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  • An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School – Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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  • Student Life at LIS

    Students will uncover talents, abilities and discover new interests and carry them throughout their lives.


  • Experienced and Talented Team

    Our experienced and talented team of professionals is a critical component of our success as a truly outstanding learning institution.


  • Personal Growth

    At Léman we believe the only measure that matters is that of your child’s academic and personal growth.


  • Welcome to Admissions

    Léman International School - Chengdu is the premier international school in southwestern China, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.


  • School News

    Find out the latest news from our family.

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Letter from the University Counsellor

University Counselling at LIS

Please see the link to our University Counselling Handbook (Click Here). I will be working with our grade 9-12 students to plan their future options including university and college admissions processes. I will also work with our grade 10 students in their IB Diploma course selection process beginning in late September. My focus in the first semester is our grade 11 and 12 students ensuring that they are on the right path for their university and college applications. Students and parents from any grades were welcome to speak to me about the university application process or about our IB Diploma Programme.

I will host an IB Diploma Programme/University Planning meeting for parents this fall to review the IB Diploma expectations and to help parents understand the university planning process at Léman.

We are an ACT, SAT and Cambridge test centre. Information about upcoming ACT and SAT tests can be found on the relevant website and this is posted for students on Managebac. It is imperative that students communicate directly with me as soon as possible about their intent to sit any of these external exams wtih us.  Most students who apply to the United States still take the SAT. Some universities are test free universities and that information can be found

Do let me know if you have questions and I am happy to support both parents and students.

Mrs Mindorff

IB Diploma Coordinator/ University Counsellor

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The National Center for Fair & Open Testing | FairTest

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) has announced that Andre L. Green will become executive director of the country’s leading assessment reform organization.

See the SAT international test dates below. Note that we do not run the October test date as the school is closed for the October holiday.

SAT International Registration | SAT Suite of Assessments ...

The SAT is offered internationally in most countries at least six times each year. Explore international dates, deadlines, and registration info for the new SAT.


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The ACT Test: Non-US Students | ACT

The ACT test is a curriculum-based education and career planning tool for high school students that assesses the mastery of college readiness standards

Non-US Test Dates 

Oct 26–27, 2018 
Register by Sep 28 (or Oct 19 + late fee)

Dec 7–8, 2018 
Register by Nov 2 (or Nov 30 + late fee)

Feb 8–9, 2019 
Register by Jan 11 (or Feb 1 + late fee)

Apr 12–13, 2019 
Register by Mar 8 (or Apr 5 + late fee)

Jun 7–8, 2019 
Register by May 3 (or May 31 + late fee)


Kind regards,

Mrs Michèle S. Mindorff

IB Diploma Coordinator/University Counsellor