Message from Director
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Welcome to the Dalian American International School and Huamei Academy. We are so glad that you are taking the time to get to know us. We hope that this website is able to answer some of the questions that you might have about our school.
 
Established in 2006 and with a current enrollment of just over 550 students representing some 30 nationalities, DAIS and HM are managed by International School Services. As you navigate this site you will see that our community is somewhat unique in that we are made up of two separate educational streams – the international school comprised of students in grades K to 12 from all over the world; and the Huamei Academy, a secondary boarding school for Chinese Nationals. With this arrangement, international students gain an understanding and respect for their host country while our Chinese students are able to interact and work alongside their international cohorts. This rich cultural exchange happens within a supportive, inclusive and nurturing environment.
 
Our mission statement reads: “At DAIS, every learner achieves personal excellence and contributes to the global community.” As a registered Advanced Placement school, our students are given the opportunity to gain college level skills and credit while still in high school. And although our students are accepted into some of the best universities in the world, what we are most proud of is how they make a difference within their own community. We believe that the strength of our school lies in its partnership with parents and the surrounding neighborhood and stakeholders. As educators we strive to make a difference in the lives of our students so that, in turn, our students can make a difference in the world.
 
Again, welcome to DAIS and HM. We invite you to come visit us to fully appreciate the magic of our community. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
 
Kind regards,

 
Blair Lee, Ed D.
Head of School

 

What Parents are Saying
 

"DAIS is more than just a school.. we are a community. And I am so lucky to have my children growing up in such a loving, caring environment. The small classroom and warm environment at DAIS have provided my children with such a unique education... our family is grateful for the opportunity. My kid are excited every day they leave for school. The feel at home in the halls at DAIS and are having so much fun, they don't even realize they're learning!"
Jennifer (America)
 

"This is our fourth year at Dalian American International School. The teachers and administration at DAIS truly care, and do anything to help the students. We are seeing strong academics and small class sizes but learning here is also about building character. Our children are becoming well-rounded thinkers that see themselves as an important part of a bigger community."
Brianna (America)
 

"I have seen my children bloom educationally during the last two years while they have attended DAIS. The school has a focus on small class sizes, an excellent teaching staff and a friendly international environment which has created a positive learning atmosphere for my daughters. My kids look forward to school on a daily basis and I feel that says it all."
Nathalie (Canada)
Live on Campus and Walk to School
 


Campus Village is an international housing community interated into the campus of Dalian American International School, and an important part of the school community. Your children can walk to school in a matter of minutes and avoid the chaos of Chinese streets. Visit the Campus Village website at http://www.campusvillage.org to get more information.

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Information
 

P: +86 (411) 8757-2000
 

F: +86 (411) 8791-5656
 

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Address (English)
 

2 Dianchi Road; Golden Pebble Beach
 

Jinzhou New District
 

Dalian, P.R. China 116650
 



Address (Chinese Pinyin)
 

2 Dianchi Lu; Jinshitan
 

Jinzhou Xinqu
 

Dalian, Zhongguo 116650