Ventana al Mundo

Your Child's Window to the World

Our Mission and Vision - Bridging Cultures

The mission of Ventana al Mundo is to provide a nurturing environment of academic excellence which provides for the development of a responsible, cross-cultural world citizen with an enriched understanding of self and others.

The vision of Ventana al Mundo is to improve student achievement in Spanish and in English by improving teaching in a powerful community of learners.

Why Spanish/English Immersion?

  • An expanded world view.
  • Greater intercultural appreciation and sensitivity.
  • The ability to learn additional languages more easily.
  • A competitive edge in future markets and the global marketplace.
  • Research shows that students in dual language programs develop strong academic skills in addition to becoming proficient in both languages.
  • Bilingual students have the opportunity to develop a deeper level of proficiency in both English and Spanish.
  • Acquiring a second language enhances cognitive development and problem-solving skills.
  • Bilingual students gain a competitive edge in the workforce and an appreciation of other cultures.

  • "Learning another language actually enhances a child's overall verbal development," Roberta Michnick Golinkoff Ph.D.
  • Children who study foreign language show higher cognitive performance in overall basic skills.
  • According to the College Entrance Examination Board, they score higher on SATs.

Benefits of Our Program

  • Smaller class sizes (1 to 20 Student/Teacher ratio with a dedicated Teacher Assistant)
  • Native language speaking teachers and students
  • Promoting cultural sensitivity
  • Targeted interventions for economically challenged students

About Our School

Guaranteed to be an Awesome Experience for your child!

Re-purposing Tradition

Located in the Old Mill Tobacco building.