SPUSD’s Dual Language Immersion Program

South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) are excited to offer a Spanish Dual Immersion program at Monterey Hills Elementary School and a Mandarin Dual Immersion program at Marengo Elementary School. Both programs are offered to incoming Kindergarten students who reside in South Pasadena.

The below links will also provide more information about SPUSD’s DI programs, including the registration process and important dates. Information is continually being updated, so please visit our website often.

Matriculating elementary dual immersion students will continue their target language development at South Pasadena Middle School. For South Pasadena Middle School enrollment/registration information, please contact the middle school registrar at 626-441-5830 ext. 3908 or spmsregistrar@spusd.net.

Elementary and Middle School Program Overviews:

Elementary Dual Language Immersion Program Information (including Registration/Enrollment Information)

2022 Dual Immersion Parent Presentation
2022 Dual Immersion Parent Information Presentation RECORDING
2022-2023 Registration Dates
2022 DI Parent Information Presentation Translated Copy in Mandarin
2022 DI Parent Information PresentationTranslated Copy in Spanish
Two-Way Immersion Education: The Basics
Dual Immersion Fact Sheet 2019-2020
Dual Immersion Q&A updated Jan. 2019

Secondary Dual Language Program Information

Middle School Dual Language Program FAQ 5.25.22
DI Mandarin 5th Grade Parent Meeting 5.24.22: 6th Grade Course Overview
DI Spanish Parent Meeting 5.18.22: PCC Dual Enrollment
Middle School Dual Immersion Expansion Background Information
Secondary Dual Language and World Language Overview Board Presentation 2.9.21m Description
Dual Immersion Secondary Update June 25, 2019
Dual Immersion Fact Sheet developed in 2019-2020
November 3 2020 Dual Immersion Secondary Exploratory Meeting Summary
November 17 2020 Dual Immersion Secondary Exploratory Committee Meeting Summary
December 2 2020 Dual Immersion Secondary Exploratory Committee Meeting Summary
December 16 2020 Dual Immersion Secondary Exploratory Meeting Summary
January 22 2021 DualImmersion Secondary Exploratory Meeting Summary
January 7 2021 Dual Immersion Secondary Exploratory Committee Meeting Summary

For further information please contact:

Spanish DI program:
Bryant Lopez (blopez@spusd.net)
Monterey Hills Elementary School – (626) 441-5860

Mandarin DI program:

Noelle Fong (nfong@spusd.net)
Marengo Elementary School – (626) 441-5850

About South Pasadena Unified School District

Established in 1886, the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) serves approximately 4,800 students within five schools including three elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school in South Pasadena, California. Nestled in the West San Gabriel Valley, SPUSD has earned a reputation for providing high quality public education, attracting families who value challenging academic programs and outstanding teachers. Consistently recognized for superior performance, SPUSD students earn honors at the local, state and national level. The District draws vital support from parents and community members through the South Pasadena Educational Foundation, local PTAs and booster clubs.

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent, scarroll@spusd.net.






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