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Dual Language

The Dual Language Program promotes the development of literacy in Spanish and English, acknowledges the value of biliteracy in our society, affirms the value of diversity, and honors the cultures of our community.  Knowledge and appreciation of different languages and cultures contribute to increased global competence and are valuable and necessary skills for our students in the 21st century. Communicating with peers in other languages and engaging with others in culturally appropriate ways increases educational and employment opportunities, strengthens personal relationships, and adds to the enjoyment and appreciation of life.



Pillar 1: Bilingualism and Billiteracy

Pillar 2: Academic and Excellence

Pillar 3: Social Cultural Competence


  • SEAL The CA Seal of Biliteracy recognizes high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing one or more languages in addition to English. The seal is awarded by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction in accordance with specified criteria set forth in the legislation.

  • The LAUSD Biliteracy Award recognizes students in the pathway to biliteracy. This recognition is available for students in grade levels 5, 8 and 12 who meet the district’s criteria.

Ms. Daisy De La Cruz, UTK
Ms. Esther Calderon and Elsa Soto, K
Ms. Irene Acevedo, 1st Grade
Ms. Maria Figueroa- 2nd Grade
Ms. Cynthia Lozano - 3rd Grade
Ms. Melva Barrios/Maria Lopez - 4th Grade
Ms. Ada Reyes/Barbara Garcia- 5th grade