Spanish Immersion Program


Zilker Elementary will be accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Spanish Immersion program for incoming kindergarten students.  The Spanish Immersion Program at Zilker is a language acquisition program in which the students spend half of their day immersed in the Spanish language.  Students are taught math and science Spanish, and English language arts and social studies are taught in English.  Our program follows the 50/50 Immersion Model. 

The entry point into the program is Kindergarten. If you have an incoming kindergarten student and currently live in the Zilker Elementary residential area, you may apply during the spring of 2021.  To be eligible for the Spanish Immersion program, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. You must reside in the Zilker Elementary attendance zone prior to the application process beginning.  

  2. You must attend one parent information session prior to applying.


There will be two virtual parent information sessions offered for parents who meet the attendance zone requirements and are interested in applying for the Spanish Immersion program. 

  • February 3, 2021 – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

  • March 3, 2021 – 9:00-10:00 a.m. 

Sign up here for one of the two parent information sessions. Zoom meeting details will be sent to registered families at a later date. 

Applications will be available at either information session. All applications are due on Friday, March 12th by 2:00.  Late applications will not be accepted.