Education for a bright future

A tuition-free public school transforming public education

Welcome to Yu Ming, the first K-8 Mandarin
immersion charter school in California!

We are a diverse, joyful and caring community where students are inspired and engaged by learning experiences that are purposeful, rigorous, and personalized.

A tuition-free public school open to all residents of California

Top performing elementary and middle school in the district, county, and state

Students graduate bilingual and biliterate in Mandarin Chinese and English

Yu Ming recognized by Niche among 2020 Best Schools in America

Niche released their 2020 Best Schools in America rankings this summer, and Yu Ming ranks as #1 in Best Charter Elementary School in California and #1 in Best Charter Middle School in California. Go Yu Ming!

The Yu Ming Difference

At Yu Ming, we unlock each student’s unique potential and nurture the necessary skills, mindsets, and values to make a positive impact in the world, by anchoring our model on four pillars.

Our Story

Board Meetings

The upcoming Diversity and Enrollment Committee Meeting is on August 19, 2019. The meeting will be held at Yu Ming’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Campus located at 675 41st Street, Oakland, CA.  Please see the Agenda here.

2019-20 Yu Ming Board Retreat will be held on September 15, 2019. The agenda will be posted as soon as it is available.

For more information on the Board and other meetings, please visit the Board & Accountability page.