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School leader:  Maquita Alexander
220 Taylor Street
Washington, DC 20017

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(202) 635-1950
(202) 635-1960
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Best known for
"We are best known for our Chinese immersion model and IB curriculum."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    World languages
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin
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24 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 23, 2016
Our son was lucky enough to be accepted into one of the first PK-3s. We could not be happier that he got into Yu Ying!! He is very interested in Chinese (already) and in less than an year of full immersion he is able to make full sentences to... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 22, 2014
Washington Yu-Ying started out as a great school. it had an engaged staff and great administrators and a principal that the children loved. However a change in key administration and many teachers and staff moving on to other pursuits has caused... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 25, 2013
I am the proud parent of two Washington Yu Ying students. I couldn't be happier with the school. The teachers are engaged and passionate, the administration is communicative and innovative and the school community is friendly and diverse. I... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 24, 2013
My daughter has been attending this school for, four years the teachers have been so supportive and helpful to my daughter and me. The school does such a great job with trying to assist students who may need extra help. WME

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About this school

Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School aims to spark the fire of lifelong learning by providing a world class education for students in our nation's capital. The first public school in Washington, DC, to offer Chinese language immersion, Yu Ying combines language immersion with the inquiry-based curricula of the International Baccalaureate Organization.

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March 01, 2016

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Last modified: September 1, 2016
Last modified Washington Yu Ying PCS is a Charter school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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