We are committed to providing high quality world language instruction to all Hopkins students starting in kindergarten. All Hopkins elementary schools have Spanish language instruction integrated into their regular curriculum.
Students have Spanish instruction for 60 minutes per week in kindergarten and 90 minutes per week in grades 1-5. Grade 6 will be added in the 2018-19 school year.
The goal of the program is to develop Spanish language proficiency and cultural knowledge and understanding.
Curriculum is content-related and aligned to Hopkins content standards for language arts, social studies, and science.
Instruction is primarily in Spanish.
Students completing the K-6 Spanish program will be ready for Intermediate Spanish I in junior high, or they may choose to apply their language skills to the learning of a new language starting in grade 7.