SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS AT GILROY HIGH
Dual Immersion at Gilroy HIgh is dual-language education program in which native English speakers and native Spanish speakers are integrated for academic content instruction through both English and Spanish. Instruction is at least 50% in Spanish. Students begin the program as kindergarteners in elementary school and can continue through 12th grade.
The DI program strives to promote bilingualism and bi-literacy, grade-level academic achievement, and positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors in all students. Gilroy High offers DI courses in Global History, World History, Biology and Biotechnology.
Jennifer Spinetti-Lightfoot, Specialized Programs coordinator