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    Dual Language/Bilingual Programs FAQ


    Are there any requirements to enroll my child in a dual language program?

    Students must enter the DLP at kindergarten. The child must be proficient in either English or Spanish (for the Spanish DLP) or English or Korean (for the Korean DLP) or English or Mandarin (for the Madarin DLP). In some cases, a new student who has proficiency in the target language (Spanish, Korean or Mandarin) may be enrolled into a DLP beyond grade 1. Consult your local dual language program school for details and enrollment procedures.  


    What languages are available in LAUSD dual language programs?

    Currently, LAUSD offers dual language programs in Korean/English, Spanish/English, and Mandarin/English in selected elementary, middle and high schools.  


    Are dual language programs the same as two-way immersion programs?

    Yes, dual language programs as defined in LAUSD are also known as two-way immersion programs. 


    Are there any requirements to enroll my child in a dual language program?

     Students must enter the DLP at kindergarten. The child must be proficient in either English or Spanish (for the Spanish DLP) or English or Korean (for the Korean DLP) or English or Mandarin (for the Madarin DLP). In some cases, a new student who has proficiency in the target language (Spanish, Korean or Mandarin) may be enrolled into a DLP beyond grade 1. Consult your local dual language program school for details and enrollment procedures.  


    What languages are available in LAUSD dual language programs?

     Currently, LAUSD offers dual language programs in Korean/English, Spanish/English, and Mandarin/English in selected elementary, middle and high schools.
     
     

    Are dual language programs the same as two-way immersion programs?

     Yes, dual language programs as defined in LAUSD are also known as two-way immersion programs.