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Dual-Language Immersion

MCPK offers a dual-language immersion Spanish/English classroom option for all interested families. Studies show that the benefits of dual language immersion include improved cognitive development, greater listening skills, improved memory and strength with first language, increased scores on standardized testing, and greater understanding & appreciation of other cultures—essential qualities for 21st century leaders.
  • Offered in 3/4-year old (Year 1) and 4/5-year old (Year 2) classrooms.
  • Children are immersed in both English and Spanish moving toward a target of nearly 90% of learning in Spanish by the end of the school year.
  • Classes are co-taught by native Spanish speakers.
  • Educational program mirrors that of the traditional classrooms.
  • Dual-language immersion is offered as an Extended Care option as well on a first-come, first-served basis.
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