Alpine Elementary is pleased to announce our Chinese Dual Language Immersion Program. We are completing our first year and will accept applications for incoming 1st graders for 2013-2014 school year.
WHY LANGUAGE IMMERSION?
More than forty years of research consistently documents the power of immersion programs to help students attain high levels of second language proficiency.
- Long Term Second Language Skills, Increased Cultural Sensitivity
- Enhanced Cognitive Skills, Improved Performance on Standardized Tests
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
The immersion program seeks to enroll next year’s 1st grade students of varying backgrounds and all abilities. Students living within an immersion school’s boundaries, as well as out-of-area students are welcome to apply.
HOW TO APPLY
You are welcome to contact a school near you to find out more about Dual Immersion. For the best opportunity to be considered for a program, obtain and submit an application by the school’s deadline (available from the school’s office or on the school’s website). Applications will be available online on January 29. We will accept applications on that day as well.
For more information, you may go to http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/dualimmersion/ or click on the following documents: