Dual Immersion Application Process Starts Dec. 1


Draper Elementary is one of three elementary schools in the Canyons School District that offers a Chinese dual immersion program starting in first grade. Parents with students in kindergarten this year need to be aware that the online application process for 2012-13 is open from Dec. 1, 2011 to Jan. 6, 2012.

School and district personnel will determine the number of spaces that will be available for students enrolled at each school, as well as spaces for students not currently enrolled and applying for special permit. The number of spaces available in each category is based on enrollment and may be different at each school, depending on the needs of the school to maintain the traditional and dual immersion programs.

In the lottery process, students with siblings already enrolled in a dual immersion program will receive priority consideration. Furthermore, our goal in a Dual Immersion classroom is to have 50% English speakers and 50% target language speakers. Therefore, students who proficiently speak the target language will receive priority consideration.

For more information about the program, visit the district's dual immersion Website here.