Preparation for a Global Future

Yinghua Academy is the only full immersion Mandarin Chinese K-8 school in Minneapolis. It opened in 2006 as the first public charter Chinese immersion school in the U.S. and the first Chinese immersion school in the Midwest. Yinghua continues to be a national leader, offering an international perspective and outstanding results.

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新闻 | News & Events

OPEN ENROLLMENT

By vote of the School Board, Yinghua Academy lengthened its Open Enrollment period and changed the Enrollment Lottery date for the 2016-17 school year: Applications must be submitted by hand or via US Mail and must be received by 5 p.m., February 12, 2016. The Enrollment Lottery will take place Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. The school’s originally published closing date for Open Enrollment was two weeks earlier; the date was changed to accommodate applicants who learn about Yinghua through the Minneapolis School Fair Showcase which takes place on the first Saturday in February.  Student Application 2016-17

NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AND OTHER RECOGNITION 2015 Eagle CMYK

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan named Yinghua Academy a National Blue Ribbon School based on overall academic excellence.  In 2015, the Department of Education awarded this honor to 335 schools, seven of which are in Minnesota. Read more

WEATHER-RELATED EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSINGS

If Yinghua Academy is closed due to a snow or weather emergency, closing information will be posted by 6 a.m. on the day of the closing on the school Home Page. For further information about procedures, see this link, Weather-Related School Closings, in the Current Families pull-down menu. Read more

CHINESE NEW YEAR PERFORMANCES–SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Tickets ($5 each) are on sale now via the Bethel University Box Office for the school’s 2016 Chinese New Year performances on Saturday, February 13, 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Some discounts apply. Performances take place at Bethel University in St. Paul. Please refer to the Chinese New Year section of the website for details and ways to get involved in the all-school celebrations for The Year of the Monkey.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

WE NEED YOUR HELP! Are there occasional days in February when you could set aside time to volunteer? Please check this VolunteerSpot site to see what opportunities await you: VolunteerSpot. We particularly need recess, library and lunch volunteers. Read more