No. 2 High School Attached to East China Normal University

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No. 2 High School of East China Normal University
华东师范大学第二附属中学
Address
555 Chenhui Rd, Zhangjiang
Shanghai, 201203
China
Information
Type Public School, Boarding School
Motto 卓然独立 越而胜己
Established 1958
Principal Dai Liyi (戴立益)
Staff 140
Gender Co-ed
Age 15 to 18
Enrollment 1400+
Campus Suburban, 50,879 square metres (13 acres)
Affiliations East China Normal University
Website
No. 2 High School Attached to East China Normal University
Traditional Chinese 華東師範大學第二附屬中學
Simplified Chinese 华东师范大学第二附属中学

No. 2 High School of East China Normal University is a high school located in Zhangjiang High-Tech Park, Pudong, Shanghai, China.

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Founded in 1958, No. 2 High School of East China Normal University is the only 'key high school' in Shanghai that is under direct auspices of the country's Ministry of Education other than Shanghai Foreign Language School, a school specialized in foreign language. It is most well known for its outstanding performance in international, continental, national and regional science contests. A number of 22 gold medals is won in International Mathematical Olympiad, International Physics Olympiad, International Chemistry Olympiad, International Olympiad in Informatics, and International Biology Olympiad as of 2009, the most in Mainland China.[1] This high school is also known as one Of the best four high schools in Shanghai.

The school locates in the Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park with convenient transportation, and covers an area of 10 ha with first-class basic establishment. No. 2 High School Attached to East China Normal University is a boarding school and at present, has a total of more than 1400 students and a total staff of 140. In 1999,its International Division was established and was approved by the Shanghai Municipal Government for enrolling foreign students, aged 12 to 18, for junior and senior high school education.

The school serves as an HSK testing center, as well as a 'Base' under the direct auspices of the Office of Chinese Language Council International of the People's Republic of China for teaching Chinese as a foreign language. In addition, the school provides Chinese language teaching as an established subsidiary of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council.

Alternative names[edit]

The school has (or has had) the following names:

  • No. 2 High School of East China Normal University, official English name since 1999.
  • No. 2 Secondary School of East China Normal University, school name used by College Board.
  • No. 2 Secondary School attached to East China Normal University, out-dated since 1999, when International Department was built and the school planned moving from its original address (896 Zaoyang Rd., since built to 2002) to 555 Chenhui Rd., Pudong district in Shanghai.

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School panorama
School panorama

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