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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Maker Space Saturday

Yinghua families learn hand and machine stitching at Yinghua’s first Maker Space Saturday on November 16. This session is now full, but more Maker Space Saturdays will be available for registration soon.

Alumni & High School Panels

Yinghua families are invited to join us at school on Thursday, November 21 for two events designed to help with the post-Yinghua high school years. Join us at 6 p.m. for an Alumni Panel and at 7 p.m. for a High School Reps Panel. Click here for the Alumni & High School Panel flyer.

Students must attend the Alumni Panel with a parent or guardian and must pre-register for the Alumni Panel by 12 noon on 11/18 at

Snow Day Lunch Procedure

CKC Good Food, our school lunch provider, follows a procedure called “Shift Day” in the event of bad weather and an unexpected no-school day. If Yinghua has a snow day, the cancelled day’s menu shifts to the following day. Families who placed orders on days that are cancelled will receive credit in their Boonli accounts. Questions, contact