College Station Independent School District

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Two-Way Dual Language (English)

Thank you for your interest in the dual language program in College Station ISD.  You are encouraged to view the recording of the parent meeting linked above.  If you have any questions after viewing, please email

When you are ready to submit an application for the program, please use the following link: Dual Language Application form August 2021

College Station Independent School District's Bilingual Education Program begins with one-way dual language in Head Start and PK. For students in grades K-6, CSISD implements a two-way dual language program model. The program integrates native English speakers with native Spanish speakers beginning in Kindergarten and provides instruction through both languages to both groups of students.

The goals of the two-way dual language program are to produce learners who are bilingual, with literacy in both languages, and who understand and feel at ease in different cultural settings. It is a partial immersion program for English speakers, as well as a bilingual program for Spanish speakers.

Important Date: Virtual Dual Language Informational Meeting for Parents of 2021 Kindergarten Students.  This meeting will discuss the two-way dual language program and explains the application process for kindergarten students.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. – Live stream link:

Program Overview:

The two-way dual language program offers native Spanish speaking students and native English speaking students the exciting opportunity to become bilingual in English and in Spanish.

In this program, students will develop oral and cognitive academic language proficiency in English and in Spanish while mastering grade level knowledge in skills in the content areas.

The program is based on a 50/50 model, in which 50% of the instruction is delivered in English and the other 50% is delivered in Spanish.

This program is designed to teach children a second language in a natural way, through content instruction and everyday conversation.

The program is located at the following campuses.

Head Start:
College Hills
South Knoll
Southwood Valley

South Knoll
Southwood Valley

K-4th Dual Language:
South Knoll Elementary School,
College Hills Elementary School
Southwood Valley Elementary School

5th and 6th Dual Language:
Oakwood Intermediate School.

English speaking students are accepted into the program through an application process which takes place during the spring semester before they enter kindergarten. Spanish speaking students, who qualify for bilingual education, are automatically accepted into the program at any time.

English speaking student selection:

1. Complete and return application by deadline, February 12, 2021.
2. Students are orally tested in English (session is scheduled after application is submitted to Special Programs office).

2021-2022 Dual Language Program Application Link will be posted here when available.

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