2020 Fall Semester

Classes for CLSC’s fall semester will be held virtually because Howard County School facilities are closed from public use through 12/31/2020. All savings from the facility rental are being passed on to students and are reflected as a reduced tuition for the Fall semester.

1 child


A red slash through $280


2 children

(per household)


A red slash through $490


3 children

(per household)


A red slash through $700


Payment Breakdown

Adult Activity Class

Tai Chi

$90 per person per semester ($180 per year) / $60 per person per semester with student enrollment.

Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible to enroll in our Tai Chi class.


Any student between the ages of 4 and 18 at the beginning of the school year is eligible to enroll at CLSC. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis by the Principal, who is responsible for reviewing the enrollment application and placement of the students.

New Student Trial Session

Prospective students can try out our classes at no cost. Please reach out to our Academic Dean at for further information.

Late Registration / Entering School

Students who enroll in CLSC four weeks after the semester’s start date will have their tuition pro-rated but will still pay for registration and material fees.

How to Register

New Students

Families of new students need to download and complete the CLSC new student registration form shown below. Once completed, please e-mail the form to our Principal at Please reach out to the Principal should you have any questions. We will contact you after receipt and review of your form.

Please contact the Principal at with any questions or concerns. We will contact you after your form is reviewed and approved.

Current Students

All families of returning students should register for a new semester using the link shown below. This link can also be used to update your family information. If you need further assistance, please contact the CLSC Registrar via email at Please include your Family ID in the subject line.


CLSC accepts the following forms of payment.

Zelle Transfer

Instruction for payment by Zelle:

1) Send your payment to

2) Include your Family ID, the student(s) name, and your phone number in the Comments section of the transfer form.

Click here for instructions to set-up a Zelle payment.

* Note: CLSC encourages everyone to pay via Zelle. Accordingly, we offer a one-time rebate of $5 per family when they first pay by Zelle, which will be credited as a discount towards the following semester’s tuition.


Please make your check payable to "Chinese Language School of Columbia" or "CLSC".

Make sure to put your Family ID and child’s name on your check.
Mail your payment to P.O. Box 1292, Ellicott City, MD 21041.