802 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(In 2018-19, BR FLAIM will relocate to 4510 Bawell Street)
Applications Accepted: Kindergarten and 1st Grade
As one of the fasted growing global languages, the implementation of a Mandarin Chinese Instruction will focus on an immersed learning environment taught by a highly-qualified native Chinese speaker in all core classes, except English Language Arts (ELA). Students participate in multicultural activities, festivals, guest speakers and other activities that enhance students' knowledge and development in the Mandarin Chinese immersion track. The goal of the program is to develop students who are bilingual, and can write masterfully in both languages, English and Mandarin Chinese . The K-5 program will begin with kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year and another grade level will be phased in each year until the program is fully implemented.Academic Requirements:
1. Applicants selected in grades K-1 must perform on or above grade level as determined by a screening instrument administered at the school.