Programs and Services

Students
  • Pathway: Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy (Areas A-F) --> Highland Park Middle School --> Highland Park High School

    Our school provides instruction in Mandarin across all core subject areas in order to produce bilingual, bi-literate, and multicultural citizens of the world.

    Started in the 2011 school year, our school has been serving kindergarten to 5th grade.

    Students master grade-appropriate subject content, become fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and develop skills at or beyond standards set for English-only programs.

    STEM Curriculum

    The curriculum in the Mandarin Immersion Program includes a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) focus. Kindergarten and first-grade students are taught predominately in Mandarin.

    Mandarin Curriculum

    Similarly, 2nd through 5th grade students receive most of their instruction in Mandarin, but also receive 50 minutes of English language arts instruction daily.

Other Features

  • Regional and District Magnets:
    Mandarin Immersion

    Kindergarten Options:
    All-day Kindergarten

    After School Offerings:
    Discovery Club On-Site

    Bilingual-Dual Language:
    Mandarin