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SOARING TO SUCCESS AT RIVERVIEW!

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Riverview Spanish/English Dual Immersion, a Pre-K to 5th grade school that prepares both native Spanish and English speakers to become fluent in reading, writing, listening and speaking both languages in academic and social settings.

Riverview students thrive with:

  • Bilingual teachers who focus on building skills in phonics, language and vocabulary in all content areas.
  • Before-school programs, including academic support, music and LEGO  League.
  • Our safe and respectful learning environment.

Families love us for our welcoming, collaborative, energetic, and caring environment, and we are recognized for our role in uplifting our neighborhood Latino community.

Our Academic Offerings

  • Math, science, social studies and literacy programs.
  • Enrichment classes in music, science, and physical education.
  • Before-school activities in orchestra, LEGO League, social emotional learning and more.

What are the benefits of Dual Language Learning?

Research shows that dual-language programs are the most effective in closing the achievement gap and improve:

  • Critical-thinking skills, giving children the ability to plan and problem solve.
  • English reading skills, compared to monolingual students.
  • Cultural awareness and intercultural communication skills.

Is Spanish/English Dual Immersion right for my student?

YES! We serve PreK-5 grade students who:

  • Are Spanish speakers with little to no English.
  • Speak English and little to no Spanish.
  • Speak a third language and are learning both Spanish and English.

Enrollment Pathway: Riverview > Highland Park Middle > Highland Park Senior

Our Community

Our students learn how to navigate a multilingual world while maintaining their family language and heritage.

Ecuador, Peru, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Mexico, and Chicano cultures are all celebrated and reflected in our school’s arts, food, social curriculum, and outstanding music program.

We help students build social/emotional skills through our school values: Safety, Organized, Attitude, and Respect (SOAR). We embrace a positive and culturally-inclusive environment where every student thrives.

Our Staff

Our staff represent various Spanish-speaking communities and are authentic models of the language. All of our teachers are highly qualified, many with a Bachelor's degree in their native language, and most have received  education-related degrees in the U.S.

Our Community Partners

The following partners join us in helping students succeed all year long:

  • Music classes from MacPhail Center for Music.
  • Artist residencies with the Ordway Theatre.
  • Violin, viola and cello lessons with the Greater
  • Twin Cities Youth Symphonies.
  • Social/emotional and academic support with Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES).

¡ELEVÁNDOSE HACIA EL ÉXITO! EN RIVERVIEW!

El Programa de Inmersión Dual Español/Inglés de Riverview es una escuela de preescolar a 5º grado que prepara tanto a hispanohablantes nativos como a angloparlantes para que puedan leer, escribir, escuchar y hablar con fluidez ambos idiomas en entornos académicos y sociales.

Los alumnos de Riverview prosperan con:

  • Maestros bilingües que se centran en el desarrollo de habilidades en fonética, lenguaje y vocabulario en todas las áreas de contenido.
  • Programas preescolares, que incluyen apoyo académico, música y LEGOⓇ League.
  • Nuestro entorno de aprendizaje seguro y respetuoso.

Las familias nos adoran por nuestro ambiente acogedor, colaborador, enérgico y atento, y se nos reconoce por nuestro papel en la mejora de la comunidad latina de nuestra comunidad.

Nuestra Oferta Académica

  • Programas de matemáticas, ciencias, estudios sociales y alfabetización.
  • Clases de enriquecimiento en música, ciencias y educación física.
  • Actividades preescolares de orquesta, LEGOⓇ League, aprendizaje socioemocional y mucho más.

¿Cuáles Son Las Ventajas Del Aprendizaje En Dos Idiomas?

Las investigaciones demuestran que los programas en dos idiomas son los más eficaces para reducir las diferencias de rendimiento y mejoran:

  • Las habilidades de pensamiento crítico, que dan a los niños la capacidad de planificar y resolver problemas.
  • de lectura en inglés, en comparación con los alumnos monolingües.
  • Conciencia cultural y habilidades de comunicación intercultural.

¿Es La Inmersión Dual Español/Ingles Adecuada Para Mi Estudiante?

Las investigaciones demuestran que los programas en dos idiomas son los más eficaces para reducir las diferencias de rendimiento y mejoran:

  • Las habilidades de pensamiento crítico, que dan a los niños la capacidad de planificar y resolver problemas.
  • de lectura en inglés, en comparación con los alumnos monolingües. 
  • Conciencia cultural y habilidades de comunicación intercultural.

Nuestra Comunidad

Nuestros alumnos aprenden a desenvolverse en un mundo multilingüe manteniendo su lengua y su patrimonio familiar.

Las culturas ecuatoriana, peruana, salvadoreña, puertorriqueña, colombiana, mexicana y chicana se celebran y reflejan en las artes, la comida, el currículo social y el excelente programa musical de nuestra escuela.

Ayudamos a los estudiantes a desarrollar habilidades sociales/emocionales a través de nuestros valores escolares: Seguridad, Organización, Actitud y Respeto (SOAR). Promovemos un entorno positivo y culturalmente integrador en el que todos los alumnos prosperan.

Nuestra Personal

Nuestro personal representa a diversas comunidades hispanohablantes y son auténticos modelos de la lengua . Todos nuestros maestros están altamente cualificados, muchos de ellos con una licenciatura en su lengua materna, y la mayoría han recibido títulos relacionados con la educación en U.S.

Nuestros Socios Comunitarios

Los siguientes socios se unen a nosotros para ayudar a los estudiantes a tener éxito durante todo el año:

  • Clases de música del Centro MacPhail para la Música.
  • Residencias artísticas en el Teatro Ordway. 
  • Clases de violín, viola y violonchelo con la Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Apoyo social/emocional y académico con Atletas. 
  • Comprometidos con la Educación de los Estudiantes (ACES).

Special Features

All educational activities at the Riverview Spanish/English Dual Language Program are designed for PreK-5 students around a standards-based curriculum in reading, writing and math. This provides an integrated approach to education that balances the children's learning experiences with their stage of development.

Teachers focus on helping students understand what they read while building skills in phonics, language and vocabulary. The Project for Academic Excellence is integrated throughout the instructional day. All grade levels are involved in Reader's and Writers Workshop. There is a 60 minute period for teaching math every day.

The Dual Language Immersion program prepares English-dominant and Spanish-dominant speakers to be fluent in the four modalities of Spanish and English literacy by the end of fifth grade: reading, writing, listening and speaking in academic and social settings.

Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion Program: English and Spanish speaking students will be fluent in the four modalities of Spanish and English by the end of fifth grade.

Performing Arts: Multi-grade level performances celebrating multicultural activities using music and dance. Choir and band performances

Community Partnerships: Boys/Girls Club of America; Neighborhood House; Urban Teacher Education Partnership; Ordway Theatre,Gtcys(Harmony),Aces

Distinctive Features: All-day Kindergarten; Bilingual staff; small diverse student population; uniforms. Additional support staff to address the multiple needs of our students and their families

School-wide social skills development: iverview Elementary School is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning environment through the use of a school-wide social skills curriculum: Getting Along TogetherAfter-school opportunities: After-School ALC Program: Academic Support, Choir, Band, Chess Club

Vision:

In partnership with families, students and community, be an academically excellent, caring and culturally-rich urban school.

Mission:
  • To empower students, families and community to become active partners and leaders at Riverview.
  • To produce very high levels of student achievement for all.
  • To empower students, particularly students of color, to fearlessly impact change in their communities and succeed in today's global society.

Frequently Asked Questions -- Preguntas Frecuentes

What can dual language do for our students?
¿Por qué aprender en 2 idiomas?


What is dual language?
¿Qué es inmersión dual?


Who are the students in dual language immersion?
¿Quiénes son los estudiantes en un programa de inmersión?


Who are the parents and guardians in dual language immersion?
¿Quiénes son los padres y guardianes en un programa de inmersión?


How do I enroll my student at Riverview?

Enrollment Pathway

Riverview > Highland Park Middle School > Highland Park Senior High School

Schedule a Tour

Learn more about Riverview. Tours available Tuesday - Thursday. Call the main office (651-293-8665) and ask for Ms. Angelica to schedule a tour.

Pre-K is not currently available for families who live outside of the Saint Paul Public School District.

Actualmente Pre-K no está disponible para las familias que viven fuera del distrito de las Escuelas Públicas de Saint Paul.