• Welcome prospective families! If you are considering attending Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy next year, there are a few ways you can find information about our school and programs:

    • Attend our virtual open house scheduled for January 26 at 10am or 1pm. Please use this link to join the virtual open house: meet.google.com/ecx-dbbc-uxu
    • Watch our school video
    • Review the 2022-23 School Selection Guide.
    • Join the virtual School Choice Fair starting on January 31. Visit spps.org/chooseSPPS to find information about all SPPS schools, plus videos on districtwide programs and services, virtual open house dates, and steps on how to apply.
    • If you have specific questions about our school, call our office at 651-744-4770

    When you are ready to apply, fill out an online application at spps.org/applyThe priority deadline for PreK-12 applications has been extended to March 4, 2022. For questions on how to apply, please call the Student Placement Center at 651-632-3760 or email spc@spps.org.

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Bobbie Johnson, Principal

1845 Sheridan Ave West, Saint Paul, MN 55116

651-744-4770 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy

  • Our school provides instruction in Mandarin across all core subjects including social studies, math, science, technology and engineering. Our dedicated staff helps  create multicultural citizens of the world. Students become fluent in Mandarin Chinese and develop skills at or beyond standards set for English-only programs. More ...

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Creating multicultural citizens of the world



    Mandarin is a World Language - the official language of the People's Republic of China and of Taiwan. The language is spoken and understood in many Asian countries. Our academy's immersion program offers a rich and culturally diverse adventure for students and parents.

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School Profile


    Bobbie Johnson has worked as an English Language Learners teacher since 1998 and more recently as an immersion leader in Saint Paul Public Schools. She currently is the Principal at Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy. She is a multilingual-learning leader.

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    Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy 杰明学校
    1845 Sheridan Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55116
    Phone: 651-744-4770

    Grades: K-5
    Office Hours: 8:30am- 5pm
    School Hours: 9:30am- 4pm

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    • Discovery Club at Highland Park Elementary serves Jie Ming. Contact Sarah Sandvik for more information at 651-744-2611.