New Bilingual Schools in Texas
French dual language and immersion programs are designed to support the needs of French families wishing to continue native language instruction, as well as American families and other foreign families seeking a bilingual learning environment for their English-speaking children. Below are three new French dual language and immersion programs in Houston, Texas.
- Mark White Elementary is the first public school in Texas to offer a French Dual Language Immersion Program for Pre-K and Kindergarten in addition to traditional instruction in English. Two French Immersion classes will be offered at both the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten level for the 2016-2017 school year. In addition, on a yearly basis, new grade levels will be added, starting with 1st grade in 2017-2018.
- The Village School will also be opening a French immersion program for students starting at 3 years of age, until about 9 or 10 years of age (fourth grade level).
- Eagles on the Rock Bilingual Academy: is opening a French bilingual program for Pre-K and Kindergarten that follows the curriculum guidelines of the French Ministry of Education. Consequently, the school is also looking for teachers for the new academic year.