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Dual Immersion

Dual Immersion

Unique and exciting opportunities for students to prepare for a global future, become bilingual and bi-literate in two languages, and develops multicultural perspectives

Dual Immersion

Our Dual Immersion Program implemenst a developmental Spanish-English two-way language model of instruction, serving native speakers of English and native speakers of Spanish. Students from the two language groups attend class together, learn from each other, and receive academic instruction in both languages.

Program Goals for Students:

  • develop high levels of oral language skills and literacy in both English and Spanish
  • attain academic achievement at or above grade level as measured in both languages
  • hold positive attitudes towards school and themselves
  • exhibit knowledge about and positive attitudes toward other cultures

Students are taught

  • In K – 90% Spanish – 10% English
  • Grade 1 80% Spanish – 20% English
  • Grade 2 70% Spanish – 30% English
  • Grade 3 60% Spanish – 40% English
  • Grade 4 and 5 are 50% Spanish and 50% English