Houston Dragon Academy is your one-stop-shop for your children's immersion in Chinese language and Culture. We are best known for our Chinese Language classes that are taught only by extremely capable, fluent, bilingual teachers. Not only do we teach Chinese from level 1 to 12, we are also certified to prepare students for all levels of the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) exam. However, at Houston Dragon Academy, your child can be exposed to so much more. All of our teaching staff are highly trained to work with children and are experts in their respective fields. We offer a wide range of classes to supplement your child’s immersion into Chinese culture: including Robotics, Mathematics, Dance, Calligraphy, Martial Arts, Chinese instruments, Ping pong, and more.
We offer Mandarin immersion classes, after school: Monday- Friday ( 4:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.), weekends (9:00A.M.-5:00 P.M.),and during school breaks ( Winter, spring, summer, and Fall camps).
Houston Dragon Academy also offers SAT and PSAT Prep classes as well as AP Chinese, all other AP courses, college preparation, and more .
The school possess the strength of outstanding educators, and flexible ways of teaching. We will treat every single student with earnesty, let students learn with joy, and allow the parents to feel at ease and be satisfied!
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I remember that at the closing ceremony, you said that this school was created because Asian children were a minority and you wanted them to have a home. I feel that this goal has been reached. Now, it doesn’t matter whether Lulu is at a restaurant, at the park, at the supermarket, or at an extracurricular, she always recognizes students of Houston Dragon Academy. She is very happy each time. Not only do the children recognize each other but also the parents know each other. I feel that even though I have been to many states and many cities, this is the first time I feel that I am not a foreigner. I feel like I have a home in my heart.
Today is my daughter’s seventh birthday, so I used a single-lens reflex camera to take some photos. I wanted to use wechat to transfer the photos from my computer to my phone and send it to my friends, but I accidentally sent it to the Houston Dragon Academy group chat. Perhaps it is fate; when I thought how to explain it to my family’s Dragon Academy baby, I remembered she said that she loves Dragon Academy.
I had hoped that one day they might read Dream of the Red Chamber or novels by Jin Yong. I didn’t expect that because of her studies at Houston Dragon Academy, she would see a lot of episodes of Dream of the Red Chamber dramas and other TV dramas and that she would know a lot of plot points. Next time, I hope that they will perform a play based on a Jin Yong novel.
Amber wants to go to Houston Dragon Academy every day. She says that it’s not just one of her favorite schools but that it is her favorite school of all.
We can see that you are combining traditional Chinese culture with modern Chinese culture in your lesson plans so that children are more willing to accept the education because it is a tangible, livable environment. As parents, we don’t want our children to learn old-fashioned ideals and ways of speaking, and this kind of speaking is apparent when they communicate with native Chinese children; the language they use can feel like crossing back into ancient times. Thank you and keep working hard!💪