Greetings Families in Action,
Oakland’s own Yu Ming Charter School continues to soar as one of the top 10 elementary schools in California!!! U.S. News recently released their report of the best elementary schools. Out of 102,610 pre-k, elementary, and middle school, Yu Ming Charter School is ranked #7 in California elementary schools, #2 in California charter schools, and #1 in Oakland. Way to go!
Principal Sue Park says, “We’re happy to see this recognition of our Yu Ming community. This has been such a challenging year and in the face of it all our students have continued to learn and grow. I’m so proud of our Dragons!”
At Families in Action for Quality Education, we are grateful for this innovative, dual language program that is preparing students for a global world! Oakland families need MORE access to high quality school options like Yu Ming.
Overview of Yu Ming Charter:
Yu Ming Charter is a K-8 Mandarin Immersion charter school located in Oakland, CA. They were founded in 2010 by a group of diverse families. Their mission is to nurture an inclusive and diverse community to become empowered, engaged, and outstanding global citizens. A dual immersion school such as Yu Ming Charter, often has a double purpose. At Yu Ming Charter, 94% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math, and 94% scored at or above that level for reading.
Again, congratulations Yu Ming Charter School!