The Ming-De Mainline Chinese School is a private, non-sectarian and non-profit organization serving the community in the western suburban area of Philadelphia. It was founded in 1961 with only a handful of children and parent volunteers. Presently there is an enrollment of more than 120 students. The school is operated under the auspices of Chinese Culture Association of Greater Philadelphia (CCAGP) since 1984. A nine-member Board and nine-member School Administration Committee (SAC) format school policies and administrative programs.