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Dual Immersion

College Park: Mandarin

Mandarin Immersion Program Flyer - English and Spanish

Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of more than 800 million people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. There are multiple educational and career benefits that multilingual students accrue, including:

  • Academic Achievement: Students attain high levels of academic achievement in both languages due to increased cognitive skills and problem solving abilities.
  • Bilingualism & Biliteracy: Students acquire strategic thinking, listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency in English and Mandarin.
  • Sociocultural Competence: Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.
Whittier: Spanish

Spanish Immersion Program Flyer - English and Spanish

The Spanish Dual Immersion Program emphasizes and fosters the acquisition of English and Spanish. Our Program prepares students to succeed in a global economy by giving students the skills that the future demands.There are multiple educational and career benefits that multilingual students accrue, including:

  • Academic Achievement: Students attain high levels of academic achievement in both languages due to increased cognitive skills and problem solving abilities.
  • Bilingualism & Biliteracy: Students acquire strategic thinking, listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency in English and Spanish.
  • Sociocultural Competence: Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.
Contact Us

College Park Elementary

College Park Elementary
2380 Notre Dame Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
College Park Elementary Website
714-424-7960

Whittier Elementary

1800 Whittier Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA
(949) 515-6990
Whittier Elementary Website

FAQs

Do I have to reside within Newport-Mesa attendance area to apply?
Yes. Enrollment is limited to students who reside within the Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s attendance boundaries.

Do I need to live within the Whittier attendance zone?
No. Enrollment is open district-wide.

Is there a benefit to having my child’s application completed on the first day of enrollment?
No. All applications are date stamped to verify that they were submitted during the open enrollment period. All applications submitted during enrollment have an equal chance.

Can parents get a tentative approval if they have to pay private school tuition prior to the notification date?
No. Tentative approvals are not given.