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Dual Language Kindergarten Education Information Session

A Karshner Elementary Dual Language Teacher and Student

Are you interested in learning more about Spanish Dual Language Education in the Puyallup School District?

On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, from 12 to 1 p.m., we will host a virtual informational for those interested in learning about Dual Language Kindergarten Education. Anyone interested in learning more about dual language education is welcome to attend.

Click Here to Join the Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams (Tuesday, May 7, 12-1 p.m.)

More About Dual Language Education

The Puyallup School District is one of a select number of school districts offering dual language education at the elementary school level.

Dual language education is the most effective way for a student to learn another language. At this time, both Karshner Elementary and Dessie Evans Elementary host dual language education.

Related: Apply for the 2024-25 Spanish Dual Language Program by May 31!

Spanish Dual Language Education is Designed so that Students Are...

  • Biliterate: Able to speak, read and write at advanced levels in both English and Spanish reflective of their age.
  • Bicultural: Able to be more flexible, process perspectives from multiple viewpoints, and more easily make cross-cultural connections.
  • Academically Oriented: Able to perform at or above same grade level peers in academic subjects as well as standardized assessments.