Why Choose YCIS Silicon Valley?

As a YCIS Silicon Valley student, your child will have the unique opportunity to

learn with joy, grow with empathy and explore with confidence in a bilingual,

intercultural community from preschool through grade 8.

A YCIS education will forever impart your child with:

  1. A love of language and culture.

    By learning two world languages simultaneously — Mandarin and English — your child will develop both language and cultural fluency; become a flexible, open thinker; and sharpen his or her critical communication skills.

    Explore the brain benefits of a YCIS education

  2. A whole-person education.

    Your child will not only become an outstanding academic performer, but also an outstanding human being. YCIS students develop compassion, empathy and a strong moral compass as they learn to excel in a competitive world.

    See how YCIS grows hearts and mind

  3. A creative path to leadership.

    Our low student-to-teacher ratio and small group learning style will encourage your child to grow creatively through the arts and music, develop sought-after leadership skills and service, and explore his or her unique gifts.

    Learn more about student opportunities for self-expression

  4. A sense of social responsibility.

    As a YCIS student, your child will learn to care deeply for the world and its people. This legacy of service, which began with the school’s founding in Hong Kong more than 80 years ago, lives on through student service work and community involvement.

    Find out how we are upholding a legacy of social care

  5. An international perspective — and edge.

    The dynamic YCIS education — which blends Eastern and Western language, cultures and worldviews — is continuously advancing thanks to our connection with the YCIS family of international schools.

    Learn why our cross-cultural teaching model creates the ideal learning environment

  6. A respect for community.

    YCIS families and faculty come together to create a welcoming community that encourages children to grow into purposeful, intentional individuals.

    Explore the events and traditions that bring our community together

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