Ni Hao Chinese
Afterschool Program at
Anza Elementary

Hosted by the Wiseburn Unified School District

at Juan de Anza Elementary School

Launching Fall 2019

TK, Kindergarten and First Grade

Hours and Pricing (5 days a week)*


TK & Kinder Early Bird

 End of School-3pm $435/mo

 End of School-6pm $690/mo

 7am-6pm** $795/mo


TK & Kinder Late Bird

 End of School-6pm $635/mo

 7am-6pm** $795/mo


1st Grade Early Bird

 End of School-6pm $530/mo

 7am-6pm** $635/mo


1st Grade Late Bird

 End of School-6pm $500/mo

 7am-6pm** $635/mo


Registration & Materials Fee $95 (2x/yr)

Tuition Deposit $200


*Pricing is subject to change. To confirm current pricing and for MWF and TTh rates, please contact Ni Hao directly


**Before School Care provided by Wiseburn CDC; must be applied for through CDC


How to Sign Up


Drop by the Front Office at Juan de Anza Elementary School to fill out a Registration Form and drop your $200 deposit check 

More Questions? Contact Us!


(310) 725-2100

Why Mandarin?


Mandarin is the second most used language in business and has the most native speakers of any language in the world. Studying Mandarin at an early age provides students with several benefits including:


  • Cognitive Growth

  • Motor Skills Development

  • Problem Solving

  • Global Citizenship


Sample Daily Class Schedule*

11:45-12 Welcome Students

12-12:45 Circle Time

12:45-1:30 Snack & Outdoor Play

1:30-1:50 Storytime

1:50-2:20 Table Activities

2:20-3:00 Group Learning Time

3:00-3:30 Snack & Outdoor Play

3:30-4:00 STEAM + C Enrichment

4:00-4:30 Restroom & Water Break

4:30-5:15 Homework Help

5:15-6:00 Inside Play

*Schedule is subject to change


Ni Hao incorporates math, arts & crafts, music & movement, and science to ensure learning Mandarin is fun and enriching.


After the first 2 to 4 weeks, instruction is 100% in Chinese. Teachers use body language, pictures and pointing to communicate concepts.

Mandarin Program FAQ


Q. How much Chinese will my child learn?

A. Each student progresses at their own pace, but after one year of 3-4 hrs/day and 5 days/wk exposure, most children are able to understand 90-100% of Chinese spoken in the classroom. Students speak fairly fluently after 2 years.


Q. What is the student to teacher ratio?

A. 8:1 for TK & Kinder. 12:1 for First Grade.


Q. Will there be homework?

A. While homework is not required, Ni Hao provides online learning materials should students want to practice at home for 5 to 10 mins a day.


Q. Will my child learn reading and writing?

A. Yes, Ni Hao will introduce Chinese Characters to children as a way to help them better understand the language. Ni Hao has learning materials in both Simplified and Traditional versions.


Q. How many students will be in the program?

A. We currently have space for 20 students.


Q. Should I also apply to CDC for childcare?

A. Yes. You may release your CDC spot once you have received confirmation from Ni Hao you are in the Mandarin Language Afterschool Program and are sure you will not need Before School Care. Ni Hao will not provide Before School Care at this time.


Q. Can I join if I am not a Wiseburn resident?

A. The program is only open to TK-1st Grade students of Anza, Cabrillo and Da Vinci Connect, including permit students. Anza students may receive priority registration each Spring.

2-, 3- and 5-day options / End of school until 3pm or 6pm (Early Bird and Late Bird) Enrollment limited, save your spot now

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