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for both native and non-speakers
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Register NOW for Fall 2024

Our registration for the 2024-25 school year is now open! Please find all registration details on our registration page. There are few opportunities to get a discounted rate: Super Early Bird Discount: Register and Pay by 5/15/2024 Early Bird Discount: Register and Pay by 7/15/2024 

Open House

This year, our CCALI Open House / Preview Day, will be held on Sunday, May 5th. We welcome all current and new families to visit our school on this day. Our language classes will display samples of their writing, while a few of the cultural 

ACS 6th Region Pencil Calligraphy Contest

Congratulations to our CCALI T8 students for taking home 1st and 2nd place for the Pencil Calligraphy writing contest! The event was hosted by the ACS 6th Region. High Grades Division 1st Place: Amelia HsiehHigh Grades Division 2nd Place: Wemberly Lin Full article here: 

Chinese New Year Gala

On behalf of CCALI, we are extremely grateful for all of our CCALI friends who attended last night’s Gala. It was an amazing and successful comeback since we last had it in 2019! We could not have done it without our hard working teachers who 

Lantern Festival Riddle Game

The school has prepared lantern festival riddle games for our students on the weekend of the Lantern Festival Celebration. Our students learned about the history of why we are celebrating Lantern Festival, and had some fun solving riddles and exchanged for small goodies! Happy Lantern 

Lunar New Year Assembly

Thanks to all that showed up and supported us for the Lunar New Year greetings event! We welcome all feedback about our event so we can better facilitate the next time around! The next school event will be on the next school day, 2/25, where 

Beyond Academic Performance

Public Speaking

Our school hosts numerous contests throughout the year such as speech, recital, and singing. These contests are a great public speaking experience for our students, especially to start them off at an early age.

Stage Performances

Our students have the opportunity to showcase their talents throughout the year. We have many cultural stage performances such as diabolo, martial arts, singing and dancing.

Fun Activities

Language learning is important, but so is learning about the Chinese Culture. Our school designs several assemblies and activities based on the holidays to make learning fun!


Current Parent

Our experience with CCALI has been exceptional. The dedicated teachers and engaging curriculum have ignited my daughter's passion for Chinese language and culture...

Current Parent

My 3 boys all go to CCALI Chinese School to learn Chinese on Sundays and they absolutely LOVE it!...

Why choose us


Bilingual Interactive Program

Traditional Reading & Writing

Fun Cultural Classes

Adult Classes

School Hours

  • Sundays 1:30pm - 5:00pm

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The Chinese Cultural Association of Long Island (CCALI) & Chinese School first opened its doors in 1979 with only a few students.


Our students are school-age students ranges from age 4 to age 16, with both native speakers and non-speakers

Level K to 9th Grade

Students enroll into our K1 level class at age 4, and go all the way to 9th grade where they graduate and receive certificate of learning from CCALI