Enter a course name, school type and location:

Chinese Preschool / Immersion in San Jose & San Mateo

Contact Our School

i-Immersion Institute:
With locations in San Mateo and San Jose in the San Francisco Bay area, i-Immersion Institute provides pre-school, immersion, and after-school Mandarin Chinese programs for children.

Email: Contact us here     ( or request a callback ).

Experienced Mandarin Immersion Course Providers:

The Kuo siblings (Alice, Stephen, and Michael) started out providing Mandarin, writing, math, and science lessons at students' homes.

Alice, i-Immersion's DIrector with over 8 years of teaching experience, was committed to bringing the Kuo's lively and interactive teaching style to more kids and families, and founded i-Immersion in the spring of 2007.

Today, i-Immersion has served over 600 families in over 20 San Francisco Bay Area communities in the Mandarin immersion language.

The Kuo's are continuing their legacy by empowering new community leaders and educators who share their vision for quality.

Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Programs for Children::


Mandarin Immersion Preschool Courses:
- Ages 10 months - 4 years. This class aims at improving children's:

- Preschool Learning Foundations
- Social & Emotional Development
- Physical Development & Health
- English & Mandarin Language Development

General Mandarin Immersion Courses:
- In-class for students in Pre-K through Grade 8

Course Locations:
Our preschool programs take place at San Mateo Nihao School and San Jose Happy Cubbies Preschool while our after school programs take place in two San Mateo schools (Nihao and Highlands Elementary). We also provide General Mandarin courses at your chosen school location.

Email: Contact Us

Request a Callback

Address: 532 W. Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, California 94403, USA
Related Schools & Programs. Inquire to our admissions team today:
ABC Languages, San Francisco & Bay Area
Courses / Programs
• ABC Languages provides group and private Mandarin Chinese classes in the Bay Area to children, teenagers, college students and adults at our language schools in downtown San Francisco and Menlo Park, as well as at-home tutoring.

• We also offer Chinese instruction to schools, organizations and corporations throughout San Francisco and the Silicon Valley and Peninsula region of the Bay Area, including in Palo Alto, San Mateo, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and San Jose.

• Whether it's a once a week after-school session, an at-home Chinese language play group, or a more intensive program of several times a week, ABC is able to design a Chinese language program to match your request.

• Mandarin Chinese is not only one of the most popular languages to learn worldwide, but also at ABC Languages. Our Chinese programs incorporate effective new methods in teaching that get students speaking right away and gaining practical skills for the real world.

• Using a popular textbook (“Chit-Chat Chinese”) written by ABC’s Founder, students get to experience a new way of learning Mandarin Chinese that involves role-play, picture prompts, audio aides and much more that keep lessons lively and ensures students are actively learning.

• Voted “Best of the Bay Area” by SFGate users, ABC is recognized as one of the best places to learn Mandarin Chinese. Teachers are native speakers with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience.
Mandarin Chinese classes for kids & teens:
• Group Chinese lessons 
• Private or At-Home Chinese Tutoring
• After-School Chinese programs
• Chinese classes for schools
• Enrichment & homework help

Mandarin Chinese classes for adults:
• Group Chinese classes for beginners to advanced
• Chinese conversation classes
• Private Chinese lessons
• Corporate Chinese training
• Online Chinese lessons

Other Foreign Language Classes:
• We also offer instruction in French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Italian, German, Portuguese, Farsi, Arabic & more..
Mandarin Tree Academy, Manhattan Beach
Courses / Programs
Situated in Manhattan Beach CA, in southwestern LA County, Mandarin Tree Academy is a Chinese language learning school that provides a full academic Mandarin immersion preschool and childcare program for children ages 2-6.

Children in our course not only learn Mandarin, but also develop a strong educational foundation on which to build and grow. Our teachers guide the children and provide them with the social and academic skills to excel throughout their future.

We believe that young children don’t “learn” a language by being taught language lessons, they acquire a language by being surrounded by it. In the process, they also absorb the culture and values that are the foundations of the language.
Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Programs:

- Ages: 2-6 years
- Maximum Number of Students: 12
- Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
- Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
- Weekly Tuition: Available upon request
Cornerstone Learning Foundation
Courses / Programs
Cornerstone Learning Foundation is committed to providing high-quality Mandarin Chinese language enrichment programs for children ages 3 and up, and we cater for all levels of proficiency. We have two locations: Palo Alto and Mountain View - both located in Santa Clara County in the San Francisco Bay Area.

With over 20 years of teaching, administration and cutting edge Chinese Program Development experience in Silicon Valley and in China, the principal of Cornerstone Learning Foundation, Ms Helen Wong is proud to offer a high quality mandarin program where students have fun while they are learning. Studying a foreign language enhances and improves a student's education while providing the foundation for further personal enrichment and a world view.

Cornerstone strives to offer familiarity with and insights into the Chinese culture and civilization, and to encourage positive attitudes toward Chinese language learning and towards speakers of other languages and a sympathetic and respectful approach to other cultures and civilizations.
Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Courses for Kids Ages 3+

- Mandarin Kids (ages 3-4)
- Young 5 Mandarin Immersion (ages 4-5)
- After School Chinese (2, 3 & 5-day options available)
- Kindergarten Chinese
- Saturday Program
- Chinese Language Immersion Camp (Winter, Spring & Summer for Kindergarten - Age 5)
Universe of Colors, San Francisco Bay Area
Courses / Programs
Universe of Colors provides foreign language immersion programs in Spanish for Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary school children. We are located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area in downtown San Mateo, and we offer you the world when it comes to teaching your child a foreign language. We also offer full immersion programs in French, Spanish, Italian.

In addition to classes at our San Mateo location, we can also come to you. Our instructors can conduct classes after school hours at a location of your choice. Also, we will gladly help you coordinate private playgroups in Spanish, French and Italian.

We serve multiple communities in the Peninsula, including Foster City, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Hillsdale, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood Shores, and Redwood City. So why not come to Universe of Colors, where your child will explore the world through fun and engaging activities, and also gain all the benefits of learning in a foreign language?
Spanish Full Immersion Programs for Children:
- In-house Programs in San Mateo
- Programs at your location of choice
- Morning and Afternoon Preschool Program
- Afternoon Kindergarten Program
- Afternoon Elementary Program

School Break Language Camp Programs:
- Fall Camps
- Mid Winter Camp
- Spring Camps
- Summer Camps (weekly)

Our full immersion programs are in French, Spanish and Italian
Yak Academy San Diego
Courses / Programs
Located in Mira Mesa, just 30 minutes north of Downtown San Diego, Yak Academy San Diego provides Mandarin Chinese immersion programs for children ages 1-10, including General Chinese immersion classes, "Parent & Me", "Preschool Program" and once-a-week Enrichment Classes. We are confident that you will find a program that meets the developmental needs of your children whether they’re babies, toddlers, preschoolers or elementary school age.

Our amazing instructors are more than an intelligent, interesting and globally aware group of native speakers. They are hard workers on a mission to create a climate of trust and respect from the child’s point of view in a “nose to nose, knee to knee” kind of way. We also provide Spanish and French language immersion classes.
Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Programs for Kids Ages 1-10:

- "Parent & Me", "Preschool Program" and once-a-week General Enrichment Classes

- Taught by native speaking instructors through game, music, song and art.

- Spanish & French classes also available
D'Angon Academy English Camp
Courses / Programs
D'Angon Academy for Language Acquisition provides summer English camps in California for children ages 3-16 as well as academic year, English immersion homestay programs for children entering 4th-8th Grade.

Our programs combine quality English classes with fun excursions to popular tourist destinations that allow our students to experience American culture and practice their English language skills.

Located just 50 miles south of Los Angeles, 80 miles north of San Diego, and 6 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the city of Irvine is rated one of the safest cities of its size in the United States.

Homestay students reside in a home with a local family, and attend the prestigious Montessori on the Lake school in Lake Forest, CA. 

All of our students return home with noticeably stronger English skills. They will have confidence in their ability to read, write, speak and listen in English.

We provide the Year-Round English Courses for children ages 3 through 13/14 years old at our partner I-20 (student visa) certified school just south of Los Angeles.

Thanks to our ESL programs, our students experience American culture in a way that will contribute to their future academic success. They will have fun and make new friends from around the world!
Academic Year ESL Immersion Homestay Program:
For high-achieving students entering 4th – 8th Grade

- This homestay program is for a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 10 months. 

- Designed as a preparation for students who likely attend high school or university in the U.S.

Summer English Language Camps:
1-week camps for children ages 3-16 & ESL Groups

- English language classes for 3-4 hours each morning

- Excursions to popular tourist attractions such as Disneyland or Sea World with English activities integrated into the excursion