Dual Language Program

The Golden Hill K-8 Dual Language Program offers students the opportunity to become biliterate in Spanish and English, develop grade level academic competencies, and develop cross-cultural proficiencies. Native Spanish and Native English-speaking children, working alongside one another, have the opportunity to develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in both languages. Students enrolled in dual language programs have the opportunity to earn the "Pathway to Biliteracy" Award at the end of 5th and 8th grade, and the "Seal of Biliteracy"  on their high school diploma.

Goals of Dual Language Program

  • Students will develop high levels of proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • Academic performance in both English and Spanish will be at or above grade level.
  • Students will demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors.

Research-Based Student Benefits

  • Improved academic achievement
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Improved analytic and interpretive capacities
  • Greater multicultural understanding
  • Increased career opportunities

--Being Bilingual Brings Opportunities--

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