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Dual Immersion

Welcome to the Two-Way Language Immersion Program at Washington Elementary School!  This Alternative Language Academy provides a choice for parents who want their children to become fluent in two languages while developing academic skills in the core subjects.

 

PROGRAM GOALS

 

  • To develop language proficiency in English and Spanish for native English speakers and Spanish speakers
  • To ensure academic excellence by increasing scholastic achievement in two languages as outlined in the School District's core curriculum
  • To cultivate understanding and appreciation of other cultures and to strengthen positive attitudes among students and California's diverse communities
  • To foster the development of leadership and self confidence
  • To develop a sense of respect and responsibility for ourselves, our school, our community, our country and our world
  • To empower parents to become active participants in their children's education