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

2021 Stay Safe Dragons “Renewing Relationships: Faces and Spaces”

The goal of the 2021 Stay Safe Dragons campaign“Renewing Relationships: Faces and Spaces” is to raise funds to transform our South Courtyard into a thoughtfully designed Outdoor Learning Space.

Make an online contribution to the 2021 Stay Safe Dragons Campaign at!

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.