Spanish Immersion - Madison School District

Spanish Immersion

Madison Heights Elementary

Madison Heights Elementary offers a 50/50 Spanish Immersion program where half of the academic content is learned in Spanish.

At Heights, students take a Spanish acquisition class, as well receive instruction in Science and Social Studies in Spanish.

Madison Heights has certified bilingual teachers in the classroom, utilizes the National ACTFL standards, and all students are assessed by the independent National AAPPL Assessment. Parents receive reports on their child’s listening, reading, writing, and speaking ability.

Students are prepared for the continuation of the Spanish Immersion program at Madison No. 1 Middle School and will be eligible to receive up to two years of foreign language high school credit by their 8th grade year.

Madison No. 1 Middle School

The Spanish Immersion program at Madison No. 1 Middle School is the continuation of our Spanish offering for our 5th through 8th grade students. Upon completion of the program, students will be confident, culturally experienced individuals with Spanish fluency and may earn two years of high school foreign language credit by 8th grade.

Students will receive their Science and Social Studies content in Spanish. In addition, students will receive a Spanish acquisition class. The acquisition class will have a grammar focus with keyboarding skills, a field trip, and a dedicated engagement room. Students in the immersion program are also able to select an additional elective offering that includes options such as dance, theatre, PE, technology, choir, strings, band or art.