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.

新闻 | News & Events

Sample Immersion Class for Prospective Kindergartners

On Saturday, January 27, from 10-11:30 a.m., Yinghua will host a Sample Immersion Class for prospective kindergartners and their families. The event will provide the opportunity for your student to experience learning from Yinghua’s kindergarten teachers while you observe and time for you to ask questions to current parents or administrators. If you are interested in attending this event, please register using this Google Form (link opens in a new tab).

Tea & Talk with Dr. Lien

Tea & Talk sessions with Dr. Lien are offered as an opportunity for you to speak with Dr. Lien about topics that are important to you, our students, and our community. This is a one hour informal talk, which will each focus on grade specific topics though each session is open to parents/guardians of all grades. The registration forms are available below. Please note that each session is limited to 20 people due to spacing limitations.


If Yinghua Academy is closed due to snow or weather emergency, closing information will be posted by 6 a.m. on the day of the closing including on the School Home Page, local media (WCCO, KSTP, Kare11), and direct communication through email, text messages, and phone calls.

Yinghua Academy’s Administration will monitor weather forecasts and conditions to ensure the school will be open only during safe transportation conditions.