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About the Program

 

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We're excited to announce we're expanding the program to Palm Innovation Academy for the 2022-23 school year! The program will only be accepting TK-K Students. 

 
WHAT IS THE DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM?
 

Available for K-12 grade students, our Dual Language Immersion program develops bilingualism in English and Spanish by integrating proficient native Spanish speakers with proficient native English speakers. Students develop their reading, writing, and literacy skills in the two languages while engaging in a global learning experience.

 

The program is designed for 50% English speakers and 50% Spanish speakers in every classroom. In order to maintain the integrity of the program, every student will need to take a language assessment in his/her primary language.

 

Beaumont USD Dual Language Immersion program reflects the 90:10 model where the instructional day consists of 90% Spanish and 10% English in TK/Kindergarten, increasing to 50% English and 50% Spanish by fifth grade. The greatest benefit of participating in the Dual Language Immersion program is achieved by students committed to the full TK – 12 DLI program where they can receive the State Seal of Biliteracy.

 

 

SCHOOL SITES AFFILIATED WITH THE DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM