Based on the 90:10 model in the first two grades (90% Spanish and 10% English), Dual Immersion Academy of Salinas students incrementally increase the amount of English to a 50:50 model in the upper grades.
DIAS is a dual language two-way bilingual immersion program where two groups of students are engaged in second language study for 5-7 years in an effort to develop high levels of bilingualism (the ability to speak fluently in both Spanish and English) and biliteracy (the ability to read and write in both languages).
Our program at DIAS promotes academic achievement equal to that of students in non-dual language programs. In addition to immersing students in language and literacy, the educational program integrates and emphasizes Common Core and STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
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