Juntos Spanish Immersion

Spanish immersion uniquely designed for native Spanish speakers and students who have completed an elementary immersion program

Juntos Spanish Immersion

Over 100 students at North Junior High participate in our Juntos Spanish Immersion program. This program is for heritage Spanish speaking students as well as students who come from Spanish immersion backgrounds. The advanced Spanish track, Juntos, has expanded to a full secondary Spanish immersion program. Starting in seventh-grade, students will have the option to take a humanities, science, and physical education courses in Spanish. When students enter the high school, they can continue to take an array of advanced Spanish classes, all of which can earn them college credit. 

Students must pass a placement test to enter Juntos. For more information on the placement test call 952-988-4853.

Advantages of Juntos Spanish Immersion

  • Juntos Spanish Immersion is uniquely designed for native Spanish speakers and students who have completed an elementary immersion program.
  • Juntos Spanish Immersion offers classes in Spanish in a variety of settings, providing students with a wide range of vocabulary that may be valuable in their future careers.
  • Hopkins High School has an established advanced Spanish track, allowing students to continue studying Spanish throughout their entire secondary experience.
  • Students can potentially graduate with up to 16 college credits (learn how at the graph below).


Why Spanish? 

  • Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States.
  • The ability to master two languages is a skill that benefits all kids. Bilingual adults have an advantage in the job market, and may have more earning power than their peers who speak only one language.
  • ISLA (International Spanish Language Academy), an elementary Spanish immersion charter school, has endorsed North Junior High, due to its high-quality Spanish programming and sequence, as their recommended school for students to continue their Spanish education.

 See Juntos in action


Learn more about Juntos

If you would like to schedule a tour or enroll in Juntos, please contact: 

Javier Saldana
 email: javier.saldana@hopkinsschools.org

Andrea Dale 
Email: andrea.dale@hopkinsschools.org
phone: 952-988-4815