The Bainbridge Island School District (BISD) piloted the Spanish Immersion program in the 2012-13 school year.
With solid research to support its effectiveness, the four main goals of immersion education are for students to:
• To produce students who are bilingual and bi-literate.
• To create a keen awareness of different world cultures.
• To increase overall student academic achievement.
• To produce students who can be competitive in the global marketplace.For more information: http://www.elvelero.org/aboutourclass.aspx