Dual Language (DLI) Program

  • Give your child the opportunity to read, write and speak in two languages with Irving ISD's Dual Language program.

    PROGRAM MODEL:

    In two-way Dual Language, classes are comprised of both English- and Spanish-speaking students. Students receive 50 percent of instruction in English and 50 percent in Spanish. 

    BENEFITS:

    • Raises academic achievement on standardized tests
    • Increases problem-solving abilities
    • Improves communication skills
    • Impacts the structure and cognitive functions of the brain
    • Enhances a student's career opportunities in a global society
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Two-Way Dual Language Enrollment

  • Families interested in enrolling in the two-way Dual Language program may apply March 1 - May 1

    HOW TO ENROLL:

    Students must be entering kindergarten or first grade in August.

    (1) Click here to download and print the 2020-2021 Enrollment Form.

    (2) Bring completed form to your child's Dual Language school by May 1.

    (3) Also provide parent photo ID, child's birth certificate and proof of residence. 

    ** TRANSFERS: If your Dual Language school of choice is not your resident school, please submit an in-district transfer request beginning March 1 at IrvingISD.net/Transfers. See below for participating schools.

Two-Way Dual Language Schools