At Dixie Sun Elementary all children gain fluency in Spanish and in English. Children are immersed 50% of the time in Spanish and 50% of the time in English. In 2005 teaching in two languages began in kindergarten and first grade. Each year a new grade level has been added. Dixie Sun is full Dual Immersion K-3. 4th and 5th grade have a strand of all English classes. Language learning is combined with vocal and instrumental music instruction to make an early cognitive impact on young children that promotes excellence in all academic areas.