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

State and National Recognition for Yu Ming

Yu Ming Charter School is a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School and a 2020 California Distinguished School. School ranking and review website Niche released their 2020 Best Schools in America rankings last summer, ranking Yu Ming as #1 in Best Charter Elementary School in California and #1 in Best Charter Middle School in California. Our school is proud of these state and national recognitions, not only for our young global scholars, but for our exemplary staff and teachers, and dedicated supporters. We believe it is our diverse, multi-lingual, compassionate, and connected community that is the key to our success. Go dragons!

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 & Compliance

The next Board meeting agenda is typically accessible at this link, 72 hours in advance for regular meetings, 24 hours in advance for special meetings.

Upcoming Board committee meetings include a Governance Committee meeting on July 8, at 2:00pm, a Fund Development Committee meeting on July 10, at 4:00pm, and an Education Committee meeting on July 24, at 2:00pm. Agendas are posted at least 72 hours in advance at this link.

Due to the shelter-in-place order, all meetings are currently virtual only. Video conference and phone information is available on meeting agendas.

Yu Ming’s COVID-19 Operations Written Report was approved by the Board on June 18, 2020.

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