Dalton
Plan

Children are the experimenters
and not the victims.
Child
Centered
Our children are the curriculum
and the world is our textbook.
Dual
Language

Educate for tomorrow: Bilingual, Biliterate, high academic achievement across all subjects areas in English and Putonghua, and a respect for all cultures.
Chinese Culture

Use “Benevolence, Virtuous, Propriety, Wisdom and Trustworthiness”as our value system.

DALTON PLAN

Children are the experimenters and not the victims

Child Centered

Our children are the curriculum and the world is our textbook.

Chinese Culture

Use “Benevolence, Virtuous, Propriety, Wisdom and …

Dual Language

Educate for tomorrow: Bilingual, Biliterate, high academic …

How We Do It?

“The Dalton Plan is not a curriculum, it is a scheme of educational reorganization which reconciles the twin activities of teaching and learning. When intelligently applied it creates conditions which enable the teacher to teach and the learner to learn.”
by Helen Parkhurst

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The Reasons

Top 10 Reasons to come to DSHK as shared by students and families

Small student-teacher ratio

Diverse student population

Progressive approach combined with traditional values

Commitment to arts, technology, and well-being

Real world inquiry-based learning

100,000 square feet state-of-the art campus

Strong emphasis on Chinese culture

Children are respected and trusted to lead and follow their passions

Faculty’s passion for students and their success

Dual Language model that equally values Chinese and English

DSHK Experience

Student-led Projects

Chinese Culture

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20

Over 20 Nationalities Represented

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5:1

Student teacher ratio
(5:1)

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200

Over 200 Dalton Schools around the world

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50/50

50/50 Dual Language model

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WORKSHOP

Monthly Parent and Professional Development

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100%

100% subjects taught in both English and Putonghua

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Teacher Testimonials

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