One-Way (Spanish) Dual Language Program

  • Program Description

    The One-Way (Spanish) Dual Language Program classrooms are composed of only English learners with a spanish home language background, designed to develop students’ fluency and literacy in English and Spanish. The program also helps students to succeed in academic subjects. The program emphasizes the development of full bilingualism. The classes count toward grade promotion and to become bilingual and biliterate.

    Instructional Goals

    To meet academic achievement standards for grade promotion and to become bilingual and biliterate.

    Program Components

    Your son/daughter will receive instruction in the areas needed to reach instructional goals.

    Exit Procedures

    The district offers the One-Way (Spanish) Dual Language Program to students in grades K-8. Because the program develops literacy in both English and the native language, students remain in the program even though they have achieved fluency in English.

    Other Services

    Special education services. For disabled students requiring specialized services, language instruction meets the objectives of the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

    Other Programs Offered at the School

    Regular instruction for students who are fluent in English. Instruction is in English at all times. Native language is not used. No English as a Second Language instruction is offered. The instructional goal is to meet grade appropriate academic achievement standards for grade promotion and graduation.