The Shanghai Municipal Education Commission announced the "Implementation Opinions on the Enrollment and Enrollment of Schools in the Compulsory Education Stage of the City in 2024" The policy remains generally consistent with that of 2023, reflecting the orientation of providing convenient services, not selecting students from different sources, and promoting high quality and balance. This autumn, Shanghai will open about 40 new primary and secondary schools for compulsory education (including new branches and expanded school sections).

There will be about 7,000 new first-grade places and about 10,000 sixth- grade places.