World Language Immersion Program

students at SSIMS

MCPS offers Spanish, French, and Chinese elementary immersion programs at seven schools. Some immersion programs are based on geographic location and/or give preference to local school students. Some programs are total immersion, meaning all core subjects are taught in the target language, while others are only partial immersion.

Any student entering grades K–5 in the following school year may participate in the immersion lottery. Students may choose to continue into the feeder middle school immersion program.

How to Apply

Forms for the 2019-2020 school year will be available beginning on February 1, 2019. The deadline to submit an immersion interest form is April 26, 2019.  Forms received after the deadline will be placed at the bottom of the wait list in the order received. For more information, call 240-740-2540.

All students seeking a seat in an immersion program must submit an immersion interest form by April 26, 2019. 

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Solicitud a Programas de Inmersión Lingüística

La fecha límite para someter el formulario de interés para participar en la lotería es el 26 de abril de 2019. Las solicitudes recibidas luego de esa fecha, serán colocadas en una lista de espera, según el orden en que fueron recibidas. Para más información llame al: 240-740-2540. 

Todos los estudiantes que estén interesados en un lugar para el programa de inmersión, deben de presentar un formulario de interés antes del 26 de abril del 2019.

Aplica Ya

Elementary Programs

Programs at a glance pdf  

Immersion Interest Meeting Dates pdf

Fechas de reuniones de interés 2019 pdf

Chinese Immersion - Elementary

French Immersion - Elementary

Spanish Immersion - Elementary


Middle School Immersion Programs

Application Process for Middle School Immersion Programs

Current grade 5 immersion students will complete a Notice of Intent form to continue to the middle school immersion program. DCCAPS will be mailing the Notice of Intent forms in mid December 2018. The deadline to return the Notice of Intent form will be in January 2019.  

Programs

Chinese Immersion - Middle School

French Immersion - Middle School

Spanish Immersion - Middle School