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Bilingual/ESL Programs » Two-Way Dual Language

Two-Way Dual Language


What is Two-Way Dual Language?

  • Native English Speakers and Native Spanish Speakers learn core content in both languages through a 50/50 immersion classroom.
  • Implementation will begin August 2018 at Irving Elementary.

Why should I enroll my child?

  • Research has shown students who are bilingual perform at high academic levels.
  • Global/cultural awareness & biliteracy are research-based 21st-century skills.

How do I enroll? Who can enroll?

  • Any child entering kindergarten or 1st grade in August of 2018 may apply to enroll.
  • There is an application process and lottery system. Applications are now open and will be accepted until March 2, 2018. Parents will be notified of status. If a lottery is necessary, it will take place on March 22, 2018.
* Applications for 2018-2019 are now closed. Lottery for Kindergarten and 1st grade students will take place at CISD Central Office on March 22 at 12:00 p.m. This event will be livestreamed at:

Questions? Contact Christy Burton, CISD Dual Language Coordinator. or 817-202-1106
Find out more by watching the video below.