Registration Guide / 註冊須知

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Curriculum: We teach traditional Chinese characters and the phonetic alphabet (Zhu Ying Fu Hao). We offer Grades 1-10, as well as a Conversation Class and a beginner Phonetic Class. Students registering for the Phonetic Class must be born after 12/31/2016.
本校以正體中文(繁體字),注音法教學。班別有注音班,會話班及一到十年級。學前班新生必須於2016年12月31日前生日。

Schedule:
In-Person Instruction
Saturdays, 9AM – 11:30AM (three 40-minute classes with two 10-minute breaks)
School Location:
150 Louella Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
Virtual Instruction*
Saturdays, 9AM – 11AM (two 50-minute classes with 20-minute break)
* Plans for Fall 2021 are contingent on Radnor School District restrictions; we may remain virtual if classrooms are not available for use.
疫情影響,如Radnor學區無法租借教室,2021秋季班將繼續提供線上教學。

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

  1. The registration package will be emailed to families starting 5/5/2021. Please review registration guide, fill out form, and mail the registration form and check to the school mailing address. The registration form is Adobe-fillable. Registration postmarked on or before 6/1/2021 will receive a $25 early bird tuition discount.
    完整的學生基本資料之「註冊單」,將於5/5/2021後電郵至學生地址,請家長詳閱,填寫並印出註冊單,連同支票郵寄交回。註冊單下載後可在電腦中填寫。6/1/2021以前報名享有早鳥註冊優惠,以郵戳為憑。
  2. Mailing address 郵寄地址:
    MingDe Chinese School
    PO Box 975
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
  3. If a returning family would like to enroll a new student, please add the new student’s information onto the returning family’s registration form.
    舊生家庭如有新生,請自行將新生資料填寫在舊生家庭註冊單內。
  4. Enrollment for returning students is guaranteed if registered by 6/1/2021.
    舊生名額保障: 本校舊生於 6/1/2021 以前完成註冊,校方將保障其名額。之後登記註冊之舊生,如因新生報名踴躍,以致班級人數額滿(每班12人為限,本校則無保留其名額之義務)

FEES

  1. Write ONE check for the total amount (annual tuition & fees). The check should be payable to MingDe Chinese School.
    請開壹張全額支票,包括全年學費和其他費用。
  2. Annual tuition (per student) 全年學費: $675.
  3. Additional fees include 其他費用:
    a. Registration processing (per student)報名費(每位學生): $25
    b. CCAGP membership(per family) 會費(每個家庭): $25
    c. The volunteer service deposit is $50. The $50 deposit will be refunded upon graduation (or school transfer) for families that volunteer at least twice a year. All families are responsible for signing up for volunteer service jobs once enrolled. All time slots requiring volunteers will be
    available before school starts in September until the last week of the school year. Volunteer jobs and time slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    家長服務保證金(每個家庭)是$50。每學年每個家庭參與校內兩次義工服務,一次收費,如畢業或轉退學將退還$50 保證金,如無法參與服務,每學年將收取$50。
  4. Early registration discount: A $25 discount applies to each student enrolled by 6/1/2021.
    早鳥學費優惠: 6/1/2021 前註冊,每位學生可享學費折扣$25。

WITHDRAWAL & REFUND PROCESS

Refund policy: Please refer to the following table for the refund policy. The $25 registration fee is non-refundable. If the class cannot be started due to insufficient enrollment (below 4 students), the full tuition and fees will be refunded (including the $25 registration fee).
如因該班報名人數不足(4人以下)無法開班,將全數退費(包含$25註冊費)。本校核准之因故輟學或退學之學生,退費標準如下:$25報名費恕不退還。

Dates of WithdrawalUp to 9/18/20219/19/2021 – 10/02/202110/03/2021 – 12/04/202112/05/2021
and beyond
Annual Tuition
可退全年學費
100%75%50%No refund
CCAGP Membership Fee
可退CCAGP會員費
100%100%No refundNo refund
Volunteer Service Deposit
家長服務保證金
100%100%No refund (Families that have volunteered at least twice that year will receive a full refund)

Procedures for withdrawal & refund request:

  1. Contact school administration and teacher.
    逕洽辦公室,聯絡退學及退費申請。
  2. Ensure that the mailing address provided at registration is accurate. The school will mail the refund check to the address provided. If, for any reason, the family does not receive the refund check, the family will need to pay $35 to stop payment of the issued check before the school can re-issue another check.
    請確認回郵投寄地址。學校寄出支票之後,若家長沒有收到回郵,而要求學校再補開退費支票,家長需繳$35止付已開支票,學校才能重開退費支票。

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Class placement: Students are placed by the school administration based on class size and student age. New students are accepted and placed by filling available vacancies. Information regarding class assignment and other pertinent details will be mailed out by the end of August.


Transfer students:

  1. Students transferring from other Chinese schools or from home-schooling in Chinese will need to take a placement test to determine class assignment.
  2. No transfer students will be accepted after the 4th week of the school year, except for the following circumstances. Transfer students are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
    顧及學生學習及教學進度,原則上報名截止後不再收轉學生。符合以下各項條件的學生,校方將依個案處理
    a. Recently moved to the Greater Philadelphia area.
    剛搬到費城地區
    b. Interviewed and accepted by school staff.
    經學校行政人員面談審核通過
    c. Space available in class.
    班級人數未滿
    d. Consent from the class teacher.
    該班老師同意
  3. Students who complete the transfer process before the first semester will pay full amount of tuition and fees. Those who complete transfer process after the end of the first semester will pay 50% of tuition and full amount of other fees. Please refer to the “Fees” section above for more details. If students later decide to withdraw, it will be processed based on school’s “Withdrawal & Refund” policy.
    上半學年轉學生全額收費。下半學年轉學生學費部份繳50%, 其他費用全額收費。請參考相關收費標準。退費依「退費方案」處理。

Welcome letters and information about the school year will be emailed out in August. For more information or questions, please contact school administration. MingDe Chinese School reserves the right to modify the registration policy at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.
開學通知,將於八月底由電子郵件寄出。有關註冊問題,請與明德辦公室聯絡。明德中文學校保留變更註冊條例之權利, 若有變更, 恕不另行通知。