Austin Great Wall Chinese School (AGWCS) is a non-profit organization registered with the city government. Since its establishment in 1994 AGWCS has been serving the community by teaching Chinese language, art, and culture. It is also involved in many other community activities. AGWCS is the largest Chinese language school in the Austin area currently with about 400 enrolled students.
AGWCS keeps the similar school calendar as Austin Independent School District with two semesters in each school year and 15 school days in each semester. The school meets from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sundays. The first two hours are devoted to Chinese language classes for the students with Chinese background. From 4:00 to 4:50, the school offers other classes like Math, Art, Music, Dance, Kunfu, Taiji, Chess, Badminton and Chinese calligraphy. Bilingual classes are offered from 4:00 to 5:50 pm for children and adults whose native languages are not Chinese and who would like to learn Chinese as a second language.
AGWCS has been operated by the school board that consists of parent volunteers. Its financial source is mainly from tuition. The students can register online for classes offered for each semester. Please read the information listed on the left panel or contact us by calling (512) 576-2427 or by email “firstname.lastname@example.org”.
The School Board of Directors
The school is managed by the school board. The board members are all volunteers and serve a 12-month term in each school year. After that members of the board are usually partially replaced by some new members in the next term. The active board members are in general parents of the AGWCS students.