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Bilingual Education

Dual Language

Austin ISD Dual Language (DL) students will develop a high academic and linguistic proficiency in two languages by participating in a rigorous academic program that enhances the development of bilingualism, biculturalism, and biliteracy so that students will graduate ready for college, career, and life in a globally competitive economy.

  • Students will participate in a rigorous academic program.
  • Students will develop a high academic proficiency in two languages.
  • Students will develop a high linguistic proficiency in two languages.
  • Students will develop positive cross-cultural attitudes.

Currently Govalle Elementary offers both one/two way spanish programs in certain grade levels.

Dual Language- One-Way Spanish: Kinder - 5th Grade

One-Way Dual Language is a Spanish dual language program that includes instruction in both English and Spanish to help students excel academically while becoming bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. A one-way program is intended for native Spanish speakers.

Dual Language- Two-Way Spanish: Piloting in PreKinder

Two-Way Dual Language is a Spanish dual language program that includes instruction in both English and Spanish to help students excel academically while becoming bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. A two-way program is intended for both native Spanish speakers and native English speakers.

 

For More information visit the Austin ISD Dual Language Program online here.