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Welcome to Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy

Since 2007, Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy has been a unique school that is helping the next generation learn a new language (or grow in their native language) and be better prepared to be part of the global economy as an adult. Read moreĀ»

School News

GATE/Seminar Parent Meeting
Principal Hernandez will be holding a GATE/Seminar Parent Meeting in the auditorium on October 11, from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. A representative from the Gifted and Talented Education Office will also be on hand to explain the program and answer questions. Parents of GATE and Seminar students are invited to attend to learn what it means to have a gifted child.
School Tours
Tours for parents interested in touring our school will begin on Monday, September 12, at 10:15 am. They will take place every Monday until February, 2017. The CHOICE application period has changed this year. The time frame to apply for next school year is October 3 to November 14.
Barnard now offers K - 5th grades Better Immersion Curriculum!
Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy now offers a comprehensive K - 5th grade Chinese Language Arts program. The Better Immersion Mandarin Curriculum program ensures academic rigor, foundational language consistency, a balanced literacy approach, and instructional supports for differentiated instruction that meet each learners needs. Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy is the only school in San Diego to offer the Better Immersion Curriculum program. Schedule an appointment to tour our school and see the wonders going on in our classrooms!
Barnard students excel in Children's Chinese Competency Certification exam!
All 3rd thru 5th grade students enrolled in Barnard's Mandarin Immersion program participated in the Children's Chinese Competency Certification exam in the Spring of 2016. I am very proud to announce that 97% of our students passed the certification exam. Congratulations to all of our students for such a tremendous accomplishment! Principal Hernandez
Kindergarten Orientation
Join us from 2:00-3:00 pm on August 26 for TK and Kinder Orientation. Students, you can find out who your teacher will be and get a look at your classroom. At 3:00 our wonderful PTA will be hosting a "back to school" social so all can mingle and get to know each other. Starting at 4:00 we will post class schedules for all students.
Intern Dolly Wins Scholarship
Congratulations to our fantastic intern, Dolly (Chi-Jung Chuang), who received the Emily Stowell Scholarship Award. She was surprised by Principal Hernandez at our Monday morning assembly. She was chosen for her engagement not only at our school but also among the parents and in the wider community. Barnard is very proud of Dolly!
TK and Kindergarten Parent Orientation
Please join us in the auditorium on June 10 at 8:30 am. Meet Principal Hernandez and get an overview of what your child's transitional kindergarten or kindergarten year will look like. Attached is a message from our PTA who will also be at the orientation.
Hope of America
Congratulations go out to Cecelia and Victoria.
Chinese Bridge Competition
Congratulations to Alex Markworth who took 1st place in the Chinese Bridge Competition at Mission Bay High School on Friday, May 13. Keenan Mullen took third. We are very proud of our Barnard students and so thankful to the teachers and interns who worked very hard with their students.
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Check out this website for these interesting events coming up at the museum:

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