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Any questions? Please connect with Ms. Cherise Jones at Twain Elementary at 310.675.9134

Dual Language Immersion

Lawndale supports and values bilingualism, biliteracy, cultural identity, and cross-cultural competence. Our vision for the Dual Immersion program is for our students to attain biliteracy and bilingualism with exceptional levels of academic excellence and social confidence to be competitive in the global community.

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Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, the Spanish Dual Language Immersion program will expand to Mitchell. To read the full press release, click here

program goals

  • Bilingualism and Biliteracy: The development and maintenance of Spanish and English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing

  • Multicultural Understanding: Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.

  • The integration of students with a wide range of abilities

  • A positive environment in which the minority language (Spanish) is respected and celebrated

  • Provide an opportunity for students to acquire a second language while maintaining their native language and culture.

  • Maintain academic performance at or above grade level in English and Spanish as measured by classroom grades, common assessments, benchmarks and state assessments.