Notice of Request to Amend Charter Enrollment Ceiling Increase – Washington Yu Ying PCS
The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) announces an opportunity for the public to comment on a request from Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School(Yu Ying PCS) to amend its charter by increasing its enrollment ceiling and opening a second facility. The school submitted its request on March 27, 2023.
Founded in school year (SY) 2008 – 09, Yu Ying PCS educates 630 students in grades prekindergarten (PK) 3 through 5 at a single facility located at 220 Taylor Street NE in Ward 5. Its mission is to “inspire and prepare young people to create a better world by challenging them to reach their full potential in a nurturing Chinese and English educational environment.”
The school seeks to increase its enrollment ceiling by 337 students beginning in SY 2024 – 25, reaching its maximum enrollment of 967 students by SY 2030 – 31. To accommodate the expansion, Yu Ying PCS proposes operating a second facility at 4301 Harewood Road NE in Ward 5. The school has a binding sale agreement to acquire the site. Grades PK3–K will be served at the new Harewood Road NE facility, whereas grades 1–5 will remain at the Taylor Street NE facility.