FIFA is a K-12 Common Core Standards and NGSS school. We emphasize creative and critical thinking skills in an art-focused environment. Our school is proud to offer a 3-1 program with our mentor school: Crosspoint Academy in California, USA. Students at FIFA can transfer to CCA in their final year of high school to begin acclimation to the culture and expectations for University level courses.
At FIFA, we offer Advanced Placement options in English, science, social sciences, mathematics, and various electives. Please download our course catalog from the home page for more information on AP class options.
FIFA students have the opportunity to take the SAT, PSAT, and AP exams in select locations throughout Shenzhen. Our school is also proud to administer the MAP assessment on campus three times per year. Please see the information below for an brief overview of our curriculum
Grades KG to K5 use the Reading Wonders curriculum to teach literacy. Middle and High school courses follow EngageNY curriculum, aligned to CommonCore Standards.
FIFA is proud of our "Writing Across the Curriculum" program, in which students write in every class for a variety of real-world purposes.
Mathematics is one of our leading areas at FIFA. Our school is in the process of designing an accelerated program which combines the best of CCSS alongside the Chinese math curriculum. This accelerated math program contains elements from the best of both curriculums.
As a NextGen Science Standards (NGSS) school, we utilize the InspireScience curriculum K-8 to engage our students as science learners and apply real-world experiments to the curriculum.
FIFA students are international--we teach not only Chinese national geography and history, but also the geography of the world in order to better prepare students for an education abroad.
Physical education is important at FIFA. We follow the curriculum standards for California PE credit courses. This curriculum includes various movement skills as well as mindfulness in health choices.