Proud to Be an ISA
    • Beveridge Middle is part of the International Spanish Academies (ISA).  The ISA are educational institutions in the United States and Canada, of recognized academic prestige, which follow an integrated curriculum of Spanish language and content.  In order to be a part of this network, Beveridge Middle has an agreement of collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain.


      Belief Statement

      Administrators, teachers, and staff within the Dual Language Program of the Omaha Public Schools are dedicated to ensuring that each child acquires the skills and knowledge to succeed in a global society by working towards the following goals:

      • Bilingualism
      • Biliteracy
      • Cross-Cultural Abilities
      • High Academic Achievement



      • More favorable attitudes toward being bilingual and toward students who are different from themselves
      • High levels of satisfaction and enjoyment in dual language classes
      • Stronger cultural identity and high self-esteem
      • Engagement with instruction is higher
      • Overall interest in school is higher
      • Overall attendance is better
      • Fewer behavioral referrals
      • Lower cost of education
      • Learning in two languages develops inactivated brain areas and increases creativity and problem-solving skills