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Welcome to Wharton

Jennifer Day, Principal 
Phone: 713-535-3771

Thank you for your interest in Wharton Dual Language Academy and welcome to our website. Whether you are a member of our school community or exploring Wharton for the first time, we hope that you find our website informative, enjoyable, and easy to use. We also hope our website conveys the essence of the wonderful learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and talented students. Together they make Wharton the unique and special place we believe it to be.

We encourage you to e-mail or call us if you would like to know more about Wharton Dual Language Academy. Visiting our beautiful campus and meeting our teachers and students is the best way to learn more about us, and tours are available throughout the school year. We welcome the opportunity to meet you in person and help you get to know Wharton better.

      IB Program

 
Wharton Dual Language Academy is an IB World School for the Primary Years Program (PYP). We received our authorization from the International Baccalaureate Organization in June, 2014. The Primary Years Program (PYP) is a curriculum framework for young learners aged 3–12 designed by the International Baccalaureate (IB). Founded on a philosophy that recognizes a child’s natural curiosity, creativity and ability to reflect, the PYP generates a stimulating, challenging learning environment to nurture those assets and foster a lifelong love of learning in every child. The PYP, like all IB programs, is transdisciplinary, meaning students learn across subject areas while investigating big ideas.
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The Wharton Elementary Dual Language philosophy promotes both Spanish and English as languages of equal value. We feel that by placing importance on both languages we are not only preparing our students for the multi-lingual, multicultural world we are living in, but they are also learning the importance and value in respecting other cultures in our increasingly global society.

To learn more about the benefits of our Dual Language Program, click here. To see the program in action and see first hand the amazing results, come visit us!
 

Our Temporary Address

Please note our temporary address (until further notice:) 1101 Taft St., Houston, Texas, 77019 (Corner of Dallas St. & Taft)
Por favor tome nota de nuestra nueva ubicacion temporal (hasta proximo aviso) en 1101 Taft St., Houston, Texas, 77019 (Esquina de Dallas St. & Taft) 
 
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Monday - Friday: 
7:45 - School Starts
7:55 - Tardy Bell
3:05 - School Dismissal  
 

Students at Wharton DLA will attend all day on Wednesdays for the 2016-2017 school year. We will follow the HISD District calendar, and there are early dismissal days built into the schedule. This change is based on House Bill 2610, which states students must be in school a certain amount of minutes per school year. HISD Board policy states that we must be in attendance 76,000 minutes (or 440 minutes per day) in order to account for inclement weather days. 

 
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