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Dual Language

Dual language programming fosters bilingualism, biliteracy, enhanced awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, and high levels of academic achievement through instruction in English and Spanish.

Apply to Dual Language

* The Dual Language Program application window closes on June 24, 2024.

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ZESD 6 hosts a Dual Language Information Event for families each May. Attendees can learn more about the application, review, and acceptance process. Please contact the District Office 847-379-0066 to learn more!

What is Dual Language Education?


  • Integrates native English speakers and native Spanish language (Spanish) for academic literacy and content instruction through both languages.
  • Instruction is provided in English and a partner language (Spanish) over an extended period of time.
  • Dual language programming provides a unique and powerful opportunity to strengthen children’s highest cognitive brain potential.