Tzu Chi Elementary School

Elementary School

“Love eliminates chaos in society.” – Jing Si Aphorism Tzu Chi Elementary School WALNUT, CA At Tzu Chi Elementary School, we understand that in a global society often lacking compassion and wisdom, incubating these qualities in the next generation is of great importance. We teach critical thinking skills and foster the building of character while providing […]


Recognitions We are privileged to have received the following commendations and awards. California State Assembly, 2022 Certificate of Recognition City of Monrovia, 2022 Certificate of Recognition 1st District, County of Los Angeles, 2022 Commendation California State Senate, 2021 Certificate of Recognition California State Assembly, 2021 Certificate of Recognition United States Senate, 2021 Certificate of Commendation […]

Tzu Chi Education Foundation Spreads Awareness As Students Take The Lead

Tzu Chi Education Foundation of the United States held a market at the Walnut Farm to promote vegetarianism and raise funds for Taiwanese vaccines. The picture shows the volunteers introducing the plants of the farm to the guests. Photo/ Yung Chung Tseng Written by Lu Tzu Li and Chien Chun LiTranslated by H.B. QinEdited by […]

Tzu Chi Schools’ Fundraising Preparations Are a Feat of Love and Solidarity

On May 15th, 2021, American Sign Language (ASL) lessons began in preparation for Tzu Chi USA’s virtual fundraising event on June 19th. On May 26th and 27th, filming took place at a total of 10 sites to make the performance a truly extraordinary feat of love and teamwork.

Tzu Chi Education Begins Its Return to the Classroom in California and Texas

In March of 2020, when multiple states established shelter-in-place procedures to safeguard communities during the spread of COVID-19, many presumed the pandemic would only last a few months at most. Yet, more than a year has passed, and the pandemic is still ongoing. During this time of great uncertainty, people’s lives and routines have faced myriad transformations. This also included the youngest members of the community, as schools closed and quickly shifted to facilitate remote learning. In February, however, the CDC announced that students from pre-K to K-12 would be allowed to return to school for in-person learning, provided careful guidelines could be upheld.

A Community Finds Peace and Wisdom in Nature

During the pandemic, what was once a lively garden where children joyfully frolicked with friends had suddenly become a very quiet space. California had issued stay-at-home orders to uphold the wellness of communities, and guests couldn’t come to visit the garden. After some time and thoughtful discussions, however, the hopes of Tzu Chi USA’s education team had come to fruition through the reopening of a “Life Science Farm,” allowing the children to once again bask in the sunshine, birdsong, and fragrant flowers.

A Book Donation Inspires a Relay of Love From California to Mexico

Amid educational reforms, Tzu Chi Elementary School in Walnut, CA, is moving forth with new textbooks. But with more than 600 previous editions on hand and in excellent condition, Tzu Chi Elementary School decided to donate the books to a school Tzu Chi is helping rebuild in Mexico.

“Dream Big, Do Good” Tzu Chi USA’s Education Mission Virtual Fundraiser

With your generosity, we can ensure our students, parents, teachers, and support staff have the resources and opportunities they need to dream bigger and do more good in the world. To do so, we’re raising funds that will support e-Learning research & development for our character education curricula, a teacher’s development and training center, and a new environmental protection education center.

Donate today and tune into our program on June 19!

About Us

Students at our elementary school in Walnut build character and a social conscience.