What is Mandarin Immersion?

    Students participating in the program will be taught the same Common Core Standards as students in traditional kindergarten classes.  The Mandarin Immersion program is considered an 80/20 program.  Student will receive 80% on their instruction in Mandarin Chinese and 20% in English. This allows students the opportunity to learn a second language while simultaneously learning the kindergarten curriculum.  Students are immersed in the language and the culture throughout the school day. The higher order thinking processes involved in learning through two languages enhances students' proficiency at learning new skills and provides lifelong benefits.  Here are some additional Frequently Asked Questions with Answers.  


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     Our Mandarin Immersion Schools

    If your home school is:

    Your Mandarin Immersion school would be:

    Odell , Boger , Winecoff, Royal Oaks Elem Beverly Hills ES, Weddington Hill ES, Carl A Furr,Coltrane Webb ES


    Cox Mill Elementary School


    Wolf Meadow ES, Patriots STEM ES, Rocky River ES, Pitts Schools ES, Bethal ES, Mount Pleasant ES, AT Allen ES, Irvin, R Brown McAllster ES

    Harrisburg Elementary School




    Program Requirements

    • Application only for rising Kindergarten Students


    Program Agreement



    • No transportation provided


Last Modified on October 9, 2018