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Academy Administrator

Ms. Lakisha Clark

 

Academy Counselor

Ms. Ivey Willwerth

email:  iwillwerth@lausd.net

 

Madarin Teacher

Ms. Luo

email: dali.luo@lausd.net

 

Spanish Teachers

Ms. Lopez Zamudio

email: m.lopezzamudio@lausd.net

Ms. Santos 

email: lorena.santos@lausd.net

 

 

Welcome to the Dual Language Academy!

Who is Eligible to Attend Dual Language Academy?

All students interested in one of our dual immersion programs are encouraged to apply through the e-Choices application at http://echoices.lausd.net/.

 

Our Goals:

  • Language proficiency in both English & Spanish or Mandarin

  • Academic achievement across content areas

  • Attainment of Biliteracy Seal on students' high school diplomas

  • Successful preparation for Advanced Placement exams in Spanish or Mandarin

Dual Language programs have been proven to:

  • Increase overall academic achievement 

  • Challenge students to think more creatively & analytically

  • Improve student performance (versus monolingual students) on tasks that call for divergent thinking, pattern recognition, and problem solving​​​​​​