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Chinese Language Development Program

After School Mandarin Development Classes

In partnership with Mindquest Learning, McKinley Elementary will provide students with an after school tuition-based Chinese language development program.    The second language is Mandarin. 


Tuition: $250/month or $625 for the 1st 2.5 months (August, September, October).  There is a one-time materials fee of $25 (books).


School Goal:

  1. Increase student academic achievement in the area of reading.
  2. Increase student achievement on standardized tests.
  3. Provide students a safe after school environment.


Single Plan for Student Achievement Targets:


  •          Students will be college and career ready.
  •          Close the achievement gap
  •          Students will have an equal opportunity to learn and succeed in a culturally responsive, engaging, and physically        and emotionally safe environment
  •          Students will benefit from improved family and community engagement.

Schedule:  Classes begin August 19, 2019, 5 days/week.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday


Grades 1-3 (2:30 -4:30pm)


            2:30pm – 2:50pm – Snack (provided by food services)

            2:50pm – 3:30pm – Mandarin Immersion

            3:30pm – 4:30pm – Mandarin assignment/schoolwork help


Topics: Heritage, Cultural, and Conversational, Writing, and Literature Development


Grades 4-5 (3:00-5:00pm)


            3:00pm – 3:20pm – Snack (provided by food services)

            3:20pm – 4:20pm – Mandarin Immersion

            4:20pm – 5:00pm – Mandarin assignments/schoolwork help


Wednesday: All grades (1st - 5th)

1:30-1:50pm - Snack

1:50-3:30pm - Homework Help


Topics: Mathematics, Writing, Reading Comprehension, Science, Test Preparation, Homework

To sign-up, please click on the following link.  You may also pick up an application from the office.