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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Apply during Open Enrollment, January 3-February 16

What is Open Enrollment? During Open Enrollment, Minnesota students have access to district public schools not within their residential districts and to charter public schools throughout the state. Yinghua families, served by 9 bus routes, come from more than 75 ZIP Codes.

Applications are accepted year-round though the best time to apply for the 2022-2023 school year is before Wednesday, February 16, at 5 p.m. when Yinghua Open Enrollment closes.

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.