Dual Language Immersion (Spanish and English)

2003-2004 First Class
  • Our 2018/19 INCOMING DUAL meeting shares important details for new families who would like the oppurtunity to have their students enter into the Dual Immersion Program.

    Meeting #1- January 24, 2018 at 6pm ** This is the ONLY meeting that will be held off campus at Norco High School**

    Norco High School

    2065 Temescal Ave

    Norco,CA 92860


    Meeting dates and times hosted by Garretson Elementary

    Garretson Elementary Classroom Visit- January 29,2018 at 9am

    Garretson Elementary Meeting #2 - February 7, 2018 at 6pm

    Garretson Elementary Classroom Visit- February 16,2018 at 9am

    Garretson Elementary Meeting #3 - March 7, 2018 at 6pm

    Garretson Elementary Classroom Visit-March 14,2018 at 9am


     Dual Language Immersion Teachers 2017-2018

    Transitional Kindergarten – Mrs. Moll

    Kindergarten – Mrs. Macias

    Kindergarten - Mrs. Segundo

    1st Grade – Mrs. Miramontes

    1st Grade- Mrs. Torresluna

    2nd Grade – Mrs. Bakovic

    2nd Grade- Mrs. Arzaga

    3rd Grade – Mrs. L. Carrillo

    3rd Grade – Mrs. Martinez

    4th Grade – Mrs. Penhall

    4th Grade – Ms. Reynoso

    5th Grade – Ms. Licea

    5th Grade - Mrs. Sanchez

    6th Grade – Mrs. Alfaro

    6th Grade – Mrs. Bugarin



  • Who?

    Entering Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten students who speak either Spanish or English


    Students will achieve academic excellence (in Spanish and English) becoming bilingual, biliterate and bicultural.


    -Language learning is natural for young children

    -Language learning challenges mental development

    -Language learning prepares students for the demands of the 21st century


    This program affords students the opportunity to learn both the Spanish and English languages in a proficient manner. The program reflects the 90:10 model where the instructional day consists of 90% Spanish and 10% English in Kindergarten. Each year, the amount of English instruction increases by 10% and Spanish instruction decreases by 10%. By the time students are in the fourth grade, they are instructed 50% of their day in English and 50% of their day in Spanish. At the secondary level, instruction consists of approximately 30% Spanish and 70% English instruction.


    •    Additive Bilingualism
    •    Students gain a new  language and maintain their  native   language
    •    High Academic Achievement
    •    Increases job opportunities for many careers.
    •    Promotes critical and creative thinking
    •    Students fulfill language requirements for high school and university