Yue grew up in Shanghai, China, and went to Pomfret School in Connecticut. She received her B.A. in Mathematics, with a minor in Economics, from Smith College, where she was elected to Sigma Xi. Yue began her teaching career at Phillips Academy Andover, where she served as a teaching fellow in the Mathematics Department. In addition to teaching, she supervised a girls’ dorm and assisted with coaching boys’ novice crew. Prior to working at St. Mark’s she received her M.Ed. from Harvard Graduate School of Education.