tianjin was heavily damaged by Japanese airraids. Many students and teachers fled to Chongqing, and joined Nanyu Middle School. In December 1938, Nanyu Middle School changed its name to Chongqing Private Nankai Middle School (重慶私立南开中学). After the founding of People’s Republic of China, its name is changed to Chongqing No.3 Middle school. In 1980s, Chongqing Nankai Secondary School has become its official name, yet in some unofficial occasions, the title "Chongqing No.3 Middle school" is still being used today.[when?]
The school previously owned significant assets in Nankai Cheng, but these were sold for commercial purposes in 1994. This gave the school a chance to heavily improve its campus environment. Now Chongqing Nankai Secondary school has another campus, called Naikang (Rongqiao) middle school, which is located at Fenglin Rd, Nan'an, Chongqing, China.
As Naikai Middle School is located in the central area of Shapingba, a busy area, it faces noise problems. Although the teaching buildings are far from the school gates, outsiders have been known to damage sports facilities and threaten the safety of students. There is heavy traffic near the main entrance. Moreover, when parents drive their children to (away from) school on Monday (weekend), traffic is frequently interrupted.
Near the Bo Hai Sea, along the Bai...
The spirit of Nankai soars high.
And change with all the passing days.
Flows like the streaming water.
Upright and true and brave and kind,
Our wisdom grows in heart and mind.
Near the Bo Hai Sea, along the Jialing...
The spirit of Nankai soars high.
- Zhu Guangya (朱光亚)
- Zhou Guangzhao (周光召)
- Yuan-Cheng Fung (冯元桢)
- Guo Kexin (郭可信)
- Hou Yujun (侯虞钧)
- Liang Sili (梁思礼)
- Lin Huabao (林华宝)
- Lou Nanquan (楼南泉)
- Lu Wanzhen (陆婉珍)
- Lu Zhongwu (陆钟武)
- Mao Erke (毛二可)
- Ma Xinghuan (马杏垣)
- Meng Zhaozhen (孟兆祯)
- Qian Ning (钱宁)
- Ren Jizhou (任继周)
- Wang Fangding (王方定)
- Wei Rongjue (魏荣爵)
- Wen Shizhu (温诗铸)
- Xia Peisu (夏培肃)
- Xu Xi (徐僖)
- Yang Shi'e (杨士莪)
- Zhang Cunhao (张存浩)
- Zhang Renhe (张仁和)
- Zhang Zong (章综)
- Zeng Hengyi (曾恒一)
- Zou Chenglu (邹承鲁)
- Dai Ganhuan (戴乾圜)
- Dai Jinkun (戴锦锟)
- Zhou Heng (周恒)
- Li Ping (李玶)
- He Mande (何曼德)
- Lin Tongji(林同骥)
- Zhao Jindong(赵进东)
Communist Party of China leaders
- Bashu Secondary School (a rival school)
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- Official website (Chinese)
- A history of “Nankai School”
- Chongqing Nankai High School Gangnam Style on YouTube
- Chongqing Nankai Secondary School Alumni on LinkedIn