In today’s interconnect global world, bilingualism is power—and a global norm.
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
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.
VOTED DC’s BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
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.
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.
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.”
As a Yu Ying supporter, you can help ensure that we continue to offer premier children’s education—today, tomorrow and in the future.