History：Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School was set up in 1993, which was a public school under the control of Xuhui District, Shanghai local government. In August, 2005, the school became a private school, Wang Junjin from Junyao Group is the school director, Wang Xiaoping is the vice-director, Zhang Yueying is the principal and the party branch secretary, the school is a private non-enterprise unit, it runs the principal responsibility system under the leadership of the school board. The school is a model unit of Shanghai social community. In 2013, the school undertook Public Kangjian Foreign Language Experimental Primary School which was submitted by Educational Bureau of Xuhui District.
Philosophy:“Let the students embrace the world; let the world be the part of the school life.”
Aims：respectful high-developing campus
培养目标：有教养的有竞争力的国际型后备人才竞争力我们可以用世外梦想（DREAM）来演绎，DREAM具有能负责(Duty)，敢冒险(Risk)，能领先(Elite)， 会实践(Action)，能思考(Mind)的涵义，象征了学校希望通过教育赋予学生受益一生的品质。WFL DREAM是学生与教师共同成长，彼此统一的目标，不但用来诠释学生的培养，同样指引着教师，以此奠定校园文化的基础。
School Mission: WFL Dream stands for good-mannered, competitive international talents. D stands for Duty, R stands for Risk, E stands for Elite, A stands for Action, M stands for Mind, which symbolizes that the school hopes the students will get all the life-long merits through education. WFL Dream is not only for the development of the students but also for the teachers’ development as well. It guides the teachers and consolidate the foundation of the school culture.
School Size: The school has two campuses, East Campus and West Campus. East campus us 12050 square meters, surface area of school building is 8272 square meters, 10 specialist room, 2 reading room, which is 156 square meters, indoor and outdoor playgrounds are 4282 square meters, West Campus is 10665 square meters, surface area of school building is 6072 square meters, 6 specialist room, 1 reading room which is 148 square meters, 1 lab, indoor and outdoor playgrounds are 3498 square meters. The average amount of school library books is 46 books/person. All of the facilities cost 5873068.16yuan. The school has 3 departments: Local Department, International Department, PYP Department (International Baccalaureate Organization), 55 classes, 1647 students, 149 teaching staffs in all, 137 teachers, the ratio of teachers/students is 1:12, among the teachers, 9 senior high ranked teachers, which stands for 7% of all, 129 teachers have bachelor degree, which stands for 94% of all, 2 retired rehired specialist teachers, which stands for 1.5% of all.
School curriculum: Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School creates “DREAM Curriculum System” which has 4 parts, Art and Culture, Science and Technology, Sports and Health, Social and Practice in order to develop the students to be the world citizens that who has Chinese spirits and cater to the social needs and challenges in the future. We combine the internationalism and localization together, take the advantages of different countries’ education, restructure the imported curriculum, engage it with national culture, and build up our own curriculum system, which benefits our students a lot within the reform of the curriculum and the international curriculum, it lays the good foundation to help the students become “competitive in economy, influential in politics, easygoing in self-image, principled in morality”.
School Awards: National Labor Day Rewards, National Feature School,
National English Teaching Model School, Shanghai Model Unit, Shanghai Quality-Education Experimental School, Shanghai Family Education Model Unit, Shanghai Moral Education Model Unit, Shanghai Behavior Model School etc. which has typical feature of international education.