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Inspiring a love of learning through an inquiry-based, Mandarin immersion program that prepares students with the heart and mind to thrive in an evolving global society.



We use Inquiry to provoke curiosity, creative thinking and problem solving.



We use the knowledge we learn to take Action for ourselves and our communities.


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We are multilingual, Global Citizens inspired to create a better and more peaceful world.

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Shu Ren Winter Market 2022

Shu Ren International School Annual Winter Market

Shu Ren International School recently held its annual Winter Market throughout the week of December 13-17, 2021. This experience captured the spirit of community, giving, and joy. Each class hosted a market selling unique gifts made by the individual students in their art classes. We congratulate our students for also taking ownership and entrepreneurship during the …

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Co Head of School Deron Marvin Earns Klingenstein Center Fellowship

Shu Ren’s Co-Head of School Deron Marvin Receives Education Fellowship Award

Shu Ren School’s Deron Marvin, has been awarded a fellowship to the 2022 Klingenstein Heads of Schools Program at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. Having been selected from a highly competitive pool of national and international applicants, Deron Marvin is one of only twenty recipients of the award which will include full tuition …

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Shu Ren’s San Jose Campus is coming soon!

Shu Ren proudly announced it is opening a second campus to continue delivering its unique, International Baccalaureate (IB) Chinese Immersion education to young learners.

Shu Ren Staff Lunar New Year Video

Happy year of the Ox! Shu Ren faculty and staff created a video to wish you a very happy Lunar New Year!

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Our Pre-K children explored traditional Lunar New Year celebrations through a variety of learning activities!

The Zine Is Here!

This year Shu Ren student journalists are taking the Zine to the next level! Read the jam-packed first issue!

Student Council Slime Raffle Video

Shu Ren Student Council joined forces with school leaders to benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Announcing the Shu Ren 20-21 Student Council!

"Drum roll, please!” After half a month of heated campaign competitions, the election results are finally in!

Moon Festival Virtual Celebration

Moon Festival 中秋节 is one of the most celebrated Chinese holidays, symbolizing family and union.

Why Should I Choose an International School?

The major difference between an international school and a private or traditional public school is the curriculum or framework of learning.

How do I choose a Mandarin immersion school in the Bay Area?

Empathy, cognitive agility, school performance and engagement have all been associated in people who are bilingual.