• Why Immersion?


    During the 2012-13 school year, 1,895 students in grades K-12 participated in the district's language immersion programs. These programs prepare students for our diverse and multilingual global community. Benefits of an immersion program include:

     

    • Early start
    • Native-like pronunciation
    • Extended sequence leading to higher proficiency levels
    • Better match with curriculum
    • Cognitively challenging
    • Culturally responsive