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    The Rialto Unified School District now offers a dual language immersion program at four schools.  Dual Language is a form of education in which students learn content and develop literacy in two languages. Research shows that learning a second language at a young age can benefit students in many ways.  Come and be part of one of our four informational meetings!

     

    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT RUSD’S ENGLISH LEARNER PROGRAMS OFFICE: (909) 820-7700 EXT. 2322

    Interested? Please attend one of the following informational meetings:

    Garcia  Elementary

    1390 W. Randall Avenue, Colton

    Date: TBD

    Spanish:  9:00-10:00 a.m.

    English:  5:00-6:00 p.m.

    Boyd  Elementary

    310 E. Merrill Avenue, Rialto

    Date: TBD

    Spanish:  9:00-10:00 a.m.

    English:  5:00-6:00 p.m.

    Morris Elementary

    1900 W. Randall Avenue, Colton

    Date: TBD

    Spanish:  9:00-10:00 a.m.

    English:  5:00-6:00 p.m.

    Kelley  Elementary

    380 S. Meridian Avenue , Rialto

    Date: TBD

    Spanish:  9:00-10:00 a.m.

    English:  5:00-6:00 p.m.

  • What is the Dual Language Immersion Program?

     

    The dual language immersion program is a form of education in which students learn  content and develop literacy in two languages. The Dual Language Immersion Program in the Rialto Unified School District will provide instruction in English and Spanish. 

    Who can be a part of Dual Language?

     

    * Students who begin Kindergarten in August 2019 

    * Native English speakers, native Spanish speakers or bilingual students 

    * Kindergarten enrollees from all areas of the Rialto Unified School District

     

    What are the benefits of the Dual Language Immersion Program?

     

    Current research shows that learning a second language can benefit students in the following ways:

    * Accelerate academic success

    * Enhance communication skills

    * Develop an appreciation for diversity

    * Gain future personal benefits such as enhanced career, business and travel opportunities