On Aug. 4, Dolores Huerta International Academy in Fontana, which offers an International Baccalaureate and Spanish-English Dual Language Immersion programs, will open its doors to welcome 441 students during its second year of operation.
Fontana Unified School District officials hope to continue achieving success during the 2017-2018 school year at the academy, which will educate 110 new students as it expands to include fourth graders for the first time.
According to Pamela Brown, chief of schools-elementary at FUSD, in order to accommodate its growing enrollment, the DHIA hired five new bilingual and biliterate teachers. In addition, the DHIA will welcome its first instructional support teacher this fall.
“In 2017-18, students in grades K-4 will be served at DHIA. Students in grades 3 and 4 will move to upstairs classrooms. To further enrich and accelerate the learning process, DHIA will offer general and instrumental music…
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