Through rich cultural partnerships and special events, students also gain an awareness of and an appreciation for Chinese culture, traditions and practices that enhance their global citizenship.We welcome your questions and look forward to introducing you to our unique and exciting educational program!
Chung Ying has been selected as the new principal of Mandarin Immersion Magnet School. Ying started his career in HISD in 2003 and has served students as a special education teacher, department chair and LPAC coordinator. For the last six years, he has been an assistant principal in Harmony Public Schools. He has extensive experience in special education and ESL education. Ying earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and holds an advanced degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Thomas. He is fluent in Mandarin.
Weekly Updates - September 25th, 2020
I know many of you are still trying to decide whether to choose face to face or virtual instruction. You may have already received an email from the district stating that the selection deadline has been extended to next Monday, 9/28/20. Here is a FAQ document shared by the district. You may find useful information here.
Please be sure to make your choices in the parent survey.
Thank you, Ms. Sandra Lozano, Ms. Sophia Chacon, Ms. Tatianna Ruiz, and Ms. Liliana Rueda Castrillon. We had a great turn out this Thursday. Despite the technical difficulties, over 340 participants tuned in to our Hispanic Heritage Celebration event. We are making plans to offer virtual field trips to Houston Ballet. More information to come.
Have a great weekend!
Chung Ying, Principal
Originating from a progressive vision of Houston ISD, Mandarin Immersion Magnet School is one of the largest immersion schools teaching Mandarin in the US. Students are immersed in a culture-rich environment, allowing them to become bi-cultural bi-literate citizens.
MIMS was awarded a Citation of Design Excellence and recognized for its cultural transparency and integration, as well as its utilization of Chinese cultural elements throughout the campus.
Public School Review places MIMS at the top of the diverse school list in Texas and the U.S.