YU MING AT A GLANCE

Yu Ming Facts at a Glance

Our History

2010

Yu Ming is founded. Yu Ming, California’s first Mandarin Immersion public charter school is founded by a diverse group of families.

2011

Yu Ming opens with 100 Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Yu Ming opens in Oakland Chinatown.

2014

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

2015

Yu Ming’s Charter is Renewed. Yu Ming’s charter renewal is unanimously approved by the Alameda County Office of Education

2016

Middle School grades are open. Yu Ming launches an innovative Middle School model built on personalized, project-based, social emotional learning, and bilingual education.

2017

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

2018

The first graduating class starts their 8th grade year. Yu Ming fully expands to K-8 with the first graduating class of 8th graders