World Languages

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 All students will complete two sequential years of a World Language in order to graduate and provide students with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century work place. Middle school World Language credits are no longer accepted

Department Goals:

  • Prepare students in all levels to develop the 4 skills areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the target language.
  • Prepare students for success in Advanced Placement classes
  • Infuse SAT skills in foreign language classes
  • Prepare students for life in the diverse global community
  • Prepare students to be globally competitive in the 21st century.

Course Offerings:

  • French I, II, III Honors, IV Honors, V Honors
  • Spanish I, II, III Honors, IV Honors, AP V/VI
  • Chinese I, II, III Honors, IV Honors

Why study a World Language?

Give yourself a competitive edge!

  • Research shows that Math and Verbal SAT scores climb higher with each additional year of language study.
  • Studying another language can improve your analytical, processing, interpretative, memory, and study skills.

Fulfill College / University Requirements

  • Most 4 year colleges require 2 or 3 credits of the same language.
  • Continuing through all 4 years gives you the background to take placement tests which can waive part of your college requirements. You can earn up 22 FREE colligate credits in some cases! J

    Job advantage in our global economy.

  • Many businesses work closely with companies in other countries. 
  • There is a need for workers who can communicate in different languages and understand other cultures.



Grace Caucci Doddo *Department Chair


Joel LaTorre


Luzwalty Diaz


Erwin Sanchez Sanchez  Spanish

Yanhong Li


Richard Bailey