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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No Kindergarten Classes on March 5th

2021-2022 Lottery and Waitlist

Follow this link to see the 2021-2022 (upcoming school year) enrollment lottery and wait list results: 2021-2022 Lottery Results and Waitlist, updated 2-27-2021. 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.

Follow this link to see the 2020-2021 (current year) enrollment lottery and wait list results: 2020-2021 Lottery Results and Waitlist, updated 2-5-2021.

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.

Dates for the return to M-F learning

Following are the dates when Yinghua students begin daily learning (Monday through Friday). For in-person learners the dates below mark the beginning of daily in-person learning. For distance learners, these dates mark the end of Virtual Classroom and the beginning of Monday through Friday live lessons online.

  • Monday, March 15: kindergarten and grade 1
  • Monday, March 29: grades 2, 3 and 4
  • Monday, April 5: grades 5, 6, 7 and 8*

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Learning Resources

The one-stop Distance Learning information page is the “Learning Resources Page. This link will have all the info that families need to know.