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CAIS IN POINT

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Facts at a Glance

43
Years of Innovation
1st Mandarin immersion school in the US

60
Teachers

75
% of 8th Graders
Met benchmark to teach Mandarin
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OUR CORE VALUES

核心价值观


Developed by our community in 2019, CAIS Core Values were a prescient blueprint for weathering and thriving throughout the pandemic and beyond. We can connect the dots between these and wisdom from China’s first sage, Confucius.

Inclusion

包容

Inclusion

包容


欢迎:我们重视归属感支持和关心社群内外所有的人

Invite In: We champion belongingness and care for others within our community and beyond

Kindness

善良

Kindness

善良


鼓励:我们用善意的语言和行动来互相支持

Build Up: We use kind words and actions to support each other and ourselves

Perseverance

毅力

Perseverance

毅力


坚持:遇到困难时,我们会给自己打气并坚持下去 

Keep Trying: We push ourselves and stick with it when things get tough

Courage

勇气

Courage

勇气


勇敢:即使碰到困难,我们也能勇于尝试,负起责任

Be Brave: We take risks and responsibility, even when it is hard

Curiosity

好奇

Curiosity

好奇


提问:我们想了解我们的世界和开拓新的可能性

Ask More: We wonder about our world and pioneer new possibilities

CAIS divisions

学校部门


Early Childhood

幼教部2岁-1年级

Preschool (ages 2-5) through First Grade. The Preschool program is full immersion and consists of four classes of 18 students taught in Mandarin. Kindergarten and 1st Grade follow the 50/50 immersion model.


Lower School

小学部2-5年级

Second through Fifth Grade. Lower School has two to three sections of students in each grade, averaging 20 students per section and following the 50/50 immersion model.


Middle School

中学部6-8年级

Sixth through Eighth Grade. A hands-on, minds-on, interdisciplinary curriculum guides students to apply concepts to the issues in their community and world as well as in their own lives.

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LATEST NEWS

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14 May 2024

CAIS Chinese Program Leading the Way

Chinese Program Director Cindy Chiang shares highlights of CAIS faculty leading peers from around the country at the National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) and the annual Early Childhood Chinese Immersion Forum…

Preschool Director Chu Hsi Tseng presenting to NCLC participants
14 February 2024

Time Warp Opens!

The most eagerly awaited event in CAIS Theater history is just two weeks away, and you can feel the excitement as the cast and crew throw their energies and creativity…

Cast of the Middle School Show "Time Warp Opens!"
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