Established in 1901, Nanchang No. 2 Middle School, formerly known as Xinyuan Middle School, has been honored as an Advanced National Education System, one of the Top Ten Secondary Schools in China, one of the first Jiangxi Provincial Exemplary High Schools and one of the Ten Most Renowned Brand Schools in Jiangxi.
Nanchang NO. 2 Middle School's motto “Diligence, Simplicity, Solemnity, and Persistence" was coined in 1914 by Chinese ideological pioneer Yan Fu. In 1953, our school was officially titled "Nanchang NO. 2 Middle School" which was then inscribed by the Governor of Jiangxi Province Mr. Shao Shiping. Our school currently has 105 classes, 5500 students and 438 teaching and administrative staff. Gradually, the Junior High Department, the Senior High Department and the International Education Department were established，in response to the demands of a rapidly changing society. Over the years, Nanchang NO. 2 Middle School students have achieved tremendous success in the High School and University Entrance Examinations, while the International Education Department has earned a reputation for excellence around the country.
In Nanchang NO. 2 Middle School's 110-year history, our alumni include a number of historical figures, such as Fang Zhimin, Fu Baoshi, Zou Taofen, Wu Youxun, Cai Fangyin, Huang Qiuyuan and Xia Zhengnong, as well as more than 10 University Fellows. Furthermore, world champion athletes, such as Tong Fei, Wan Dizhong and Qiao Ping, are also counted among our alumni. Our students have attended top universities both in China and around the world, and their outstanding achievements continue to separate them from their peers in all corners of the international stage.