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Dual Language

Dual language programming fosters bilingualism, biliteracy, enhanced awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, and high levels of academic achievement through instruction in English and Spanish.

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First page of the PDF file: Dual Language Informational Meeting Presentation 2023 English

ZESD 6 hosts a Dual Language Information Night for families each May. Attendees can learn more about the application, review, and acceptance process. Please contact the District Office 847-872-5455 to learn more!

What is Dual Language Education?


  • Integrates native English speakers and native Spanish language (Spanish) for academic literacy and content instruction through both languages.
  • Instruction is provided in English and a partner language (Spanish) over an extended period of time.
  • Dual language programming provides a unique and powerful opportunity to strengthen children’s highest cognitive brain potential.