Welcome from Head of School
I warmly welcome you to the Achieve Xiamen International School community:
AXIS is a premiere international school in China's southeast cultural capital. At AXIS, students from early childhood to the end of high school are molded into compassionate leaders through rigorous learning activities and focused engagement within the community. Students are empowered with the intellectual, interpersonal, and technical skills to be able to make valuable contributions to our ever-changing world and ensure lifelong success.
Each student’s experience at AXIS is facilitated by our world-class faculty of forward thinking educators committed to inspiring learning and sparking curiosity. At AXIS, learning is an active process led by curiosity, inquiry, and collaboration. Students work together to solve real world challenges in innovative and entrepreneurial ways. Through engagement with their peers, students learn to identify diverse individual talents and appreciate the value of community.
The AXIS community beliefs shape the success of our students:
- Learning is a continuous process for every student
- Success comes in many forms
- Resilience is key to achievement
- Responsibility balances our actions
- Relationships are effectively built upon empathy
- Connections to a global community are integral
Lau Tzu wisely shared, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, 千里之行，始於足下”. From a student’s first step onto the AXIS campus, they are supported by a strong community that will be with them even past their graduation. We welcome you to join us and learn more about how to become an integral part of our network of students, faculty, parents, and friends of the community.
AXIS is not just a school; it is a foundation for success built on Global Connections, Global Community, & Global Leadership.
We hope to see you soon at our brand new, state-of-the-art campus. The future is here at AXIS.
Dr. Kelly Grogan
Head of School