YCIS School Life

Dream. Create. Question. Do. Experience learning and life at YCIS.

Learning extends beyond the classroom at YCIS Silicon Valley, where students experience education and culture as they explore their passions through field trips, school events and traditions, performances, service projects and more.

Traditions & Celebrations

Students embrace new points of view, build school spirit and create lasting bonds through authentic traditions and community-wide celebrations. >>


After-School Programs

An array of extracurricular activities and an after-school Chinese immersion program allow students to explore their interests and strengthen their skills. >>


International Field Trips

Students learn in the classroom and across the globe, with travel opportunities such as the 5th grade trip to Beijing, Middle School trip to Costa Rica, and the Seeds of Hope charity concert in China. >>


National Junior Honor Society

YCIS Middle School students who excel in scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character contribute to their school and community through our chapter of the NJHS. >>


Orchestra & Choir

Students join lunchtime choirs, study the violin beginning in Kindergarten, and may choose to learn an orchestral instrument such as viola, cello or bass beginning in grade 4. >>


Lunch Program

Hot lunch service is offered through our partner, My Green Lunch, a locally owned, family run business that provides fresh, nutritious, economical and environmentally sustainable school lunches. >>


School Uniform

Wearing a school uniform in grades K-8 helps unite YCIS students, develops their self-confidence and builds a sense of school pride. >>


What’s New

Learn more about what’s happening at YCIS Silicon Valley. >>

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