Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy

1845 Sheridan Ave.
Saint Paul, 55116
Address: 1845 Sheridan Ave.
Saint Paul, 55116
Grades: K-5
Principal: Bobbie Johnson
Enrollment: 373
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 744-4770
Email: bobbie.johnson@spps.org
Website: spps.org/jieming
School Tour Video
  • Jie Ming means "Excellence in Minnesota."
  • Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy is on eof the top-performing elementary schools in Minnesota.
  • In Jie Ming's one-way immersion program, students receive academic instruction primarily in Mandarin.
  • Our school provides challenging instruction in Mandarin across all subjects, including Chinese language arts, math, writing and social studies.
  • Students become fluent in Mandarine Chinese and develop skills at or beyond standards set for English-only programs.
  • Kindergarten to second grade students are taught predominantly in Mandarin. Students in grades 3-5 receive most of their instruction in Mandarin with 70 minutes of English language arts instruction daily.
  • We ground ourselves in the four pillars at Jie Ming. They are respect, honesty, diligence, and self-control.
  • All students are immersed in Chinese cultural events throughout the year.
  • We offer an annual STEAM fair.
  • Uniforms are required.

We offer:

  • Discovery Club (fee-based, off-site)
  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)
  • Community Education after-school programs (fee-based)
  • Lego League
District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
8 %
  American Indian
0 %
32 %
29 %
9 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
23 %
Students in English Language Learning
25 %
Students in Special Education
3 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
29 %
Open House(s)

Wednesday, January 26   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Please call the office to reserve time slot. Each group we take 15 people. The office phone number is 651-744-4770.