Over 30 years of world-class education

"You and your family will feel right at home, here."

Whether your child is three years old, finishing high school, new to international schools, or a long-time attendee, TIS is the place for you.

Mr. Ryan Witt
Head of school

Our History


Tianjin International School is the 2nd oldest international school in China and the oldest in Tianjin. TIS was founded in 1986 and initially had only 30 students, 6 full-time teachers, and several part-time teachers.


In January of 2012, TIS opened it's doors to our current campus, in the Hexi district of Tianjin. The school campus now serves over 350 students, with over 45 foreign teachers, and contains many facilities that increase the richness of the student experience.

Learning with Purpose

Our American based education for 3 year olds to 12th graders has enabled students to enter the most competitive universities around the world.


We Learn, Love and Lead

We take a holistic approach to teaching. Character Education is an important part of of who we are and what we want our students to be.


Hands-On Learning Outside the Classroom

With over 30 different clubs and co-curricular activities to choose from, our students can pursue their interests and learn new things outside the classroom.


TIS is committed to providing transformative,
holistic K-12 education to develop globally-minded individuals who learn, love, and lead.

Alumni Highlight

TIS is a great place to be, but you don't have to just take our word for it.

Priscilla Shine: Class of 2019

My time at TIS was marked by diversity, experience, and personal growth. I am forever grateful for my classmates, teachers, and faculty at TIS who have spoken into my life and shaped me into the person I am today.

HeeWoong Ahn: Class of 2018

It was a big blessing to spend my whole high school years at TIS. Thank you TIS!

Chelsea Goh: Class of 2017

TIS has given me the relevant opportunities and resources to discover more about my strengths, as well as the confidence to go for anything and everything I set my mind to. I’m truly so thankful to be a TIS alumnus.

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