Our eager third grader loves to go to school. Why, because Purple Lotus School (PLS) is a private Buddhist school that offers a unique educational program that goes beyond the state requirements. They focus on the qualities of being a good human being and helping the community while caring for each student s individual needs. Our student enjoys the Small classroom sizes (K-12th) Advance academics, especially science and math The teaching of Buddhism Learning Mandarin Chinese The social network of teachers and students in all grades. Everyone cares about each other and the older students are very nice to the younger students. As parents we are so pleased with the PLS program and the personal growth of our child that she will have way beyond her schooling years.