Spanish Immersion Program

Laurel Ridge Elementary School has a partial Spanish Immersion Program for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. In the immersion program, students spend approximately half of each day learning mathematics, science, and health in Spanish. The other half of the day is spent learning social studies, language arts, and reading in English. There are no formal criteria for enrollment, but the program is only open to residents of Fairfax County.

Our immersion teachers team with the grade-level English teachers to integrate the total FCPS curriculum. The goals of the FCPS immersion program are to foster grade-level academic achievement, develop bilingualism and biliteracy as well as intercultural competence.

Laurel Ridge Spanish Immersion students are enrolled through a lottery process.