Dual Language Programs

  • 2021‐2022 Two‐Way Dual Language Academy Information VIRTUAL Meetings

    Interested in learning more about the Two-Way Dual Language Program?
    If your child will be entering Kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year and you are interested in the Hays CISD Dual Language two-way model, please join us for information on the program expectations, program model, language acquisition, assessment, identification, and notification process. You only need to attend one VIRTUAL/ZOOM meeting.  Use links below to register for a meeting.  


    VIRTUAL/ONLINE meetings:

    March 30, 2021 (10am & 6pm)

    May 4, 2021 (10am & 6pm)


     

Dual Language Program Models

  • Dual Language Immersion Program Two-Way Model
    The goal of the Dual Language Immersion Program Two-Way Model is to teach content in both languages thus creating students that are bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. Two-Way Dual Language classes have both English Language Learners whose native language is Spanish and students whose primary language is English. Hays CISD has a Two-Way Dual Language Program at two elementary campuses: Blanco Vista Elementary and Science Hall Elementary.

    Dual Language Immersion Program One-Way Model
    The goal of the Dual Language Immersion Program One-Way Model is to teach content in both languages thus creating students that are bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. One-Way Dual Language classes only have English Language Learners whose native language is Spanish. Hays CISD has a One-Way Dual Language Program at three elementary campuses: Camino Real Elementary, Hemphill Elementary, and Tom Green Elementary.

    Dual Language Immersion Program Instructional Framework
    Through a commitment to enriched education, the Hays CISD Dual Language Immersion Program includes challenging, interactive, and authentic instruction for all participating students. The language of instruction is as follows:

    • Language Arts
      • PK-1st: Language Arts in native language
      • 2nd-5th: English and Spanish Language Arts daily
    • Mathematics
      • PK-5th: English
    • Science
      • For the 2016-2017 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
        • PK-2nd: Spanish
        • 3rd-5th: English
      • For the 2017-2018 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
        • PK-3rd: Spanish
        • 4th-5th: English
      • For the 2018-2019 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
        • PK-4th: Spanish
        • 5th: English
      • For the 2019-2020 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
        • PK-5th: Spanish
      • Social Studies
        • For the 2016-2017 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
          • PK-4th: Spanish
          • 5th: English
        • For the 2017-2018 school year, the language of instruction is as follows:
          • PK-5th: Spanish