Quick Facts: 2020-2021 School Year

Maple Leaf Educational Systems

  • MLES opened its first school in Dalian, China in 1995 with 14 students
  • China’s Largest Private K-12 and Largest international school system
  • British Columbia’s first and Canada’s largest offshore school system
  • Inspected and certified by the Ministry of Education, Province of British Columbia, Canada since the 1997-98 school year
  • Maple Leaf Systems, and its secondary, middle, elementary and foreign nationals schools, as well as its Maple Leaf World Schools Curriculum are accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED) – Cognia is the largest school accrediting body in the world, and Cognia’s accreditation includes accreditation by 3 of the 6 regional school accrediting agencies recognized by the USA government
  • China Maple Leaf Educational Systems launched as a public company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on November 28, 2014 (Stock Code Number:1317)
  • Opened subsidiary companies with offices in different countries and regions: Maple Leaf Education North America (Vancouver, BC) in 2014 and Maple Leaf Education Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) in 2015

Our Schools

  • Schools located in China include schools in Dalian (1995), Wuhan (2007), Tianjin TEDA (2008), Chongqing Yongchuan (2009), Zhenjiang (2011), Ordos (2012), Luoyang (2012), Shanghai (2013), Pingdingshan (2014), Tianjin Huayuan (2014), Jingzhou (2015), Yiwu (2015), Pinghu (2016), Huai’an (2016), Xi’an (2016), Huzhou (2017), Weifang (2017), Yancheng (2017), Haikou (2017), Liangping (2017), Shenzhen (2018), XiangYang (2018), Luzhou (2019), Jinan (2019) and Horinger (2020).
  • Maple Leaf Schools outside of China – Maple Leaf School – TRU, a high school in Kamloops, BC, Canada, located on the campus of Thompson Rivers University (2016); Maple Leaf School – KPU, a high school in Richmond (Vancouver), BC, Canada, located on the campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University (2017); Maple Leaf School – UniSA in Adelaide, Australia, located on the campus of the University of South Australia (2019) and Maple Leaf School – LU, a high school in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, located on the campus of Lakehead University (2019); Maple Leaf – Kingsley International School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2020) and Maple Leaf – Canadian International School in Singapore (2020).
  • 114 schools including preschools (32), elementary schools (32), middle schools (29), foreign nationals schools (3) and high schools (18).

Our Students

  • Over 45,000 students enrolled.

Our Graduates

  • Over 2,250 graduates in June 2020; of whom 216 received offers from QS Top 10 universities in the world and nearly 80% from at least one of the ML Global Top 100 Universities
  • Nearly 100% visa approvals for student studies overseas
  • Over 18,600 graduates (since 1999) have studied at over 740 universities in more than 30 countries and regions
  • 89 universities and collegs from 12 countries participated in the 15th annual Maple Leaf International Education (Student Recruitment) Fair in November 2019