Beijing SMIC Private School is located in southeast Beijing, in the Yizhuang BDA, Beijing’s largest hi-tech economic development zone. Founded in 2005 to serve families employed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), it now enrolls many students from outside the company as well. The school employs over 300 teachers (including 50 expatriate staff) that serve over 2000 students from Pre-K to Grade 9 in both English and Chinese tracks. SMIC English Track is a highly academic international school-style division based on US curriculum and standards. Whether our students pursue academics, sports, or other extra-curricular activities, the staff and active school community encourage their efforts to aim for excellence, while retaining a sense of honor, community, and joy.