Shanghai Jincai High School International Division (JCID is its abbreviation) was established in 2000, under the approval of Shanghai Municipal Education Committee. It is authorized as IB World School by International Baccalaureate Organization(IBO).It is also entitled as the Base School for International Promotion of Chinese by Chinese Language Council International (also known as Hanban) as well as the Base School of Teaching Chinese by Shanghai Municipal Education Committee. On April, 2006, JCID acquired the authorization of IBMYP from IBO. Then JCID obtained the authorization of IBDP from IBO on May, 2015.
JCID only recruits foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao. Currently, it has 430 students ranging from grade 1 to grade 12, coming from 38 countries or regions. The teaching faculty includes over 30 Chinese teachers and 38 foreign teachers from America, Britain, Canada, Australia. Additionally, some Japanese and Korean teachers are also hired to DP mother language courses.