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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

Chinese New Year
Barnard Asian Pacific Language Academy would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Saturday, January 28, starts the year of the rooster. Please join us to celebrate on Saturday, February 3, from 11:00 to 3:00 at our campus.
Lunar New Year Student Performances
Attention Barnard Families! Join us at our Annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Come to watch our Barnard Student Performances. When: February 3rd at 7:55 am Where: Barnard Auditorium Please park at Mission Bay High School
Peace Garden
Barnard installs new Peace Garden pole
National Parent/Family Involvement Day
Thursday, November 17 is National Parent/Family Involvement Day. Barnard's staff would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude to all of our volunteers. You truly help our school run smoothly. It's wonderful having your help in providing the education your children deserve.
Dia de los Muertos
Barnard's Latin heritage was celebrated on November 2nd, "The Day of the Dead" with an altar honoring those who are no longer with us. Even though this day is close to Halloween, it really has nothing to do with Halloween. It is a festive day to celebrate the lives of those who have passed away.
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