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Twin Rivers Unified School District

Twin Rivers Unified School District

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Twin Rivers currently offers Spanish-English Dual Language Immersion programs for elementary and middle school students in Kindergarten - 8th grade.

Why Choose Dual Language Immersion? 

Why Choose Dual Language Immersion? 

Benefits of dual languages are:
  • Higher self-esteem and self confidence
  • Increased cognitive stimulation
  • Increased problem-solving skills and creativity  
  • Improved tests scores and a higher graduation rate 
  • Fewer disciplinary referrals  
  • Higher levels of engagement 
  • Appreciation for diversity
Schools with Dual Language Immersion: 

Schools with Dual Language Immersion: 

  • Las Palmas Elementary School                    (916) 566-2700
  • Madison Elementary School                         (916) 566-1900

Middle Schools 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Academy (916) 566-3490

All students from throughout the district entering kindergarten may apply. To apply:

  • Register your kindergarten student at your school of attendance in the district using the Twin Rivers Online Enrollment process
  • Submit a completed DLI Program Application by contacting the DLI site of choice.
  • The school will contact you to schedule your child for a language assessment, if applying after Kindergarten.

  • Students who have been enrolled in an elementary DLI program from Kindergarten to grade 6 are eligible to enroll.
  • Additionally, Spanish-speaking students who are newcomers to the US education system (3 years or less) with mid to strong literacy skills in Spanish are welcome to join.
  • DLI students who formerly attended Madison Elementary' s DLI program will be provided with transportation from Madison Elementary to Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Academy.

Parents who are interested in learning about the Dual Language Immersion Program are encouraged to attend parent information meetings. You'll hear from parents of current DLI students and meet teachers and students participating in the program.

Dates: To be determined



Coordinator, Curriculum & Instruction
(916) 566-1600 ext.34460

Placement Contact:

EL Coordinator 
(916) 566-1600 ext. 33423
Administrative Clerk Senior - Bilingual
(916) 566-1600 ext. 33424
Parent Resources

Parent Resources

DLI Brochure Elementary
(English) (Spanish)

DLI Brochure Middle School
(English) (Spanish)

DLI Fact Sheet