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

2023 Red Envelope Campaign

As part of Yinghua’s Chinese New Year celebration, we invite you to participate in the Red Envelope Campaign, Yinghua’s biggest annual fundraising drive between now and Friday, March 17.

Your donation will help fund educator well-being and professional development opportunities. We want to take great care of the people who educate and care for our students.

Make an online contribution to the 2023 Red Envelope Campaign at bit.ly/redenv23.

Apply during Open Enrollment, January 3-February 15

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 2023-2024 school year is before Wednesday, February 15, at 5 p.m. when Yinghua Open Enrollment closes.

Meet Our Team – New Leadership, New Outlook

With the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year quickly arriving, please take the opportunity to read about Yinghua’s leadership team. With the goal of sustaining Yinghua’s legacy and building its future, this new leadership has a new outlook, even if they are all familiar faces!

You can read the Meet Our Team bios here!

You can also read Dr. Lien’s welcome letter to the Yinghua community for the upcoming school year here!

 

 

 

2022-23 Kindergarten Spots Available

News flash! We have a rare occurrence and, as a result, a rare opportunity for interested families! Yinghua currently has a limited number of open kindergarten spots for the upcoming 2022-23 school year. Current families know firsthand the value of a Yinghua education. The school has flourished because of dedicated school leaders, high-caliber teachers, energetic students, and supportive families.

Families that would like to apply should email Yinghua’s Registrar, Renee Cosgrove, renee.cosgrove@yinghuaacademy.org. To schedule a tour, applicants can contact Yinghua’s Communication and Development Coordinator, Claire Little, claire.little@yinghuaacademy.org.

WEATHER-RELATED EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSINGS

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.