DL Middle School: Gr. 6-8

  • The Dual Language Bilingual Immersion Program is offered at Butler, Les Paul and Horning Middle Schools. Students in the Dual Language Program will be assigned to their attendance areas middle school by the home address.  If you are unsure of your Middle School Attendance Area School use the button on the right.

  • The Dual Language Program at 6th, 7th and 8th grades includes two content areas in Spanish: 

    • Literacy 
    • Science 

    Math, social studies, and electives are all taught in English with the exception of French and Spanish World Language courses.

    • Grade 6 & 7: Half of the unit of literacy instruction is delivered in English and half in Spanish. Science is delivered daily in Spanish.  Students have access to electives in the French language as well as in other elective areas.

    • Grade 8: Students have access to Spanish Literacy and Science.  We are in the process of offering either:
      • Literacy -  Units are in Spanish and English, OR Spanish Pre-Advanced Placement Spanish Literature* and English Literacy class
        *The Pre-Advanced Placement Spanish Literature is a high school level course for which students earn a high school graduation credit.
      • Science - All Dual Language students take Dual Language Science in preparation for Dual Language Biology in 9th grade.  This sequence ensures the fluency and language development needed to work and study internationally or outside of our region.
      • Electives - Students in 8th grade are encouraged to consider adding the elective French 1 as they strive for plurilingualism.  This is a High School Level Course for which students earn a high school graduation credit.
      • Dual Language students are encouraged to consider AVID or AVID EXCEL, our pre-college program. (ADD LINK)
  • Attendance Area Map

Middle School Course Guide

  • There is no need to reapply to the program; however, families that desire to attend a specific school should contact 
    the enrollment department to start the in-district transfer application.