High School Affiliated to Fudan University


High School Affiliated to Fudan University

High School Affiliated to Fudan University (复旦大学附属中学, 复旦附中)is located Shanghai, near Fudan University campus, and is among the most prestigious high schools in Shanghai. Each year the high school produces several hundreds of graduates most of whom get admitted into well-established universities around China as well as in foreign countries. Traditionally, however, Fudan University, one of the top universities in China, takes in most of the top graduates from the high school. The admission to the high school is open to every middle school graduates in the great area of Shanghai City and is highly competitive.

High School Affiliated to Fudan University, a boarding key school, is now under co-direction of Shanghai Education Commission and Fudan University. As we all know, the school, founded in 1950, used to be appointed as a common high school directly subordinate to the leading branches mentioned above in the 1960s. Not until 1962 did High School Affiliated to Fudan University by name become one of the key schools in Shanghai.

The school has so far occupied a campus of exactly 75.96 mu, ( Chinese measure of land ). At present, it has the construction area of about 42000 square meters and the green fields of nearly 10500 square meters.

Two reading rooms for the students in the school library with an area of 615 square meters are capable of seating an audience of 364. One room for the teaching materials has dominated an area of 175.6 square meters. Approximately, the information on one hundred thousand volumes in the electronic reading room has been stored in the computer system. In addition to this, the circulation of the books, which averages five copies individually each month, has been totally controlled by the network. Furthermore, the school has many more up-to-date laboratories for physics, chemistry and biology. There are two rooms for computer science and two more audio-visual rooms with multi functions quite available to those who are encouraged to further their study.

The number of current faculty members amounts to 180, of whom 112 are teachers including two master teachers working nowadays. Five more master teachers who were retired are again employed to direct the school education. 45 teachers enjoy the senior professional titles and 46 are the teachers with junior professional titles. 1115 students are well classified into 25 classes from Senior One to Senior Three.

The purpose of the school education is to lay a solid foundation on the basic knowledge for the students, which actually makes its name for the perfect teaching methodology and down to the ground learning attitude towards the education. Recently, the school, drawing the strength from the traditional teaching method, has tried every means possible to carry out the new research work only to confirm the inner meaning of the basic knowledge to be properly given to the kids in school. During the course, the students are required to learn as much as they can about how to behave well, how to care so much for others and how to accurately estimate themselves. The school is very happy to be selected as a model unit for the basic knowledge teaching in China due to painstaking efforts to the high efficiency in moral education and to the continuous achievements ever made.

It goes without saying that the education in senior high school is the last stage of the basic knowledge teaching given to the school kids, and therefore the school here just focuses its attention on the student’s individual growth to meet the ever-changing demands of the university. The cozy environment for study is well presented before the students so as to psychologically suit the students with different tastes. Almost all the faculties are greatly encouraged to give the guidelines for the students to become the master of the study, of the school and of the country. This call has evoked the quick response among all the teachers. The self-assurance from the students in the classroom, the competitive spirit in the fierce debate can be easily found everywhere on school campus and the students’ initiative can be well displayed. Having such lovely students here, the teachers seem most likely to devote much more to the school education, trying to be the candles, which illuminate the others and end themselves. Accordingly, a better condition for the individual growth is completely provided so that the teachers can fully discover something potential hidden somewhere among the kids. The talent for creation entirely comes to light by means of scientific research on study and the school kids here are far ahead of their counterparts in almost competitions held internationally and domestically. The well-designed composition contest, the competitive Olympic contest, and Leida contest for science and technology of any kind can see the first, the second and the third winners coming from this school. As a result, these achievements have gained the fame for school, for Shanghai and even for the country. Many evidences show that this acquired progress has fully demonstrated the correct attitude to seeking the truth from the facts and the talent for creating something new. Needless to say, the graduates from this school can enjoy high reputation and will be warmly welcomed by all the communities and the schools of high learning. Among 300 students, about 100 are lucky enough to be admitted into Fudan University each year. Nearly 200 can have a nice chance to go to Qing Hua University, Beijing Normal University, Jiao Tong University and East China Normal University annually.

Geographically speaking, High School Affiliated to Fudan University has more advantages in its location. It is right situated in the community surrounded by quite a few world-famous universities. The most favorable advantage is that it is adjacent to the borough of Fudan University. Education in academic sense, the school has established a close connection with Fudan University in science and technology, and of course the high reputation as well as the main source of the education from Fudan will subconsciously influence every fields in school, which, we believe, will surely form the potential force to lead the students correctly to their late career in the near future.

Nowadays, all the faculties here are determined to abide by the principle named “ All is done for the healthy growth of the students.” A better condition is offered to ensure the individual development and the ever-lasting development for all in school. The striving for seeking the truth from the facts, trying to be realistic and creative, the broad way of innovation in school education, and the further school adjustment will certainly help High School Affiliated to Fudan University successfully become the first class school in China and the school with up-to-date facilities in the world.

External links

* [http://www.fdfz.cn/ Official website]
* [http://www.fdfzalumni.org/ Overseas Foundation]


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