The Affiliated High School of Peking University(HSPKU) was founded in 1960. It is located in the Zhongguancun High-Tech Zone. The School is a municipal key high school and a municipal model high school of Beijing and it is also an educational and teaching experiment base of basic education research and a training base of talent reserve for the Peking University. The School has also been honored as the Model School for the Scientific and Technological Extra-Curriculum Activities in the Elementary and High Schools in Beijing, the Base School for the Activities of the Adolescent Science and Technology Club, the National Advanced Basic Educational School with Physical Education Tradition and Beijing Municipal Green School.
HSPKU establishes the “Three Facings” as the guiding thought for school operation, fully implements the government’s guiding principles of education, adheres to the tenet of “The essence of education is the cultivation of a man” and to the path of reform and innovation, positively carries forward quality education and forms distinctive features in school operation and a school culture of vigorous life and rich color. The School advocates a school spirit of “diligence, preciseness, factualism, and innovation” and an ideal in school operation of “Shouldering the Responsibilities of the Nation, Heading Courageously the Peers, Seeking for Excellence, and Living for Sublimity”. The faculty of the School has a large number of prestigious and accomplished famous teachers. There are altogether 186 teachers currently working in the teaching position with 6 teachers of special grade, 55 teachers of higher grade, 6 national advanced educators, 2 national excellent teachers, 28 Beijing municipal key teachers and Haidian District subject chief researchers. There are now over 2,300 students in 58 classes in the School. Various modern laboratories and multimedia classrooms as well as plastic cement sports ground, plastic cement basketball courts, gymnasium and library are located within the School constructions of a floor area of 63,000 square meters, occupying an area of 50,000 square meters. The School also has a complete information network system, neat and comfortable dining halls and dormitories and an elegant and beautiful schoolyard.
Tens of thousands of students graduated from the School since its foundation. Remarkable performance has been achieved in the cultivation of top students. The School always ranks in the leading places among all the Beijing high schools in college admission rate ever since the restoration of the College Entrance Test and has provided lots of excellent talents to higher education institutions. The students of the School have also gained great achievements in the national and Beijing municipal contests on the subjects like mathematics, physics and chemistry. In international high school student contests on different subjects, 9 gold, 4 silver and 1 copper medals were awarded to the School’s students. As a well-known high school of the capital, while constantly improving the standards of school operation, the School also vigorously develops distance education, shares education resources with the community, positively supports the education in frontier, remote, poverty and minority ethnic group regions and wins extensive appreciations.
As one of first schools opened to the outside world, the School started to enroll exchange students from foreign countries since 1960s. The children of head of states, social activists, scientists and personages friendly toChinafrom countries like the USA, UK, Japan, Korea and Cambodia have attended the School. Until now the School has established friendly relations with schools from over a dozen of countries and become an open school with extensive international connections.
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