Guanghua Chinese School, a non-profit organization, is committed to serve the greater Philadelphia community by providing an encouraging and unique environment in learning Chinese language, culture, and heritages. A comprehensive 10 year program, including from kindergarten through 9th grade levels; also CES (Chinese for English Speakers) classes, to accommodate students from both Chinese and non-Chinese speaking families. We use 3 different textbooks to meet students' needs, including Langlang Chinese, Ma Liping Program and Mainland Chinese. These programs have been a great success since Guanghua started offering them at various time since 2001. In addition to this, we also offer SAT-II /AP Chinese preparation courses, which are offered for students who have completed 10 year program at Guanghua or for those students who are ready to take SAT-II/AP Chinese tests. Besides these language courses, we have cultural and enrichment classes, including drawing, sketching, , dance, music, vocal, Kung Fu, Badminton, Basketball, Chinese History and Culture are also offered as an enrichment to the core curriculum. Currently, over 6 1classes, approximately over 600 students have registered for 2010-2011 school year. The objective of Guanghua is to provide an excellent environment for students to learn Chinese Language and to explore Chinese Culture. Our teachers are all highly experienced and specialized in Chinese language teaching. They are native speakers, bilingual, some of them with language or teaching certifications and have vast teaching experience in both China and US. The team we have are a group teachers who are dedicated to excellence, patient, caring, and know how to inspire students to have an appreciation for Chinese culture.


The programs that GHCS offers are:

Language Classes:

  • Simplified Chinese (Pin-Yin System) for students from Pre-K to ninth grade
  • Chinese for English speakers (CES) classes to children and adults
  • Free English class for Chinese speaking seniors
  • Free Chinese class for non-Chinese speaking parents

Cultural Classes:

  • Performing Arts
  • Music ABC
  • Children Choir
  • Drawing Basics
  • Adult Dance
  • Adult Choir

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  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Soccar
  • Chess
  • Aerobic for Adults
  • Yoga

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SAT Prep

  • SAT Math
  • SAT Reading
  • AP Chinese

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The school is open every Sunday during the school year, 1-5 p.m. Classrooms are on the First and third floor, Parkhouse Hall, Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.