Yew Chung International School of Silicon Valley

Tel: (650)903-0986
Grades: PK - 8 | 152 students
YCIS Silicon Valley brings east and west together in a unique dual language, multicultural education in which children grow as confident, compassionate and well-rounded global citizens prepared for the challenges of the 21st century.
With an emphasis on nurturing the whole child, and promoting fluency in both English and Mandarin, a balanced curriculum and caring, dedicated teachers foster children’s personal, social and academic growth. Students thrive in a school community that embraces diversity and welcomes parents as active partners. 

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Yew Chung International School of Silicon Valley Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 30 / rolling
Tuition Notes varies by program

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • YCIS is a global leader in bilingual international education
  • Founded in 1932 in Hong Kong, YCIS schools serve over 7,000 students in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Chongqing and Silicon Valley, USA.
  • Our Preschool offers a bilingual inquiry-based learning approach which fosters children's interests and their natural curiosity, wonder and exploration.
  • Our Elementary and Middle School Programs (K-8) emphasize both English and Chinese languages as well as Eastern and Western cultures so that students have an understanding and appreciation of these two important world languages and cultures of the 21st century.
  • We nurture in each student an open outlook in life, respect for cultural diversity and the beliefs and values of all people, and a sense of commitment and social responsibility.
  • YCIS Silicon Valley’s well-rounded academic program offers students opportunities to find their passions and explore their interests within the context of a challenging curriculum and a safe, nurturing learning environment that meets the development needs of young children.
  • Courses offered in Grades K-8 include violin, music, art, physical education and character education along with core subjects: Chinese Studies, English Language Arts, Science, Math and Social Studies.
  • We believe that learning should be joyful, active and meaningful. Students embark on a journey to grow their sense of identity, build strong foundations of skills they will need throughout life, and learn how to be caring and compassionate citizens.
  • Students have many opportunities to gain confidence in presenting and performing. 
  • A dynamic Parent Organization ensures parents are active partners in their children's education.

Profile last updated: 03/09/2015

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