The Dual Language program in Winchester Public Schools is designed for families who would like their children to learn another language while receiving the same high quality academic curriculum as students throughout the division. In keeping with the vision of WPS, the mission of the Dual Language Program is to provide an enriched bilingual, biliterate, and culturally competent educational experience for all students.
For 2023-2024, WPS will offer Spanish-English two-way Dual Language programs at the following schools:
- Frederick Douglass Elementary School: Grades K-4
- Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School: Grades K-3
- Daniel Morgan Intermediate School: Grades 5-6
- Daniel Morgan Middle School: Grade 7
Enrollment in the Dual Language Immersion program is available for rising kindergarten students in all school zones. There is no tuition for city residents. Parents may register for the Dual Language Immersion Program at either of the below locations Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm beginning March 14, 2023 (closed on Fridays in the summer).
Inquiries regarding enrollment for the Dual Language Immersion Program may be made by calling the principal or Jake Boula, Executive Director of Pk-12 Curriculum & Instruction, at 540-667-4253, ext. 12146.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Melissa Maestle, Principal
Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School
Dr. Lisa Pluska, Principal
Learn more by visiting the Dual Language Immersion Program website.
Visit the Spanish Immersion Pre-K Program website to learn more about the Spanish Immersion Pre-K class, a tuition-based option for 3 and 4-year-olds housed at Frederick Douglass Elementary School.