San Leandro

Unified School District

SAN LEANDRO USD

835 E. 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-667-3500
Fax: 510-667-6234
Email: communications@slusd.us

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Dual Language Immersion and Bilingual Programs

English Learner Programs

SLUSD offers bilingual services in all classes TK-12th grade. Click here for more information about our specific English Learner programs.

Spanish Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program

The Spanish DLI program is offered at Washington in grades K-5th and Jefferson in K-3rd, and Halkin in Kindergarten. Enrollment is based on district approval via an application process. Bilingual students, English learners, or English proficient may participate in the DLI program. This program offers instructional time in both English and Spanish according to the district language allocation percentages. Students entering 1st grade and up should have already received instruction in a Dual Language setting to participate in the DLI Program.

To apply to the Dual Language Immersion Program, you must apply (link below) AND follow district procedures for intra/inter district transfers on our website. Placement into the DLI Program is not finalized until enrollment is complete.

Online fillable Spanish Dual Language Immersion Application -English/Spanish

Dual Language Immersion Application – English

Dual Language Immersion Application – Spanish

Mandarin Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Program

The Mandarin DLI program is offered at Madison Elementary in Kindergarten starting Fall, 2023. Enrollment is based on district approval via an application process. Bilingual students, English learners, or English proficient may participate in the DLI program. This program offers instructional time in both English and Mandarin according to the district language allocation percentages. 

To apply for the Mandarin DLI Program at Madison Elementary, you must submit this application (click on the application link below) AND follow district procedures for intra/inter district transfers on our website. Placement into the DLI Program is not finalized until enrollment is complete.

Online Fillable Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Application  – English/Mandarin