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What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?
There are a few. Christian (CDIS), IB (Leman), British, QSI, and some more smaller ones. We had children at CDIS. They loved their experience there. Their cafeteria food is still their favorite (across 5 schools overseas). Nurturing Christian environment. Academically ok but not challenging. CDIS had a giant air filtration system for the whole school building which we really liked. The campus is new, spacious and welcoming. - Aug 7, 2017
I do not have children, but I know there are a few international schools. - May 18, 2016
No experience with the schools directly but QSI is said to be good but the facilities too small. Leman was brand new when we lived in Chengdu and therefore still a mixed bag for most people I think. The Chengdu expat community has grown exponentially in the last 5 years so my guess is that improvements to the schools are not far behind. - Aug 2, 2013
There are four in town, but only two are used by the consulate: QSI and Leman . Great for younger grades, but have a lot of work to do at the high-school level. Definitely contact your CLO! - May 4, 2013