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Dual Language


     New in 2019-2020, your child has the opportunity to become fluent in English and Spanish through our Dual Language program.  Native English speakers and Spanish speakers learn together and from one another in a teaching approach that boosts students' mental abilities and increases creativity and problem solving.


VILS (Verizon Innovative Learning Schools)


    Right now, millions of students here in the U.S. are lacking the connectivity, technology and skills required for success in today’s digital economy. That’s why Verizon has been working to help foster digital inclusion through a transformative education program called Verizon Innovative Learning. It’s a key part of our goal to help move the world forward for all through our Citizen Verizon plan. We are entering our third year in partnership with Verizon to provide devices and internet access to every student and teacher on our campus.

                                                                                                            -Verizon Innovative Learning

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)


     AVID's mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Regardless of their life circumstances, AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. They graduate and attend college at higher rates, but more importantly, they can think critically, collaborate, and set high expectations to confidently conquer the challenges that await them.

In 47 states across the U.S., K-16 educators are driving student success through engaging, rigorous, and student - centered learning environments.


Whittier Middle School is an AVID National Demonstration School


Additional programs / extracurriculars:  art, theater, band, choir, mariachi, LOTC, yearbook, athletics, pre-Advanced Placement courses, Middle School Partners (a catch up program for over-aged students), and gifted and talented services.

Athletic offerings:  Basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and volleyball.

After-school Care:  On-campus program run by the YMCA After-School Challenge Program 4- 6 PM,                                                       (210) 246-9622

Community Partnerships:  Your child can benefit from a mentor through our partnership with Big Brothers-Big Sisters, whose volunteers help to empower students to achieve success.


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