Situated in Ningbo, a coastal city in the Zhejiang Province of southeastern China, Ningbo Xiaoshi High School was founded in 1912, and has been viewed as a top public key school whose reputation is highly recognized in the city, the province as well as the whole nation. The school takes great pride in its faculty group and the all-around developed students. Xiaoshi students' academic strength as well as their outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities makes the school rank one of the highest in Ningbo. In April, 2012, the International Baccalaureate Program at Ningbo Xiaoshi High School was launched. In 2013, Xiaoshi was authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization and is now accredited as an IB World School. All the courses in Xiaoshi are conducted by licensed teachers. The primary language of instruction in Xiaoshi is English.