Thank you for your interest in SSIS. We are pleased you are considering becoming a part of our community.

Whether you are a family living in Suzhou or relocating to China for the first time, our Admissions team are available to assist and support you through this transitional process. For those families relocating to China, we appreciate it is a daunting task as you address educational needs and relocation concerns. We understand that applying for a new school can be time consuming and we are here to answer any questions you may have to expedite the process. To avoid disappointment, families wishing to tour the campus and/or speak with our Admissions team are encouraged to schedule an appointment prior to their arrival to Suzhou.

The information contained on our website will hopefully support and guide you through the admission process at SSIS.

If the Admissions team can assist you in any way through these challenging times, while also making the application process a little less stressful, please feel free to contact us.

Rebecca Lau, Director of Marketing & Admissions

Your steps

How to apply?

As an international school, new students join SSIS almost every week of the school year. We do not have a specific deadline for applications however, we encourage families to send the completed student admissions application and supporting documentation as soon as is possible. Learn more


Why choose SSIS? Here are 10 great reasons. Learn more

Our Team

The SSIS Admissions team is committed to helping families transition into the SSIS community. We aim to understand your family’s unique needs and support your journey from inquiry to your child’s first day of school. We look forward to welcoming you to the SSIS family. Contact us

Your toolkit

Admission Criteria

Grade Level Placement

Fees & Charges


What you can expect

"I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for the school and its staff, during the past six years. I could see a significant improvement in their approach to learning and overall approach towards life, and I can say the school has had a major impact on this. A big thank you from both of us."
"My kids spent a wonderful six years in SSIS. They have learnt and grown to be well-rounded young adults, and made great friends. I appreciate all teachers and staff working at SSIS. You guys are the best."
"SSIS provided my son with a challenging yet encouraging and supportive learning environment. We particularly appreciated the investment in extra-curricular activities. It is a wonderful and remarkable experience being part of the SSIS community."
"The friendly atmosphere, the big sports and activities fields, tennis courts, gym, swimming pool etc. That there was a both art and music departments, as well as all of the traditional subject departments."
"The "extras". Great art facilities, choir program, etc."
"SSIS teachers all have enough experience in teaching and various talents, I think this is more important than anything else in an international school."
"I like the welcoming atmosphere from other students towards new students; as well as the focus and diligence of students academically."
"What I like best is the international-mindedness that shows how we as a school embrace diversity. On a more personal level, teachers at SSIS are passionate about teaching and learning, and deeply care about their students."


General admissions enquiries
+86 (0) 512 6258 8614
rebecca lau, Director of Marketing & Admissions
+86 (0) 512 6280 6921
Cynthia Shen, Admissions Senior Executive
(Chinese speaking enquiries)
+86 (0) 512 6258 8323
Dana Li, Admissions Officer
(Korean speaking enquiries)
+86 (0) 512 6258 8841