2024 Fall Semester

Tuition per student is $260. Registration Fee per family is $60. Activity fee is $30 per student. Material Fee is $20 per student in fall. Fees are non-refundable. In-person instruction for Pre-K to Grade 7, Bilingual classes and Cantonese classes. Hybrid instruction for Grade 8 and above.

CLSC reserves the right to discontinue classes or combine classes of different grades if the enrollment does not meet the school’s minimum number of students per class. CLSC will make every effort to notify the families of such changes before the first day of school.

Payment includes tuition, registration, activity and material fees

1 child


2 children

(per family, sibling
discount applies)


3 children

(per family, sibling
discount applies)



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.

Online Chinese Class for Adults

CLSC offers online Chinese classes for adults. Online classes meet for 1 hour & 30 Mins for 16 Sundays (AM).

2024 Fall Semester Tuition: $325

Registration fee: $30 (Non-Refundable) (Waived if you are current CLSC Family)

Material fee (New Students only): $20 + $10 Shipping (Both are Non-Refundable) (Waived if you opt to use on-line version textbook)

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who withdraw or are removed from CLSC on/before the 3rd week of class are eligible for tuition refund on a pro-rata basis. No refunds will be permitted after the third week of class.

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.

Referral Program

Refer a new student to CLSC to receive a referral incentive. CLSC offers a one-time incentive of $10 for each newly enrolled student referred by a CLSC family, up to $50 per semester. The incentive will be credited as a discount towards the following semester’s tuition. The CLSC family who is listed as “Referrer” on the New Student Registration Form will receive the incentive.

How to Register

New Students (2024 Fall Semester Waiting List)

Families of new students please complete the CLSC New Student Registration form (click the form button shown below). 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 or scan the QR code.

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


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. A $35.00 fee will be charged for any returned checks.