9
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School leader:  Edward Park
Foss
San Diego, CA 92110

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Best known for
"Our Mandarin Chinese Magnet Program makes us special."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    World languages
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin
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53 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 13, 2014
My two kids go to Barnard. The school has been providing them to have more chances to enjoy Asian culture, not just language.

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Submitted by a parent · April 12, 2014
My daughter just started at Barnard in Kindergarten. She has learned so much, in Chinese and in English. The teachers and other staff there are talented, creative, skilled and dedicated, I'm very impressed with everyone there. I asked my daughter... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 20, 2014
My daughter is in the first immersion class at Barnard (now 4th-grade) and last spring break we traveled to Singapore and she was very comfortable conversing in Chinese. She could read store signs and restaurant menus for me. I was extremely... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 09, 2013
What percentage of the day are children learning Mandarin? 90% kindergarten? 50% 1st grade? Thanks!

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Barnard Elementary School Mandarin Chinese Magnet Program enriches students through daily instruction in Mandarin Chinese, the most spoken language in the world. Through integration with the Mandarin Chinese culture, including the arts, music, and literature, students will develop the ability to successfully use their knowledge of diverse cultures to think and act globally and become thoughtful, responsible and successful global citizens.

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Last modified: March 4, 2016
Last modified Barnard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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