San Juan School offers a 90/10 program for Kinder-5th grade.
Dual Language Immersion is a unique academic program that teaches native Spanish speakers and native English speakers together in one classroom. They learn to think, read, write, and speak in both English and Spanish. They learn side by side and help each other in the new language. The students learn Spanish and English while learning the same regular grade level Common Core topics as a traditional English only classroom.
90/10 Model for language instruction
|In Kindergarten, 90% of the classroom instruction is in Spanish and 10% is in English.|
|In First grade, 90% is in Spanish and 10% is in English.|
|In Second grade, 80% is in Spanish and 20% is in English.|
|In Third grade, 70% is in Spanish and 30% is in English.|
|In Fourth grade, 60% is in Spanish and 40% is in English.|
|In Fifth grade, 50% is in Spanish and 50% is in English.|
Please see our brochure for more information. DI Brochure English rev June 2015.pdf
5th grade students who successfully finish the program are eligible to apply for the District's 8th Grade Seal of Biliteracy Program.