Return to Headlines

Spanish Dual Language Program

WSMA's Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year!

We are excited to offer the only STEAM-integrated Spanish Dual Language Immersion program at the secondary level in Pasadena Unified.

Some of our program features:

  • Spanish Language Arts
  • Ancient Civilizations (6th grade) taught in Spanish
  • World History (7th grade) taught in Spanish
  • The opportunity for our students to take an optional 7th period elective
    • Glee Club (Musical Theatre)
    • World Orchestra

Program Goals

Bilingualism and Bi-literacy: Students develop a high level of thinking, listening, speaking, reading, writing proficiency in the English and the partner language.

Academic Excellence: Students strive for academic excellence in all subject areas, meeting or exceeding District and Common Core State Standards.

Multicultural Understanding: Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.