Dual Language Immersion Program
Dual Language Immersion Program Mission
Desert Thunder School's Dual Language Immersion Program empowers students to become citizens of a global society who are bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural, while achieving high levels of academic success.
What Is Dual Language Immersion
Dual Language Immersion is where students receive instruction in two different languages helping children become bilingual. Desert Thunder School uses a 50/50 model where students are instructed in English 50% of the day, and in Spanish 50% of the day. Features of the program include:
- Dual Language instruction begins in preschool
- All students in grades K-8 receive a Dual Language education
- Students in 7-8 grades take Spanish at Desert Edge High School