Mandarin immersion elementary schools?

Is there a list of public schools that offer Mandarin immersion (or duel language/learning/etc)?  I've been researching and keep hearing about the same ones, but I'd love a complete list.

I'm specifically looking for the East Bay, Castro Valley, Oakland and Berkeley.   I know about Yu Ming in Oakland, are there others?


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Our daughter is at Shu Ren and loves it there.  Also check out

West Contra Costa Mandarin School.  In El Cerrito, I think.

This is the best list of Mandarin Immersion schools in the United States that I've been able to find:

In the East Bay, the only public Mandarin immersion schools (whole school, not just one classroom per grade) are West County Mandarin School (relocating to Pinole, but open to anyone that lives within the West Contra Costa Unified School District - El Cerrito, Kensington, Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Pinole, & Hercules) and Yu Ming in Oakland. It looks like Stonebrae Elementary School in Hayward and Azevada Elementary in Fremont also have a Mandarin immersion track, but I don't know any details about it.

Good luck with your search!

I don’t think Castro Valley has a mandarin program, but there is one up in the Hayward Hills, at Stonebrae. If you don’t live in Hayward, you might be able to transfer in (there were lots of families from CV, Fremont, Union city, etc when my son went there). My son was in the Mandarin program there many years ago, and then attended a rigorous private middle school after that. Even though he wasn’t the most diligent student, it turned out he was very well prepared in reading, math and Mandarin when he got to middle school, so 2 thumbs up from me. Also, it’s FREE :)