Accreditations & Affiliations

As a school, we strive to be an active contributor to our local and global community in order to deliver the best possible teaching and learning opportunities for our students. To assist with these goals, we work with a range of partner organizations who provide a variety of services that support our position as an independent school, enhance our offerings, or complement our community engagement.

COGNIA is the largest education improvement organization in the world. Not only does it provide accountability in terms of the quality of educational services, but it also provides a plethora of resources for professional development and school networking.

The East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) is an organization founded in 1968 that consists of 165 member schools in 19 countries around East Asia. These schools have more than 138,000 pre-K to 12th grade students.

We take extraordinary measures with International SOS to keep our students and staff safe. We're proud to be recognized as one of the best in education.

Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. ISW is a College Board Testing Center for SAT, SAT Subject, PSAT, and AP tests. We are also authorized and approved to offer AP courses to our students by Collegeboard.

ISW joined ACAMIS during the 2020-21 school year as part of a school initiative to increase our involvement and service to expats all across China. The main purpose of ACAMIS is to broaden opportunities for students to enrich their learning experience and support the professional development needs of teachers and staff to help improve the overall quality of educational services throughout China.