• Enrollment for 2017-2018 French Dual-Language!

    Pasadena Unified School District is excited to have French Dual-Language starting in the 2017-18 school year at Altadena Elementary!  The inaugural classes will be Kindergarten and 1st grade.  If you are interested, please contact the Language Assessment and Development Department (LADD) at 626-396-3600 x88280 for more information.  French DLIP Flyer


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Dual Language Immersion

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    The programs begin in kindergarten with 90% of instruction in the foreign language. Gradually the instruction shifts to 50% in English and 50% in the target language, prompting the student to master academic subjects in both languages.

    The Dual Language Immersion Program launched in 2008 and expands to higher grades each year.

    Want to Learn More?

    Dual Language Immersion is rigorous and research-based. Read about how the program works and discover its benefits.

    Apply through PUSD's Open Enrollment process. Families outside of PUSD boundaries may also apply to attend. Find out how to select a school and apply for Open Enrollment.