No.1 High School Affiliated to East China Normal University (华东师范大学第一附属中学, 一附中, 华东师大一附中, 华师大一附中) moved to a new campus in August 2005. Each year, many graduates attend Tsinghua University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, East China Normal University and other prestigious universities.
High School Affiliated to Kwang Hua University (光华大学附中), established on June 3, 1926 and High School Affiliated to the Great China University (大夏大学附中), established in Fall, 1925 merged to form High School Affiliated to East China Normal University on September 7, 1951.
The school has a sister school, No. 2 High School Attached to East China Normal University (华东师范大学第二附属中学).
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