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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“We Are Yinghua” Mural Project Sign-up

With the support of the administration, the mural team of Jenni Hoyt, Yu-Chia Chen and Ying Li, applied for and received a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. The grant is for a mural designed and painted by our community and we need your help painting the walls! The mural will be painted on the two walls leading from Door #2 directly into the cafeteria. Painting will begin the week of March 30. Click here for sign-up options.

Spring 2015 Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-ups

Spring 2015 Parent-Teacher Conference sign-ups have been launched! Click here to access the sign-up forms.
Note that homeroom teachers in classes K-4 will have 20 minutes per conference and all other grades and specialist teachers will have 10 minutes per conference. Sign ups will be closed on Thursday, April 2nd at 5:00 PM. If you would like to schedule a conference after that date, please do so directly with your respective teacher(s).
Middle School families are responsible for knowing who their students’ specialist teachers are, as there isn’t an option to designate this information on Please refer to your student(s) for this information.

Summer Camp Registration Information

Summer Camp Registration is now open for students of Grades K-5 and Middle School! Please click the links below to access informational flyers and registration forms for each camp. Registration forms can be mailed in or dropped off at the main office. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Dave Madsen (; 612-788-9095 ext. 126).

Chinese Immersion Literacy and Theater Camp for K-5 StudentsAugust 3 through August 14, Monday—Friday, 8 a.m.—12 p.m.

Chinese Language Arts, Leadership, and Technology Camp for Middle School Students: July 27 through August 14, Monday—Friday, 8:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

Thank you for giving generously to the Red Envelope Campaign!

3/6 6:00 PM Campaign Update: We did it!  Thank you to the scores of donors – parents, grandparents, staff, and community members – who gave so generously to this year’s Red Envelope campaign!  We closed the day having received over $41,000! Read more

Term III Enrichment Class Registration Information

Term III: Spring Enrichment Classes 2015

Find the Term III Enrichment Catalog here.   (Class descriptions, schedules, prices and more)

Find the registration form for Term III Enrichment here.  (Online registration form) Read more

Study Skills 101 Seminar Materials

For those parents/guardians who didn’t have a chance to attend the Study Skills 101 Seminar earlier in the month, please take a look at the Powerpoint presentation Read more