Welcome to the World Language Department

  • As global citizens we recognize the need to be able to communicate in other languages.  Rye students begin to study Spanish in elementary school in the F.L.E.S. program.  The middle school offers Spanish, French, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, and American Sign Language, to students in seventh and eighth grades.  Members of the language department use a variety of teaching techniques to help students learn the language of their choice.  Students in the middle school may forego an elective and take two world languages.  The grades earned in seventh and eighth grade world language goes on the student’s high school transcript and is included in the high school grade point average.

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