Xuzhou No.5 Middle School

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Xuzhou Number 5 Middle School was established in 1905. Now it is a three star-high school with a long history.

History[edit]

Private Peixin Academy[1] which is a missionary school is its predecessor, then changed its name to Peixin middle school, or Peizheng middle school. In 1952, the Xuzhou government took it over and named it Xuzhou Number 5 Middle School of Shandong Province. In 1953, because Xuzhou was put under Jiangsu province, the name is changed into Xuzhou Number 5 Middle School.

Today[edit]

Xuzhou Number 5 Middle School now is a three-star high school. Instruction includes classes of lyre-playing, chess, calligraphy and painting, a 21-or 25-stringed plucked instrument, I-go, manners, poetry and other classes with strong ethnic characteristics which contribute to inheriting and developing Chinese traditional culture. Small class teaching has been implemented in Xuzhou Number 5 Middle School.

Facilities[edit]

The campus is about 31,000 square metres. The building area is 13,885 square meters. There are laboratory building, office building, peizheng building, wusan building, teaching buildings, and history museum building.

  • Laboratory building

In the laboratory building, there is a theatre classroom with multi-media facilities which is equipped with 3oo seats. Besides this, there are 3 physics Labs, 2 Chemistry labs, 2 Biology labs, 1 labor and technology classroom. The fourth floor and fifth floor are usually used for music teaching, dancing teaching art teaching and varied activities.

  • Teaching buildings

At present, Xuzhou Number 5 middle school has a total of 46 classrooms, which includes 24 senior high school classrooms and 22 junior high school classrooms and make up 3 teaching buildings. All of the three buildings are allocated with screens, slide projectors, recording machines, and video cassette recorders.

  • Library

In the library, there are about 8,3714 books, more than 7,0000 books of them have been put into computers. Students can read books in different fields.

Teaching staff[edit]

Nowadays, the staff total 195. Among them, there are 164 part-time teachers, 43 senior teachers, 85 elementary teachers. Most of the teachers are dedicated, careful and hardworking in teaching, as a result, a few dozens of them win the title of "famous teachers". what's more, 16 teachers have been named as a provincial and municipal outstanding teachers.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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