YU MING AT A GLANCE
Yu Ming Facts at a Glance
Yu Ming is founded. Yu Ming, California’s first Mandarin Immersion public charter school is founded by a diverse group of families.
Yu Ming opens with 100 Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Yu Ming opens in Oakland Chinatown.
Yu Ming students perform at the top. Yu Ming achieves a California Academic Performance Index (API) score of 944 (out of 1000) in its first year of state testing
Yu Ming’s Charter is Renewed. Yu Ming’s charter renewal is unanimously approved by the Alameda County Office of Education
Middle School grades are open. Yu Ming launches an innovative Middle School model built on personalized, project-based, social emotional learning, and bilingual education.
Yu Ming continues to outperform most schools in the city, county, and state. Yu Ming achieves the highest possible rating in the new California School Dashboard
The first graduating class starts their 8th grade year. Yu Ming fully expands to K-8 with the first graduating class of 8th graders