Chinese Schools in NY, NJ & CT
There are 9 Hua Xia Chinese Schools in NY/ NJ for a comprehensive list click below
School List:  
(The second column is the address of the school and the third is the mailing address)
New York (纽约)

ABC Language Exchange 
135 West 29th Street,
Suite #1204
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 431-9101              Email:                                                                 
ABC Language Exchange was founded in 1997 in Manhattan, New York with the 
mission to provide the highest quality language training for individuals and 
businesses. Group lessons are a fun way to learn. ABC limits their class size to 
only 8 students per class so you may get as much chance to use your second 
language in class as possible.  Private lessons offer the greatest flexibility for your 
busy schedule. You may schedule classes for any time of day or evening and any 
day of the week (including Sundays).  Corporate Training is ABC's specialty. 
ABC sends its qualified teachers to your company to implement a language 
program designed specifically to meet your needs, including materials related to 
your field of business.
Albany Chinese School at Shaker Junior High
475 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Latham, NY 12110 
China Institute
125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021 - 7088 For registration and
information please call (212) 744-8181 children's classes call Melissa
Buyum at x 141, for adult classes, call Joseph Corda at x 145. or - click
here - 
ESTABLISHED in 1926, China Institute is a nonprofit, non-partisan
educational and cultural institution that promotes the understanding,
appreciation and enjoyment of traditional and contemporary Chinese
civilization, culture and heritage, and provides the cultural and
historical context for understanding contemporary China. We carry out our
mission through classroom teaching and seminars, art exhibitions, public
programs for children and adults, teacher education and curriculum
development, lectures and symposia and business programming.
China Institute is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
The Chinese Art and Cultural Center
34 West 14th Street, 4th floor New York, NY 10011  
Tel:(212) 352-0003 All Classes on Saturday. This nonprofit, cultural and
educational organization has programs for children 5-12 and adults in
Beginner's Chinese Language Classes in Mandarin, The Art of Kung Fu,
Traditional Tai Chi Chuan for Beginners and Chinese Painting for Beginners.
All programs are instructed by experienced teachers.
The Chinese Art and Cultural Center is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
The Chinese School of Southern Westchester
has been in existence for 21 years. Located on the beautiful campus of
Edgemont High School in Hartsdale, we meet on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to
12:00 PM, offering Mandarin and Chinese culture classes (Gung Fu, Chinese
dance, origami, Chinese chess, Chinese harp, brush painting, Tai Chi,
chorus) to children and adults, from pre-K through high school and beyond!
While our families and teachers are a wonderful mix of cultures, with a
majority of families of Chinese heritage, we also offer modified classes
for children of non-Mandarin speaking families. Our school year consists of
two 15-week semesters (30 classes), and the tuition for the year is $425
for children and $210 per parent for each course. For more information
please contact Laurie Rigelhaupt at  or (914)285-9834, or
click here for website -  
The Chinese School of Southern Westchester is represented in CLTA-GNY
DHCCA at Half Hollow Hills High School West
375 Wolf Hill Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746  
380 Lexington Avenue - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
Phone: (212) 551-7903

Hills Learning is the only language school in New York that specializes in Asian language instruction. They offer both private lessons and group classes for Chinese, as well as Korean, Japanese, and Thai. All teachers follow their SWIRL method, that focuses on developing all five language skills per class. Trial lessons are available, please visit their website for more information and current class offerings.
New York Ming Yuan Chinese School
	54-17 90th Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373
	Tel. (718) 271-3944
	6201 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
	Tel. (718) 439-3656 
Northern Westchester Chinese School
	Northern Westchester Chinese School offers a wide range of programs.
Younger children are encouraged to attend pre-kindergarten and kindergarten 
programs.  The school is announcing an exciting new  program designed for 
familieswith adopted children from China. This program will consist of three levels, 
beginning, intermediate, and advanced. Our  teacher,  Ms Pei-Ling Liu, is an 
experienced Chinese school teacher with a background  in Education from 
Teacher's College. She has designed a program for  beginners  with an emphasis
on the spoken word and conversation. Phonics will also be  explored. Children 
ages 6 through 8, accompanied by parent(s), will learn Chinese language and 
culture through songs, games, craft, poems, and  stories.  This class will be held
in Somers Middle School, starting Saturday morning, 9/13/2003 through 
6/19/2004 from 9 to 11. Tuition for a school year is $550  for a child and an 
accompanying parent. Please register early as class size is limited  to 10 
children. Registration forms can be downloaded from the school website 
( Please send 
the form to Ms Shu-Chin Chung, 125 Lake Street, Apt. 12AN, White Plains, NY
10604.For questions, please contact Principal  Juliet Candee at  
The Plainview Chinese School
The Plainview Chinese School is donated by the Charles B. Wang Foundation. 
The aim of the Chinese School is to teach Chinese language and culture to 
American born Chinese youngsters and to children from non-Chinese speaking 
families. We will also provide Chinese language and cultural classes for adults. 
The emphasis of the language curriculum of our school is oral proficiency, balanced 
with reading/writing. The ultimate goal is to ensure that children enjoy learning 
Chinese language and culture, and to provide them with fond memories of Chinese 
language school. The language programs teaches Chinese in both simplified and 
traditional forms in three teaching venues:
·Bilingual Chinese Teaching Method:  teaching Chinese as a second language to 
non-Chinese speaking families using Pinyin and Traditional Chinese Characters. 
·Simplified Chinese Teaching Method:  teaching Simplified Chinese characters 
using Pinyin as taught in Mainland China. 
·Traditional Chinese Teaching Method:  teaching Chinese with Zhuyin, or 
Bopomofo, in Traditional Chinese Characters as was maintained in Taiwan. 
The cultural programs includes classes for both Children and adult in Martial 
Arts, Kungfu, Chinese Painting, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Dances, Origami, 
Arts and Crafts, Singing, Chinese Instruments and Music, Karaoke, Chinese Yo-Yo, 
Ping Pong, aerobics, Chi, Taichi, computer and beginning/intermediate Chinese for 

Mailing Address:
Plainview Chinese School
1535 Old Country Road
Plainview, New York 11803
Phone: 516-753-5616
Fax: 516-753-5617
Red Apple Preschool
25 Market Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 577-2710 
Staten Island Chinese School
Mailing Address: P.O. Box #492, Staten Island, NY 10309
School Address: 33 Ferndale Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel: (718)938-1489
 For more than 30 years, the Staten Island Chinese School has been
 providing an opportunity for children to learn one of the most
 commonly peaking languages in the world. The school is based on 2
 dialects separated by the Mandarin and Cantonese classes for your
 choice. We use textbooks and educational materials from Taiwan,
 Hong Kong, and Mainland China to keep up with the Chinese
 language standard in America. The original (tradition) Chinese
 characters will be taught in classes, but some classes will also
 introduce the simplified characters as well. In the Mandarin
 classes, Pin-Yin (the pronunciation system from mainland China)
 will be used for students to be prepared for the SAT II Chinese
 Language Exam. Special events such as Chinese New Year
 celebration and speech contest will be held during school year,
 in order to increase students? learning interest. 
 Classes start at 10am - 12pm every Saturday.  An hour of after
 school activity will be given after class from 12-1pm.?Students
 can choose from a variety of activities such as penmanship,
 chess, kung fu, dancing, arts & crafts, basketball etc to play in
 groups and learn Chinese culture as well. Beside that, we also
 provide classes and activities for parents to consume their time
 during school hours.
 Staten Island Chinese School is located at 33 Ferndale Ave,
 Staten Island, NY 10314 (I.S. 72), just minutes away from the
 Staten Island Shopping Mall.
Staten Island Chinese School is represented in CLTA-GNY membership
New Jersey (新泽西)

For a comprehensive list of Chinese Schools in NJ (click below) 
EverBright Chinese School
Edison, New Jersey (on the premises of Thomas Jefferson Middle School) at 450 
Division Street off Route 27.
Dr. Steven Zhang (732-910-5180) or 
Founded as a not-for-profit educational organization, EverBright Chinese School 
accepts students of any ages, from any cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The 
mission of EverBright Chinese School is to teach the Standard Chinese language 
(pinyin and simplified Chinese characters) and promote Chinese culture. The 
School meets on Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and offers Chinese classes at 
various levels:
1. Pre-school Chinese sing-a-long (ge-yao);
2. Pre-school pinyin, verse reading, and story telling;
3. CSL-Chinese as second language (for students with no or minimum background 
of Chinese speaking).
4. Standard Chinese, Books 1-12; and
5. Chinese head-start classes (designed by Dr. Ma Liping at Stanford University).
EverBright Chinese School also offers many culture classes: 
1. dancing;2. vocal arts;3. painting and drawing;4. musical instruments 
(e.g., violin).
5. martial arts (e.g., karate and tai-ji boxing);6. chess and GO (weiqi);7. 
jie (handicraft art);8. fun math;9. hua-ju (Chinese play); and10. mu-ou 
(puppet show).
While students are taking classes (9:30 am - 12:20 pm), the School arranges all 
kinds of activities for adult family members: e.g., seminars on different topics 
almost on weekly basis; soccer in the huge field behind the facility; basketball 
in the gym; and fitness sessions (for women and for men).
Princeton Chinese Language School (
Ying Hua Language School
P.O. Box 3004, Princeton, NJ 08543-3004 
Contact: 609.530.0399 (775.262.7968 fax) 
Principal: Dr. Bonnie Liao
FOUNDED in May 2002, YingHua Language School is a nonprofit Chinese language 
and culture school for children in grades K-12. YingHua is fully committed to 
teaching the Chinese language to children of ALL backgrounds. It offers two 
tracks: CSL (Chinese as Second Language) Track for the non-Chinese-speaking 
children and CHL (Chinese as Heritage Language) Track for Chinese-speaking 
children. Our CSL track teaches Chinese in English to students 5 years old and 
up who can only understand classroom instructions in English. Our CHL track 
teaches Chinese in Chinese (Mandarine) to students 5 years old and up who have 
basic knowledge of simple grammar and proficiency.  It operates on Sunday 
afternoons at Lawrence Middle School, 2455 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ. 
Currently it is the only school in New Jersey that has fully adopted Dr. Liping Ma's 
"Direct Character Recognition" methodology. We teach the "modern" or simplified 
Chinese characters and introduce the Chinese phonetic system (PinYin) as a tool 
at the appropriate stage.
YingHua Language School is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
Connecticut (康州)

Chinese Language School of Connecticut
Phone or Fax: (866) 301-4906
PO Box 515, Riverside, CT 06878-0515
The Chinese Language School of Connecticut, Inc. is a not-for-profit educational 
organization registered with the State of Connecticut. It does not discriminate on 
the basis of gender, race, nationality, religion or physical conditions.
The Chinese Language School of Connecticut teaches Mandarin Chinese as
a second language to children.  Our activity-based curriculum enables students
to acquire practical communication skills, develop competence and confidence, 
and experiencethe joy of learning another language.Through early exposure to 
Chinese, the school seeks to provide students with a foundation for future 
learning and cultivate their long-term interest in the language, culture and 
traditions of China.
  a.. Our units of study on activities related to daily life are age-appropriate, 
practical and relevant. 
  b.. Native speaking teachers combine discussion-based classroom instruction 
with experiential activities to engage students. 
  c.. Enrichment units on culture, history and traditions supplement language 
  d.. CLSC seeks to create an environment where students enjoy the process 
of learning.
School operation:  September to May, 30 weeks, Sunday afternoons
Basic class structure:
Pre-school/Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced/SATII Prep Course/Adult classes 
Core language courses & workshops:  2:15 - 4:30 PM
Cultural Enrichment classes  & clubs: 1:30 - 2:15 or 4:30 - 5:30PM
Kumon Math and Reading Center 
351 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
Tel: 203-782-9449