Appoquinimink School District Kindergarten 2018-2019 Application

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Dual Language Immersion- SPANISH (Available to incoming Kindergarten only).
Appoquinimink School District will offer dual language immersion in Spanish beginning in kindergarten at Townsend Early Childhood Center during the 2018-2019 school year.  Students will receive instruction during a portion of their day in English for reading, language arts and mathematics.  During the other half of the day students will receive instruction in mathematics, science, social studies and Spanish language and culture.  The district will offer 4 classrooms of dual language instruction.  Students will then feed to either Silver Lake Elementary or Townsend Elementary for 1st through 5th grade where instruction will continue to be taught in a similar fashion with students receiving instruction in English for half of the day and Spanish for the other half.  More than forty years of research documents the power of immersion education to help students attain high levels of world language proficiency.   Applications are open to all students enrolling in kindergarten.  Parents who feel that their child may have significant communication delays in their first language should seriously weigh the pros and cons of applying to an immersion program. 

Dual Language Immersion - CHINESE (Available to incoming Kindergarten only).
Appoquinimink School District will offer dual language immersion in Chinese beginning in kindergarten at Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center during the 2018-2019 school year. Students will receive instruction during a portion of their day in English for reading, language arts and mathematics. During the other half of the day students will receive instruction in mathematics, science, social studies and Chinese language and culture. The district will offer 2 classrooms of dual language instruction. Students will then feed to Old State Elementary for 1st through 5th grade where instruction will continue to be taught in a similar fashion with students receiving instruction in English for half of the day and Chinese for the other half. More than forty years of research documents the power of immersion education to help students attain high levels of world language proficiency. Applications are open to all students enrolling in kindergarten. Parents who feel that their child may have significant communication delays in their first language should seriously weigh the pros and cons of applying to an immersion program.


En el año escolar 2018-2019 Appoquinimink ofrecerá instrucción de inmersión en dos idiomas con el idioma Chino. Este programa será disponible a los estudiantes de kindergarten en la escuela Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center. Los estudiantes recibirán instrucción en ingles por parte del día en las materias de lectura, artes de lenguaje  y matemáticas. 
Durante la segunda parte del día los estudiantes recibirán instrucción en matemáticas, estudios sociales, ciencias y el idioma chino y su cultura. El distrito ofrecerá dos salas de clases para la instrucción de inmersión. Después de terminar su instrucción en kindergarten, los estudiantes continuaran su carrera académica en la escuela Old State Elementary School para los grados de 1ro a 5to. Aquí la instrucción continuará de la misma forma con la instrucción de inglés por medio día y la instrucción China durante la otra parte del día. Más de cuarenta años de investigaciones documentadas han demostrado el poder del programa educativo de inmersión para obtener un nivel de competencia alta el área de idiomas. Las aplicaciones estarán abiertas para todos los estudiantes entrando a kindergarten. Los padres que piensen que sus estudiantes tengan algún retraso comunicativo deben consideras los pros y contras de aplicar para un programa de inmersión. 



Closed 8/27/2018 4:00 PM