Student Placement Center
Mon, Tues, Wed,Fri   7:30am - 4:30pm
Thurs 12:00pm - 4:30pm

2102 University Avenue West, Saint Paul 55114

Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy

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
  • Jie Ming (??) means “Excellence in Minnesota.”

  • Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy is one of the top-performing elementary schools in Minnesota.

  • Our school provides challenging instruction in Mandarin across all subjects, including Chinese language arts, math, writing and social studies.

  • Students become fluent in Mandarin 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.

  • Our four pillars are Respect, Honesty, Diligence, and Self-Control. 

  • All students are immersed in Chinese cultural events.

  • Uniforms are required.

We offer:

  • Discovery Club (fee-based, off-site)

  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)

  • Community Education after-school programs (fee-based)

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 %
1845 Sheridan Ave.
Saint Paul, 55116
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.