Enrollment: 620. 2014 school letter grade: A.
Judges said: "Very rigorous curriculum and very high expectations."
Dual-language programs in the Valley
Desert Sage Elementary, Mandarin, Deer Valley Unified School District
We are now accepting enrollment for Kindergarten, and first-grade students for the Mandarin Immersion Program. Would your child benefit from the program? Click for More Information.
Mandarin Project Goals:
Benefits of Early Language Acquisition (Immersion)
Research over the last few decades on early language acquisition has demonstrated that starting a dual language at an early age allows students to become more proficient in that dual language while still maintaining fluency in their primary language. More surprising is the recent research that shows the positive effects of dual language learning on the development of the brain. Some of the findings in the research include:
Why Mandarin Chinese?
This past spring, your child took the new statewide test in math and English language arts called AzMERIT. The test was designed to be a tool for parents, teachers and students to tell us if your child is on track to succeed in his current grade and in the future. AzMERIT Family Reports will be sent home between October 30 and November 6 for DVUSD schools.
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