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Spanish Immersion




  • Dual 50/50 Spanish Immersion- Cesar Chavez Dual Spanish Immersion School
  • Maintenance Bilingual- Cool Spring Elementary School (Spanish)
  • Full Spanish Immersion - Overlook Full Spanish Immersion School, Phyllis E. Williams Spanish Immersion School
  • Partial Immersion- Capitol Heights Elementary School (Spanish), Largo High School
  • Spanish Multiple Pathways- Kettering Middle School


Immersion Programs Office
9201 E Hampton Dr
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(240) 455-5899

WEBSITE: Immersion Programs


TRANSPORTATION: Transportation provided for in-boundary students


Students learn Spanish, while learning the same grade level material as other PGCPS students.   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.

Program Features

  • Many students qualify for the Maryland State Seal of Biliteracy
  • Immersion Programs schools prepare students to be college and career ready by learning another language and learning about another culture.
  • Middle School students can choose the pathway that best supports their current language proficiency

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Choose this program if your child...

  • Shows interest in learning another language
  • You would like your child to learn another language


Who can apply

Students can apply for our lottery programs the school year before they will be Kindergarteners.  Students can test in for any available spaces in Grades 1 and above for our lottery programs. 

When to apply

  • Kindergarten lottery applications are accepted during the lottery window. The application closes February 9, 2024.
  • The application for testing into the program for Grades 1 and above opens in October and closes March 15th for the next school year. 

Access Grades 1 and above testing into the Spanish Immersion Program

Apply for the Spanish Immersion Program - Kindergarten Only