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In Northside, we embrace diversity and provide a high-quality learning experience for all. We build upon the linguistic, academic, and affective experiences of students and families to promote academic excellence and honor multiculturalism. Our goal is to provide learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability. 

Dual Language Immersion Two-way Bilingual Program

The NISD Dual Language Immersion Two-way Bilingual Program model is research-based. The Dual Language model seeks to create bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural students by developing their academic and language proficiency in both English and Spanish. Our goal is to achieve academic excellence and honor multiculturalism through meaningful learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability.

Transitional Bilingual Academic Program

The NISD Transitional Bilingual Academic Program model teaches the state required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). The research-based program uses the child’s primary language for instruction as he or she acquires the second language (English) and achieves academic success. Our goal is to achieve academic excellence and honor multiculturalism through meaningful learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability.

English as Second Language (ESL) Content-based Program

The NISD ESL Content-based Program in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade provides intensive instruction using second language acquisition strategies to teach English to students who speak a language other than Spanish or English. The academic program model teaches the state-required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Our goal is to achieve academic excellence and honor multiculturalism through meaningful learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability.

 

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