Dual Immersion Program

Dual Immersion Program


What is D.I.A.?  D.I.A. or Dual Immersion Academy. Dual immersion programs include native English-speaking students and native speakers of a foreign language. The goals of dual immersion programs are to develop bilingualism/biliteracy, academic achievement, and cross-cultural competencies for all students.  Lemon Grove's Dual Immersion Program is located at Mount Vernon Elementary School and is currently servicing students in Pre School - 7th grade 

Mission Statement:  The Mount Vernon School community is dedicated to developing inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Our students become bilingual, multi-skilled, active, and compassionate lifelong learners who are prepared for success in all of their endeavors. 

Basic Facts of Mount Vernon’s D.I.A. : 
  • 50/50 model (50% instruction in English and 50% instruction in Spanish)
  • Grades offered kindergarten through 7th grade.  Eighth grade being added in Spring of 2015! 


Contact Information:

Russell Little
8350 Mount Vernon Street
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
Phone: (619) 825-5613
Fax: (619) 825-5788