Full-Year Spanish & Mandarin Chinese Bilingual, & Cultural Language Acquisition Programs (Grades K-6)

2021-2022 In-person school year programs start in October afterschool. Online school year programs start in November! Registration will remain open until classes begin.

To view our online class options (days & times available), click the link below!

Our acclaimed, interactive, curriculum-based, Spanish & Mandarin language acquisition programs are back!
  
🌍 Culture 🧩games 🎼songs 📖story time & more!
(1 hour class per week)
 
2021-2022 full-school year programs afterschool start in October. Classes will be offered on-site at your school and we also have online options! 

*For in-person classes, students will receive their book and materials in class. For online classes, materials will be mailed directly to your home ($9.95 shipping fee per family). 🎒

Spanish Ladder & Spanish Quest Policies:
  • No refunds will be made after the start of class. Materials cannot be returned for credit.
  • Based on district closures throughout the school year due to COVID, all classes will transition to 100% online.
  • For all afterschool programs, snacks will no longer be permitted (in accordance with school policy). Thank you for your understanding. 

Join us online this year!

SPANISH ONLINE -

✈️ Tuesdays - Spanish (All districts, K-6), 4:45pm-5:45pm for 26 weeks:

  • CLASS IS FULL:  November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. (No Class December 21. or January 4).

    ✈️ Thursdays - Spanish (All districts, K-6), 4:45pm-5:45pm for 26 weeks:
  • November 4, 11, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5, 12, 19, 26, and June 2.

✈️ Fridays - Spanish (All districts, K-6), 4:45pm-5:45pm for 26 weeks:

  • November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 28, 25, March 11, 18, 25, April 8, 22, 29, May 13, 20, 27, and June 3, 10.

MANDARIN CHINESE ONLINE -

✈️ Wednesdays - Mandarin Chinese (All districts, K-6), 3:30-4:30pm for 26 weeks:

  • November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, and June 1.

Find your school & district below for in-person classes!



🍂Naperville School District 203 Class Calendar (all classes are grades K-5 unless otherwise listed):

  • Elmwood Spanish - Monday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6,13, 20, January 10, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, March 7, 21, and April 4 
  • Elmwood Mandarin Chinese - Monday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6,13, 20, January 10, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, March 7, 21, and April 4 
  • Highlands Elementary, Spanish Grades K-2 - Wednesday Class Dates (26-weeks):
    REGISTRATION FOR SPANISH ON WEDNESDAYS IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! - October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, and May 5, 11
  • Highlands Elementary - Mandarin K-5 Wednesday Class Dates (20-weeks):
    REGISTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE JOIN US ONLINE! - October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23.
  • Highlands Elementary, Spanish Grades 3-5, Thursday Class Dates (26 Weeks):
    REGISTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE JOIN US ONLINE! - October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5
  • Maplebrook - Spanish Wednesday Class Dates (TBC):
    *Schedule will be updated for class to begin in spring of 2022* 
  • Naper - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (7-weeks):
    November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and December 7, 14.
  • Prairie - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (26-weeks):
    REGISTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! - October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3
  • Prairie - Mandarin Chinese Tuesday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8
  • Ranch View - Spanish Monday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    REGISTRATON IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! - October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, March 7, 21, and April 4.
  • Ranch View - Spanish Friday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    REIGSTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3,10, 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 11, 18, 25, April 8.
  • River Woods - Spanish Thursday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    REGISTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! - October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24.
  • River Woods - Mandarin - we will be offering an 8-week session Spring 2022! To register for this class, please call our office.
  • Scott Elementary School - Friday Spanish Class Dates (14 Weeks):
    October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28, and February 4, 11.
  • Steeple Run - Spanish Class Tuesday Dates (26-weeks):
    REGISTRATION IS FULL, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR CLASS ONLINE! - October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3


🍂New Lenox School District 122 Class Calendar (Grades 1-3): 

  • Haines - 2021 Tuesday Spanish Club Dates (24 Sessions) from 3:40-4:40pm:
    October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22 and April 5, 12, 19.
  • Nelson Prairie - 2021 Wednesday Spanish Club Dates (24 Sessions) from 3:40-4:40pm:
    October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20.


🍂Plainfield School District 202 Class Calendar (all classes are grades K-5):

  • Central Elementary - Spanish Monday Class Dates (Updated to 14 weeks): 
    CLASS REGISTRATION IS FULL - October 25, November 8, 15, 22, December 6, 13, January 10, 24, February 7, 14, 28, March 7, 21, April 4. For 19 weeks the remaining sessions may be held online - April 11, 25, and May 2, 9, 16.
  • Charles Reed Elementary - Spanish Friday Class Dates (20 weeks):
    October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 11, 18, 25 and April 8, 22.
  • Freedom Elementary -  Spanish Thursday Class Dates (20 weeks):
    CLASS REGISTRATION IS FULL - October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, and March 3, 10, 17.
  • Ridge Elementary - Spanish Thursday Class Dates (20 weeks):
    CLASS REGISTRATION IS FULL - October 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, and March 3, 10, 17, 24.
  • Walker's Grove Elementary - Spanish Wednesday Class Dates (20 weeks): 
    October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 9, 16, 23.
 

Online registration is available. Interested in a calling registration form or paying via Venmo instead? Call our office directly at 630-229-0422.


Don't forget about our returner's and sibling's discounts!

 

💬 For any registration questions or to complete registration via phone, our office can be reached at 

(630) 229-0422 or via email at  SpanishLadder@comcast.net.


For online private lessons and tutoring, call our office today!