Among Chinese schools that teach traditional Chinese characters, ECS has the most students in Northern Virginia, around 350 enrolled for school year 2018-2019. We teach either zhuyin or pinyin phonetic systems at different age levels. The textbook is MeiZhou Chinese, which structures lessons according to the common experiences of students in the United States and has different levels from elementary to high school.
ECS Scholarship Now Accepting Applications NEW
ECS Scholarship is open for application through February 2020. All current ECS H1 and H2 students are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted in Chinese by the student to demonstrate a good command of the language. Program Details are also published in Chinese.
Besides language lessons, every student from first grade and above will have the opportunity each semester to receive Chinese cultural lessons taught by specialists. (Culture Classes)
2020-2021 Academic Events
- Teaching Observation Month (Planning)
- Glove Puppet Contest (Planning)
- Speech Contest (Planning)
- Chinese New Year Event (Planning)
- Vocabulary Contest (Planning)
- Closing Ceremony (Planning)