Students learn another language (Chinese, French, or Spanish) while learning the same grade level material as other PGCPS students. Students learn Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts in a second language (depending on the Immersion model of the school). Immersion Programs schools prepare students to bilingual, biliterate, and bi-cultural. Many of our graduates have earned the Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy on their diploma.
Students can apply for our lottery programs the January before they will be Kindergarteners. Students can test in for any available spaces in Grades 1 and above for our lottery programs. Capitol Heights Elementary School, Paint Branch Elementary School, and Cool Spring Elementary school are neighborhood programs and students must live in those boundary areas to attend those programs.