*** We teach at Menlo Park schools- Laurel, Oak Knoll, and Encinal ; Palo Alto schools- Jordan, Briones, and Fairmeadow***

Our Mandarin language instruction is tailored for students who do not speak Mandarin at home:

  • Practical approach to conversational Mandarin
  • Pre-kindergarten to 12th grade
  • Weekday and Saturday programs
  • Variety of campuses and times
  • High quality teachers
  • Small class sizes, individual attention
  • Engaging workbooks, interactive CDs
  • Exposure to Chinese culture
  • Discounts and referral


Achievements summary

To learn a foreign language well, one needs to study minimally twice a week. We offer one-on-one tutoring to pupils who do not speak Mandarin at home, enforcing what they have learned at school.

The results have been outstanding. Two level 5 students can speak and write Chinese at college level.

Contact Phyllis via hwashinschool@yahoo.com or 408-807-1088 for details

Palo Alto Weekly Newspaper

"We tried one Chinese school in our neighborhood, but it was geared more towards people who speak Chinese at home... What I like at Hwa Shin is their teaching method. Here they speak English for the younger-aged classes to help the kids get started."
- Jenny Wan-Mernyk
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Sing Tao Daily Newspaper

The Hwa Shin Chinese School is a high quality bilingual Chinese School in the Bay area which outshines others, by promoting the idea of the Chinese language as the second language of study...


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