Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School

at 220 Taylor St NE , 20017

Washington Yu Ying PCS is a Chinese-immersion, public charter, International Baccalaureate World School in the nation's capital

Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School
220 Taylor St NE
Washington, District of Columbia , DC 20017
United States
Contact Phone
P: (202) 635-1950


Washington Yu Ying was founded by parents in 2008 on two simple premises: 1. Fluency in more than one language develops a greater ability to communicate with and to understand other cultures; and 2. Mandarin Chinese—spoken by one in five people worldwide—is an important language for American children to learn, especially as U.S. economic and political connections to China become increasingly intertwined.

Due to the anticipated snow, Yu Ying will have a 2 hour delay today, Wednesday, January 14th. School will open at 10:10 a.m., and all students should be in their classrooms by 10:30 a.m. Before care is canceled this morning. Stay warm!

Published on 2015-01-14 12:00:36 GMT

Family Movie Night is TONIGHT! January 10, 2015 | 6-8:30 pm Despicable Me 2, Crafts, Food & More Grades 2-5 (younger siblings welcome) $15/family (Cash, Check or Paypal)

Published on 2015-01-10 15:35:21 GMT

Due to the expected poor weather, Washington Yu Ying will open on a two hour delay tomorrow, Monday, January 12th.

Published on 2015-01-12 05:21:39 GMT

Happy Holidays to you and yours from Yu Ying! Enjoy the break and stay warm…we'll be back online soon. Parents: Don't forget to have your student practice while they are on break. Pull a few Chinese resources off the Parent Portal or offer up a few math brain teasers in the midst of that holiday cheer!

Published on 2014-12-24 20:00:05 GMT

Yu Ying will be once again holding a food drive to support the Capital Area Food Bank and we're kicking it off this Friday with an assembly. Keep an eye out for information in student folders and send in some food with your student. Check the Portal for more information.

Published on 2014-10-22 16:08:29 GMT

We hope you can stop by and support Yu Ying's China Trip event at Politics and Prose bookstore! Sunday, September 28th from 10 am to 8 pm | 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008 Come BUY books for yourself, friends, family and/or the school. Yu Ying will receive 20% of sales when purchasers present a coupon. After you shop at P&P, walk down to Comet Ping Pong and eat some pizza and play ping pong! Yu Ying will receive 15% of sales between 11:30 am and 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 28th. Be sure to write "Yu Ying" on the merchant copy receipt!! 5th Grade China Trip

Published on 2014-09-21 21:25:33 GMT

Yu Ying's phone service for incoming calls is still not working properly. We are forwarding incoming calls to staff cellphones for the time being. If you need to contact us regarding a non-emergency please use email. Thank you and we'll update you as soon as our service is restored.

Published on 2014-11-21 14:11:50 GMT

Federal Employees: Don't forget you can support Yu Ying through your Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area-CFCNCA contributions! Look for our code (60623) and put your #CFCNA gift to work making the school even better!

Published on 2014-11-06 00:51:14 GMT

We're looking for parent volunteers on Thursday, November 6th at 9:00 am to help with our Casey Trees schoolyard planting. Message us here or email Amy Quinn or Jonathan Henry for more information!

Published on 2014-10-29 19:00:40 GMT

Excited to get our hands dirty planting with our partner organizations as we launch our Earth Day celebrations today!

Published on 2015-04-22 14:32:47 GMT

Dear Washington Yu Ying families: We are aware there is a major power outage that is affecting the DC area today, including the White House and other government facilities. Fortunately, Yu Ying has not been affected. The power is on, and classes and activities are proceeding on thier normal schedule. Should this situation change, we will notify you promptly.

Published on 2015-04-07 18:59:53 GMT

Due to inclement weather, Washington Yu Ying will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 6, 2015.

Published on 2015-03-06 01:47:28 GMT

Yu Ying will not be open tomorrow. If you had a student-led conference scheduled, refer to the email sent earlier to reschedule.

Published on 2015-03-05 03:11:40 GMT

Due to the extremely icy conditions, Yu Ying will open 2 hours late, Monday March 2. There is no before care or breakfast. Please do not drop your children off prior to 10:10 as there will be no one to receive them. Please be safe.

Published on 2015-03-02 10:56:19 GMT

Yu Ying will be CLOSED today, February 26th due to the continuing poor weather conditions.

Published on 2015-02-26 13:59:26 GMT

Thank you to everyone who participated in #DoMore24!

Published on 2015-06-05 17:40:47 GMT

We've been quiet on Facebook, but we've been quite busy at the school. Summer is here, but there is still a lot going on as Yu Ying prepares to welcome our FIRST(!) PreK-3 class next year. All of those new young learners need a place to learn and play, so we're hard at work to add new space and accommodate the new classrooms. Check back often for some updates as construction moves along.

Published on 2014-07-10 20:06:49 GMT

DELAY FOR THE START OF SCHOOL MONDAY MORNING! The DC Water Utility recently notified us that it will be shutting off water at Yu Ying during the morning of Monday, June 16th. Unfortunately, we can't properly operate school without running water (and flushing toilets!). For this reason, we have to delay the start of school. On Monday, June 16th, Yu Ying classes will begin at 10:45 a.m. Students may arrive between 10:30 and 10:45 a.m. Before-care on Monday has been canceled. However, we expect that after-care will run during its regular times (3:30 to 5:45 pm). We will update you if the water utility's work takes longer than expected.

Published on 2014-06-14 20:45:45 GMT

We will be having an early dismissal today - Wednesday 5-21-14 due to a partial power outage. Please make arrangements to pick up your child today at 1pm.

Published on 2014-05-21 00:46:28 GMT

Great night had by all at the Gala! Stay tuned for pictures....

Published on 2014-05-04 02:29:17 GMT

We've seen a bit of a flurry of recognition come in for student authors in the past few weeks! Madison M. was recently named the 5th grade winner in the Junior League of Washington Student Poetry Contest, with Dakota taking home an honorable mention. Then, on the heels of that big win, Madison B. took home sixth place in the Global Harmony Through Personal Excellence, Inc. Essay Contest. If you see these outstanding young authors, be sure to congratulation them on their hard work!

Published on 2015-06-01 16:21:23 GMT

As a reminder to current Yu Ying families: Don't forget that DC residency forms and verification documents must be submitted in person and are due Friday, May 29th. Yu Ying staff are available to accept forms Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:15-10:00 am or 3:30-5:30 pm; Friday from 8:15-10:00 am or 1:00 - 5:30 pm; or by appointment. In addition, Yu Ying staff will be hosting 2 more residency fairs to answer questions and help families complete and submit the necessary information. The enrollment fairs will be held at school on: May 26th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. May 28th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Get those residency forms in!

Published on 2015-05-21 19:10:10 GMT

It's #biketoschoolday...are you riding to school this morning? Be safe, wear your helmet and enjoy the ride! Plenty of two-wheeled parking available. For other schools around DC that are participating, check out the list of registered DC events: http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/go/whos-biking/2015/DC/Washington

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