From day one, when Yu Ying opened our doors to the first 130 students in 2008, we were the only public or private school of our kind in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  Demand for Yu Ying’s innovative program has grown every year since, resulting in more than 1,000 applications each year.

Registering New and Returning Students

If you have received a lottery match from My School DC for Yu Ying’s 2021-2022 School Year and have questions you can send them to enrollment@washingtonyuying.org.

New Students - How to Enroll

Required Forms: May 3rd Deadline

  • Complete the Yu Ying online registration form. You’ll get this in a separate email from PowerSchool – the system we use to manage student information. The PowerSchool message will include instructions on how to fill out the form.
  • If you’re enrolling more than one student at Yu Ying, we’ll send you a separate registration email for each child.
  • You will be asked to submit a copy of your child’s birth certificate.
  • Submit the DC Residency Form and proof of DC residency documents. The form will be sent to you in an email from DocuSign. The DocuSign message will include instructions on how to complete the form online and attach the documents.

 

Additional Forms: Aug. 30 Deadline
You’ll also need to submit additional forms before your child starts school at Yu Ying on Aug. 30, 2021. The forms required include:

  • The DC Universal Health Certificate
  • The DC Oral Health Assessment Form
  • A list of your child’s up-to-date immunizations – This is usually included with your child’s Universal Health Certificate.
  • Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), if applicable
  • Medical Dietary Accommodations Form (Must be completed by Medical Practitioner), if applicable. This form should be completed by your student’s physician to identify medical conditions or food allergies, and the food substitutions that can be made safely for those food allergies/medical conditions.
  • Milk Substitution and Philosophical Dietary Accommodations Form, if applicable. This form should be completed by a parent or guardian. It should be filled out if your student requires a milk substitution related to lactose intolerance, or if your student requires a special meal related to religious/philosophical food preferences (e.g. vegetarian, no pork, no beef, etc.) This form is NOT intended to accommodate student taste preferences.

Important note: The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) requires all students to be current on their immunizations to attend school in person.

Questions?
Please contact Annie Schleicher, our Director of Enrollment and Accounts, at enrollment@washingtonyuying.org.

Current Student - How to Enroll

Required Forms: May 21st Deadline

  • Complete the Yu Ying online registration form. You’ll get this in a separate email from PowerSchool – the system we use to manage student information. The PowerSchool message will include instructions on how to fill out the form.
  • If you’re enrolling more than one student at Yu Ying, we’ll send you a separate registration email for each child.
  • Submit the DC Residency Form and proof of DC residency documents. The form will be sent to you in an email from DocuSign. The DocuSign message will include instructions on how to complete the form online and attach the documents.

 

Additional Forms: Aug. 30 Deadline
You’ll also need to submit additional forms before your child starts school at Yu Ying on Aug. 30, 2021. The forms required include:

  • The DC Universal Health Certificate
  • The DC Oral Health Assessment Form
  • A list of your child’s up-to-date immunizations – This is usually included with your child’s Universal Health Certificate.
  • Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), if applicable
  • Medical Dietary Accommodations Form (Must be completed by Medical Practitioner), if applicable. This form should be completed by your student’s physician to identify medical conditions or food allergies, and the food substitutions that can be made safely for those food allergies/medical conditions.
  • Milk Substitution and Philosophical Dietary Accommodations Form, if applicable. This form should be completed by a parent or guardian. It should be filled out if your student requires a milk substitution related to lactose intolerance, or if your student requires a special meal related to religious/philosophical food preferences (e.g. vegetarian, no pork, no beef, etc.) This form is NOT intended to accommodate student taste preferences.

Important note: The DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) requires all students to be current on their immunizations to attend school in person.

Questions?
Please contact Annie Schleicher, our Director of Enrollment and Accounts, at enrollment@washingtonyuying.org.

Applying to Yu Ying

To enroll in Yu Ying, families must first apply through a lottery.  Yu Ying participates in My School DC common application and common lottery.  This means that Yu Ying accepts only those applications submitted through My School DC.

The My School DC common lottery is a single, random lottery that determines placement for new students at all participating schools. Student-school matches are based on a variety of factors, including the number of spaces at each school; sibling, and other preferences; and each student’s choices. Below is a helpful video explaining how My School DC selects students:

For more information about the common application and common lottery, please see My School DC FAQ.

Siblings of current Yu Ying and DCI students may receive enrollment preference to Yu Ying if those siblings meet the following criteria. The sibling:

  • Is related by blood to either one parent or both parents of the current sibling; OR
  • Is adopted by one or both parents of the current sibling; OR
  • Is a step sibling (related through the marriage of current student and step sibling); AND
  • Lives with the current student at least 50 percent of the time and the home they share is in Washington, D.C.

Attending an Open House

To learn more about Yu Ying, please join us at an open house.  Yu Ying’s open houses schedule runs from October to February. During this time you will have an opportunity see a presentation, ask questions, and tour the school. These events are timed and designed for adults.

You may also view this previously recorded info session. Passcode: z2!kjt8#

As they learn Chinese language, culture, and traditions, Yu Ying students expand their understanding of the role they play in today’s interconnected world. Come learn how Yu Ying prepares students to be life-long learners and global citizens through a nurturing English/Chinese language immersion program within the IB Primary Years Programme curriculum.