Preparation for a Global Future

Yinghua Academy is the only full immersion Mandarin Chinese K-8 school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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.

新闻 | News & Events

2022 YA-015 Suspension of COVID-19 Related Face Coverings Policy

At its March 21 meeting, the School Board approved a new policy, YA-015 Suspension of COVID-19 Related Face Coverings Policy, to make masking optional for students, staff, and visitors when inside Yinghua Academy beginning on March 30, 2022. Should public health conditions change, however, Yinghua may need to resume mandatory face coverings and reinstitute Policy YA-013. The link to these policies may also be found on About Us > Policies and Procedures.

2022-2023 Lottery and Waitlist

Follow this link to see the 2022-2023 (upcoming school year) enrollment lottery and wait list results: 2022-23 Lottery, updated May 10, 2022. Please note that there also is a link to 2022-2023 lottery information in the sidebar box titled Prospective Families at the right of this page.

We welcome applications for the 2022-2023 school year. You may submit either a paper form or an online form, and instructions are included on each form.

Please contact Renee Cosgrove, renee.cosgrove@yinghuaacademy.org, if you are interested in enrolling your student for the 21-22 school year.

Enrollment Capacity for 2022-2023

At its December 13 meeting, the School Board approved the 2022-2023 Available Enrollment. The link to this document can also be found on Prospective Families > Enrollment Process.

2021-2022 Student Leave of Absence Policy

At its August 16 meeting, the School Board approved updates to the Student Leave of Absence Policy to include challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The link to this policy also may be found on About Us > Policies and Procedures.

2021-2022 Lottery and Waitlist

Follow this link to see the 2021-2022 (upcoming school year) enrollment lottery and wait list results: 2021-22 Lottery, updated 12-1-2021. Please note that there also is a link to 2021-2022 lottery information in the sidebar box titled Prospective Families at the right of this page.

We welcome applications for the 2021-2022 school year. You may submit either a paper form or an online form, and instructions are included on each form.

Please contact Renee Cosgrove, renee.cosgrove@yinghuaacademy.org, if you are interested in enrolling your student for the 21-22 school year.