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Taihu International School, 543 Jin Shi Road, Bin Hu District, Wuxi, 214121, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China.

Grade level Placement

After a student has completed the placement test and shown appropriate documentation from the previous school, students will be placed in the appropriate grade level by age and language ability. The following is the age appropriate grade level placement:

PYP

  • Children can join EY3 if they are three years old on September 1st.

  • Children for EY4 must be four years old on September 1st.

  • Children for KG must be five years old on September 1st.

  • Children for P1 must be six years old on September 1st.

  • Children for P2 must be seven years old on September 1st.

  • Children for P3 must be eight years old on September 1st.

  • Children for P4 must be nine years old on September 1st.

  • Children for P5 must be ten years old on September 1st.

MYP

  • Children for M1 must be eleven years old on September 1st.

  • Children for M2 must be twelve years old on September 1st.

  • Children for M3 must be thirteen years old on September 1st.

  • Children for M4 must be fourteen years old on September 1st.

  • Children for M5 must be fifteen years old on September 1st.

DP

  • Children for D1 must be sixteen years old on September 1st.

  • Children for D2 must be seventeen years old on September 1st.

All students from P1-D1 must provide previous school reports and pass an admissions test for placement. MYP students must demonstrate an english language proficiency level of at least an IB phase 3 level at M3 (some exceptions may be made for students pursuing only a TIS High School Diploma). D2 students must demonstrate that they have taken D1 classes in a previous IB school and that the classes at TIS match what the student has been taking at his/her previous school. Students can be admitted in D2 and pursue a TIS High School Diploma but not an IB Diploma.