Annie Webb Blanton Elementary

Dual Language

Blanton Elementary is a proud Dual Language campus!

 

Vision/Program Goals

  1. Students will participate in a rigorous academic program that accelerates their learning.
  2. Students will develop a high linguistic proficiency in two languages.
  3. Students will develop a high academic proficiency in two languages.
  4. Students will develop positive cross-cultural attitudes.

Mission

Austin ISD Dual Language students will develop a high academic and linguistic proficiency in two languages by participating in a rigorous academic program that enhances the development of bilingualism, biculturalism, and biliteracy so that students will graduate ready for college, career, and life in a globally competitive economy.

Program Models

Blanton Elementary offers the following Dual Language options:

One-Way Dual Language supports “one language” group of students to become bilingual, bicultural , and biliterate. For example, students whose primary language is Spanish would learn in English and Spanish.

Two-Way Dual Language immersion is a biliteracy program model that integrates students proficient in English and students identified as limited English proficient. This model provides instruction in both English and Spanish, or another language, and transfers a student identified as limited English proficient to English-only instruction. 

  

To learn more about Dual Language in AISD or enroll in a program, please visit: http://duallanguage.org