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World-class education—free of charge—for District of Columbia children in grades pre-kindergarten through 5th grade.
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We need your support! Donations to Yu Ying are fully tax deductible-we are a 501c3 organization.
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FAMILIES
Recognized once again in 2016 as the “Best Elementary School” out of all of DC’s public, charter, and private elementary schools.
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A Passion for Quality Public Chinese Immersion Education

Washington Yu Ying is a Top Tier School

We provide an engaging, inquiry-driven, Chinese–English dual language immersion environment to nurture tomorrow’s global leaders.

A DYNAMIC SCHOOL PROGRAM 多元化课程

In today’s interconnect global world, bilingualism is power—and a global norm.

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NURTURING EXCELLENCE 培养卓越

Washington Yu Ying takes its name—meaning nurturing excellence—from a groundbreaking girls’ school founded in 1911 in Beijing, China.

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VOTED DC’s BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
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Each year Washington City Paper polls DC locals to find the cream of the crop in over 300 different categories. In 2013 and 2015, Yu Ying was recognized as the “Best Elementary School.

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AN IB WORLD SCHOOL 国际文凭学校

After completing an intensive authorization process, Yu Ying became an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in 2013.

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Yu Ying is a community where diversity is key to success.

We work hard to create an inclusive, welcoming environment for our students, families, and staff. And at the same time, we strive to provide resources, tools, and events that support and strengthen our entire community

Diversity drives success.

We want every student to feel welcome. We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of race, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

  •  36.9% Black Non-Hispanic
  •  29% White Non-Hispanic
  •  17 % Multiracial
  •  10.8% Asian
  •  6.3% Hispanic/Latino

One of the most diverse schools in the U.S.

Washington Yu Ying PCS Elementary is ranked on the Public School Review’s list of “Most Diverse Schools in the U.S.”

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As a Yu Ying supporter, you can help ensure that we continue to offer premier children’s education—today, tomorrow and in the future.