The High School Affiliated to Hangzhou Normal University is the first modernized, symbolized and demonstrative high school in the city of Hang Zhou. It was founded in September 1969 with the former name, No. 13 Middle School, and later in August 1979, the school changed its name into The High School Affiliated to Hangzhou Teachers’ College. In 2007 the school was given the name The High School Affiliated to Hangzhou Normal University. Our school was relocated to No. 5 Zhenhua Road in August 2000, adjoining Zijingang Campus of Zhejiang University, one of the best universities in China. In 1997 our school was accredited as one of the first-class key high schools in Zhejiang Province, and later in 2007 was assessed as one of the best in all first-class key high schools in Zhejiang.
Our school covers an area of 240 mu (about 3840 acres) with the green fields of more than 40,000 square meters. In addition to well-maintained classrooms, the facilities include a newly-built library, a science-lab building, gymnasium, office building, odium, non-collegiate hostel, studio, synthetic surface track, cafeteria offering four meals, well-lit spacious parking lots, instructional media center with computers with internet access and other advanced facilities. The fine campus, the harmonious atmosphere, and the spirit of achievement make the school a cradle for our outstanding students.
Our school has a staff of 236, including 4 professor of a senior teacher, 4 special-grade senior teachers, more than 30 academic-leading young teachers, 75 teachers with postgraduate degree, and more than 60% of the teachers are senior teachers.
The core educational concept, “Striving to search out the suitable education for students”, contains our school’s cultural spirit---Generous, Fair, Learned, Devoted. There are 58 classes in school with more than 2,100 students, including 16 classes of minority students from Xinjiang. During recent years, 6 students from our school won the first in the College Entrance Examination in Hangzhou and our school has sent many outstanding graduates to national key universities, such as Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University and Renmin University of China. The teaching quality of Minority Department has been ranked highest in the country.
Our school has a diversified and unique school pattern with three departments---Main department, Xinjiang Department and International department, which is like a body with two wings. We set up Xinjiang Department to cultivate reasonable, grateful and responsible students, which can highlight the characteristic of national education; we open Sino-US international courses to foster students with Chinese mind, international view and humanistic sentiment, which can fulfill the diversified demands of students.
During recent years, our school has gained over 50 group honors, such as National Advanced Group of National Unity Education, National Advanced Group of Counterpart Support and Cooperation through Education, Provincial Level Civilized School, Provincial Level Model Establishment, Provincial Level Green School, Municipal-level Model Establishment, Municipal-level Civilized School, Municipal-level Safe and Civilized School and so on. Our school has been awarded The Most Satisfactory School for several times.