Located in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, Merit Chinese School has served the local community since 1987. It is a non-profit organization registered under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The School teaches the Chinese dialect of Cantonese, found in the regions of Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China. Starting from school year 2006, Merit Chinese School has expanded the program to include Mandarin Chinese. In 2013, the school enrollment is approximately 130 students, ages 4 to 17, from different parts of the metroplex including Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Allen, Coppell, Garland, Lewisville, Rockwall and Rowlett. Students come from different cultural background including Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand.
Our mission is to provide an opportunity for children to learn the Chinese language and to understand their cultural heritage. The curriculum emphasizes reading and writing skills, listening and conversation, as well as moral education.