Dual Language Enrichment Program Campuses
McAllen ISD Dual Language Programs 2020 - 2021
Elementary Dual Language Campuses
Middle School Dual Language Campus
The Purpose of Dual Language
To achieve high levels of cognitive, academic, and linguistic proficiency in two languages, while developing higher order thinking skills and on-grade level concepts in a student-centered, inquiry-based environment.
Key Elements of the Dual Language Enrichment Program
Develop bilingual and biliterate students by 5th Grade;
Challenging, interactive, and authentic instruction;
Inquiry-based, project-based learning environment;
High levels of collaboration among students;
Teachers teach to the top top 25% of the class;
Use of sheltered instruction to make content comprehensible in the second language;
Reach high levels of literacy in the first and second language across all content areas.