Shandong Experimental High School

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The main campus

Shandong Experimental High School, (abbreviation:SEHS) (Chinese: 山东省实验中学; Chinese: 山东省实验中学; pinyin: Shāndōngshěng Shíyàn Zhōngxué; Zhuyin Fuhao: ㄕㄢㄉㄨㄥㄕㄥˇㄕˊㄧㄢˋㄓㄨㄥㄒㄩㄝˊ) is a provincial key high school, the first experimental high school, founded in October 10, 1948 in Shandong Province. Since its foundation it has carried out research on educational systems, curricula, teaching methodology, and educational administration. It has been ranked No.1 in Shandong Province and No. 14 nationally. Its students have won 16 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 3 bronze medals in International Olympiads in math, physics, chemistry, and informatics etc.Now, the president of school is Xianghe Han(韩相河).

Shandong Experimental Senior High School is one of the key provincial senior high schools and the first batch of standardized schools of Shandong Province. It was founded in October 1948 and now has four campuses, covering an area of 226 Chinese acres with a building area of more than 110,000 square meters. The school has more than 5,600 students and a staff of over 520. It possesses teaching buildings, laboratory buildings, office buildings, libraries, a stadium, an art building, an auditorium, dining halls and an athletic ground.

The school has one expert who receives an allowance from the State Council, two middle-aged and young experts who have contributed prominently to Shandong province, ten "teachers of special grade," six nationwide "excellent teachers," two famous teachers within Shandong province, eleven provincial teaching master-hands, nine municipal outstanding teachers, five well-known teachers in Jinan, and six teachers who have won first or second prize in the national high-quality class teaching competition, as well as over 40 teachers who have won first prize in the provincial high-quality competition. During the selection of “Ten Educational innovation figures”, Shandong Experimental Senior High School is the only one in Shandong province to win all the three of headmaster, head teacher and teacher.

Shandong Experimental Senior High School educates its students in Chinese culture through activities such as bringing cross talk and Beijing Opera to the school, popularizing shadow boxing (taiji boxing), and organizing Beijing Opera get-togethers. It has more than 30 associations and has expanded the students’ international view through international exchange activities. The school has organized study tours all over the world and encourages the students to carry out public service work. The school's students have won sixteen gold medals, eight silver medals and three bronze medals in international course Olympiads and other sports and art competitions.

The school has been awarded advanced collective of the national educational system, the national green school, national school with traditional physical education events, provincial civilized unit, advanced primary Party organization of Shandong province, advanced unit of teachers’ morality construction in Shandong Province, advanced unit of popularizing the knowledge of law in Shandong educational system, and sample school of management in accordance with law in Shandong Province.

Teaching[edit]

The school encourages students to take part in competitions, such as International Olympic competitions in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology as well as sports and games. Many students gain entry to university. In 2000, experimental classes were set up with the purpose of enhancing high-level personal teaching of the most able students. There are now 10 experimental classes. Since 2001, special classes for the artistically talented have been incorporated into the syllabus. In 2001, eligibility for enrollment into the school was extended from citywide to province-wide.

The school has exchange visits with high schools in America, Britain, France, Japan, Australia, Hungary, Korea, Singapore, and Germany.

Campuses[edit]

Main campus[edit]

It is situated on Jingshi Road in downtown Jinan. It's the oldest campus of the four campuses. It has 1-5# teaching buildings, a school library, a laboratory building, a gym and international department building; two basketball courts and a playground. The oldest using building is 1# teaching building, it's now used as an office for the important departments of school. The newest building is 5# teaching building, it has being using since 2018 September. There are two gardens in the school,the eastern one called Qin Garden(沁园), the western has a Dengpan Cup(登攀杯), names of the students who got the Olympiads prize. Student have to go home every night for the little land.

Eastern campus[edit]

Eastern campus is in Guodian Third Block. It was set up in May 2001, covering a total area of 235mu (15.7 hecters) with a construction area of some 110,000 square metres. There are 105 classes, and 502 teachers and staff in the school. Among the teaching staff are five special-class teachers, 144 senior teachers, 10 with master's degrees, 10 with M.Ed certification, and 149 who have undertaken postgraduate courses. The school is equipped with playgrounds, gardens (including a zoology garden) and buildings for teaching, offices, a library, performance and display art, gyms, apartments, halls, and cafes.

Other campuses[edit]

Western one is on Dezhou Road; Cahngqing campus is on Wate Road.

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Coordinates: 36°39′50″N 117°00′41″E / 36.6639°N 117.0114°E / 36.6639; 117.0114