• Families of Incoming 19-20 Kindergarten Students:

    The Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program at Kelly Mill ES has a limited number of openings for the upcoming school year available for kindergarten students enrolled in other Forsyth County schools. The deadline to apply is July 8; notification of acceptance will be made by July 12. Accepted students will have to complete an out of district application by July 19. Please note, that bus transportation is not provided to out of district students.

    DLI Application

    Please email the form to mclaus-nix@forsyth.k12.ga.us or hand deliver/mail to ATTN: Michaela Claus-Nix, Forsyth County Schools, 1120 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA 30040. Note: The form must be electronically time-stamped or physically received by 4:59 pm, July 8.

     

  • DLI

  • Starting in 2018-19 at:

    • Brandywine Elementary
    • Cumming Elementary
    • Kelly Mill Elementary

     

    Starting in 2020-21 at:

    • Mashburn Elementary

     

    Dual Language Immersion (DLI) is not a traditional world language class. DLI is an instructional model where, starting in Kindergarten, students are taught 50% of the day in a target language and 50% in English. The goal is for students to graduate high school bilingual and biliterate in English and a second language. A team of two teachers collaborate on teaching all content areas. Math, Science and target language Literacy are taught by an immersion teacher, while English Language Arts, Social Studies and English Literacy are taught by an English-speaking teacher.

     

    If you would like for your child to be considered for Dual Language Immersion at one of our participating schools for the 2019-2020 school year, please submit the application form to the school by May 15, 2019.

    Parent Commitment Form 2019

     


     

    Resources:

     

    Contact for more information:

    Michaela Claus-Nix

    mclaus-nix@forsyth.k12.ga.us

    770-887-2461 ext. 202249

     

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