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220 Taylor Street, NE
c/o Jonathan Henry

District of Columbia 20017

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Programs: A full 50/50 Mandarin immersion program running the International Baccalaureate Program, Yu Ying is a public charter elementary school in the nation's capital.

Inspiring and preparing young people to create a better world by challenging them to reach their full potential in a nurturing Chinese/English educational environment.
In our most recent testing cycle (only our second year of testing), Yu Ying showed an overall improvement of 7.4% on the DC CAS test. When compared with 2011 results, our students improved from 57.1% to 62.5% proficient in math and from 62.9% to 72.2% proficient in reading, for an overall proficiency rating of 67.4% across all students at Yu Ying. This strong academic performance ranks us as the 4th highest performing elementary charter school in the District of Columbia.

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I have been working with Washington Yu Ying (WYY) for 3 years now and I can tell you that they provide an unparallell education to their students. The full immersion program WYY operates has been paramount in achieving the academic success in both English and Chinese where WYY has exceeded ... more »
We (Asian American LEAD) partnered with Yu Ying to hold a collaborative Field Trip for Yu Ying students and students from our After-School Program. It was a great experience for our students! The event was well planned and supervised and the culture at Yu Ying was clearly one of respect and support ... more »
Washington Yu Ying ("YY") is meets a critical need of great education for children in a local environment where that is scarce. Nationally, YY meets a critical need of America to broaden its horizons on education; it will become a model for decades or longer. This is because in addition to its ... more »
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