Irving ISD’s two-way dual language program is for both Spanish and English learners. Students have 50 percent of the classes in Spanish, and 50 percent in English, and the classrooms are combined to include both native English speakers and native Spanish speakers.
From Pre-K 4 to the first semester of first grade, students will receive AB Day instruction. This means that one day (also known as A Day) they’ll take the classes in Spanish. And the next day (also known as B Day) they’ll take the classes in English.
During the second semester of the first grade, students will receive AA BB Day instruction. This means that they’ll take classes in Spanish for two days (also known as AA Days). And the next two days (also known as BB Days) they’ll take them in English.
From second to fifth grade, students will receive AB Week instruction. This means that they’ll take classes in Spanish for one week (also known as A Week). And the next week (also known as B Week) they’ll take classes in English.
Throughout PK4 they’ll take subjects such as Story Time, Literacy Circle, Math Circle, Science and Social Studies Circle, and more. Check out all the subjects, times, and languages of instruction.
Kindergarten and first-grade kids will take classes such as Social Studies, Science, and Math. Check out the subjects, the time, and the languages of instruction and how they are organized.
Some of the subjects from second to fifth grade include Spanish Language Arts (SLAR), Social Studies, and Science. See how the subjects, times, and languages of instruction are scheduled.
Not all of Irving ISD’s schools have a two-way dual language program. But if your kids’ school has it, they can enroll in it. Their acceptance depends on the availability of the program. If your kids are not in a school that offers this program, you can apply to transfer to one that does.
In order to enroll, you have to print and fill out the enrollment form and take it to your kids’ school by May 1st. You can learn more about the enrollment process and conditions on Irving ISD’s two-way dual language program page.