An American high school education without leaving China

Our Alpha School programs are designed to prepare Chinese students for college in the United States. The full-time programs are housed within specialized curriculum centers at prominent Chinese public schools, with students transferring in during Grade 10 or Grade 11. We currently employ 40 teachers, including 10 from the United States, and have 250 students studying across two centers in Beijing and Hubei Province, with plans to expand to 1-2 new centers by 2021.

Curriculum Development
Recruitment of Teachers
Academic Quality Management
College Counselling
Enrichment Programs
Dual Diploma Programs

The College Board's trusted partner in China

The Alpha School team organized The College Board's very first AP China Summit in 2012 and is responsible for organizing all four annual College Board events in China, including the Winter Workshop, Spring Workshop, Fall Workshop and China Summit. Alpha School also supports the College Board in vetting new school code applications in China, and has similar partnerships with other leading educational organizations in the U.S., including Facing History & Ourselves and Primary Source.

20181103 1038151

The High School Affiliated to Beijing Normal University

Founded in 1901, the High School Affiliated to Beijing Normal University is one of the oldest public secondary schools in China. In 2012, it become one of 13 top Beijing schools approved to open an international curricular center for its students preparing to apply to US colleges, with Alpha School responsible for overall administration. The center currently enrolls 250 students in Grades 10-12, with all graduates admitted to leading universities in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.


Yiling Senior High School

Founded in 1962, Yiling Senior High School is the top ranked high school in Yichang, the second largest city in Hubei Province, and one of the leading schools in central China. Alpha School established its Hubei center at the school in 2016 with the first cohort graduating in May 2019. The school operates a successful exchange programs with the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics & Science in Boston and Haverhill High School in Massachusetts.