Altadena Elementary School Principal Ana Maria Apodaca will welcome students in the French Dual Language Immersion program in 2017-18.A new French-English dual immersion language program for kindergarten-1st-grade students will open in the 2017-18 academic year at the Pasadena Unified School District’s Altadena Elementary School. Applications for enrollment are accepted through Friday, April 7. The program will expand to upper grades each year and feed into the district’s International Baccalaureate programs.
To apply for kindergarten, both Pasadena and out-of-district families can contact the Pasadena Unified Language Assessment and Development department at (626) 396-3600, ext. 88820. Online applications for the French program are also accepted during the district’s Open Enrollment Second Lottery from April 3-7 at openenrollment.info.
Families of children entering 1st grade can apply by completing an Intent to Enroll form at the district’s LADD office, located at 351 S. Hudson Ave., Room 209. Office hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.