YCIS Admissions

Find and follow your unique gifts. Become
a YCIS student.

The YCIS Admissions Team extends our warmest welcome to you as you
explore our admissions process. We are here to assist you through every step
of your school search — and we look forward to showing you how a YCIS
education will forever impact your child.

YCIS Admissions

Why Choose YCIS Silicon Valley?

As a YCIS Silicon Valley student, your child will have the unique opportunity to learn and grow in a bilingual, intercultural community from preschool through grade 8.

Your child will gain

  • A love of language and culture,
  • A whole-person education,
  • A creative path to leadership,
  • A sense of social responsibility,
  • An international perspective – and edge.

Admissions Overview

  • We accept students with or without Mandarin experience, at all grade levels.
  • Preschool to Grade 8 applications are due by January 26, 2018, and young students must meet eligibility requirements.
  • After the deadline, we accept applications on a rolling basis for spaces available.
  • Tuition and fees include many school supplies, trips and learning materials.
  • Financial aid is available for qualifying families.
  • International students applying for an F-1 visa follow a separate admissions process.
  • Enrolled YCIS students may transfer to any school in our network, without an application fee or extensive paperwork

Ready to get started?
Review our Application Process

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Visit YCIS

The best way to get to know YCIS? See our teachers and students in action on a typical school day. Contact us to schedule your visit, or attend an upcoming open house.

Give your child the confidence to explore, adapt and succeed as a globally aware citizen of our world.