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YCIS Silicon Valley brings east and west together in a unique Mandarin-English dual language, multicultural education in which children grow as confident, compassionate and well-rounded global citizens prepared for the challenges of the 21st century.
At YCIS, our mission is to raise globally competent and compassionate leaders with a servant's heart who aspire to, and act for, a better world.

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
2002
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
260 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Yew Chung International School of Silicon Valley Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(school uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes
varies by program

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

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.
  • YCIS Silicon Valley opened as a non-profit school in Mountain View in 2002.
  • 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: 07/20/2021

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The average private school tuition in Santa Clara County, CA is $21,020 for elementary schools and $27,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Clara County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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