Dual Language Immersion Staff
Dual Language Immersion
  • Type of Program: One-way Spanish Immersion Program

  • Instruction is 50/50 in English and Spanish: Core content is taught in both languages

  • Performance on Standardized Tests: Immersion students perform as well as or better than non-immersion students on standardized tests in English.

  • Cognitive Skills: Immersion students typically develop greater cognitive flexibility, demonstrating increased attention control, better memory, and superior problem-solving skills as well as an enhanced understanding of their primary language.

  • Cultural Competency: Immersion students are more aware of and generally show more positive attitudes toward other cultures and an appreciation of other people.

  • Long Term Benefits: Immersion students are better prepared for the global community and job markets where 21st century skills are an asset.