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Welcome to Northwest Chinese Academy!


We are an independent Mandarin immersion school educating preschool through 5th grade students. Located in Aloha, Oregon, we serve families in Beaverton and the greater Portland area. Our goal is to create bilingual children who are confident, critical thinkers prepared to function in a global interconnected world.

Recent News


COVID-19 Updates and Resources

This page is designed to help our community stay informed about how we are responding to the news of COVID-19, and information on promoting remote learning for students while our school is temporarily closed.

Update on Coronavirus and Precautions

We wanted to share with you some of the steps our school is taking to prevent the spread of illness across our campus, and plan for the possible spread of the coronavirus in our community.

Chinese New Year Performance

Our students have been working really hard for our Chinese New Year performance next Friday January 31. Come and join us to celebrate the Year of the Rat!

At a glance


  • 7:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 90% Percentage of Chinese Language Immersion Daily
  • 2500 Chinese Characters known by 5th Grade
  • class100% Students reading at or above grade level in English



The Johnsons

It has been amazing to watch a four-year-old child understand and respond to a language she had never heard before stepping through the doors of NWCA.  She has learned so much in just a year at the school, and...
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The Contreras Family

When we were looking for a Mandarin Immersion program - NWCA stood out as the school in which students spent most of their day truly immersed in the language.  We were impressed with the supportive, caring...
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The Stebbins Family

NWCA is exactly what we were looking for in a school for our daughter. We wanted strong Chinese and academics, but also a community to grow with. We've found our people at NWCA! Our daughter is thriving...
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