Dual @ OVJH
The OVSD Dual Language Program continues at OVJH to offer students and families a bilierate education. Our current program is offered in grades 6, 7 and 8 with a culminating project in the 8th grade.
In the 6th grade program students are enrolled in the Dual Learning Academy. This CORE program offers English instruction for Math and Science and Spanish Instruction for History and Langauge Arts. In addition, students are required to take the Spanish Literacy & Culture elective to explore the Six themes of Biliteracy.
In the 7th and 8th grade programs, students participate in the regular instructional program allowing them to attend Honors or SAI courses as appropriate. This CORE program offers English instruction for English, History and Science and Spanish Instruction for Math. In addition, students are required to take the Spanish Literacy & Culture elective to explore the Six themes of Biliteracy which is taught in Spanish.
In the 8th grade students have several options to demonstrate proficiency. Students can take the AP (Advanced Placement) exam at the high school in May.
Students also participate a variety of cultural experieces throughout the year. Daily verbal practice along with collaborative presentations enrich the learning and skills in both languages.
For more information about our Dual Lanagauge program, please contact our front office at 805-488-6421.