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Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Program

Will CVUSD be offering Dual Immersion in the 2022-23 School Year?

Yes.  A Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program will be offered at Hidden Trails in a Kindergarten AM and PM class for the 2022-23 school year.

If I would like to have my entering Kindergartener participate in this program, how do I pre-register for this program?

Please complete the Dual Language Immersion Application to express interest.  This form will be available beginning November 1, 2021.  This can be found at this link: (Not available until November 1)

When will I know if my child is accepted into this program?

A lottery will be held in February to determine the students who are chosen for the program.  The school district will send you a letter if you are accepted or denied placement for this program. 

What is a Dual Language Immersion Program?  

Dual Language Immersion is a program that includes native English speakers and native Targeted language speakers in the same classroom and all students learn to think, read, write and communicate naturally in two languages: English/Spanish or English/Mandarin. Participation in a dual language immersion program is a comprehensive educational experience.  

Why do parents select a Dual Language Immersion Program?  

Parents select a Dual Language Program to stimulate their child’s cognitive, social, and linguistic development.  It prepares children with advantages to compete for future careers.  Dual Language Education provides children with the skills needed to live and work in a culticultural and global economy.  

Will CVUSD offer a Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program?  

CVUSD is considering a Spanish Dual Language Immersion program for the 2023-24 school year.  

What percentage of the school day will be in English versus Mandarin?  

Mandarin will be spoken 90% of the day, and English will be spoken 10% of the day.  The primary teacher will only speak Mandarin.  A different Kindergarten will do the English instruction.  

When will I know if my child is chosen for this program?  

CVUSD will hold a lottery for Dual Language Immersion Applications that are completed between November 1, 2021, and December 3, 2021.  The lottery will be held on January 10, 2022 at 8:30 AM at the Professional Development Center at 4545 Danito Court, Chino. Attendance is not mandatory to receive a lottery number. These lottery numbers will be mailed the week of January 21, 2021. Acceptance letters will be sent out the following week. 

How can I find out more about this program?  

Virtual Informations sessions will be held on October 20 at 9AM and 5 PM.  Check back at this website for more information on how to register. 

If you have already completed the online registration, please click the following link to access the sign-up page for the in-person (Part 2) registration.


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