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

2022-2023 In-person school year programs start in October afterschool. Online school year programs start in November! Registration will remain open until classes begin.

Our acclaimed, interactive, curriculum-based, Spanish & Mandarin language acquisition programs are back!
  
🌍 Culture 🧩games 🎼songs 📖story time & more!
(1 hour class per week)
 
2022-2023 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 or other issues, all classes will transition to 100% online.
  • For all afterschool programs, snacks will no longer be permitted unless approved by the school office. Thank you for your understanding. 
  • SQ/SL reserves the right to combine classes into one room, onto one day dependent, or to shorten the number of sessions based on enrollment. We must have sufficient enrollment in order to offer the program at any given school. iGracias!

Join us online or in-person this year! 


Calendars are posted on this page.

SPANISH ONLINE - 2021-2022 below *2022-2023 Dates Coming soon!*

✈️ 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., January 4, March 29).

    ✈️ Thursdays - Spanish (All districts, K-6), 4:30pm-5:30pm for 26 weeks:
  • November 4, 11, 18, 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. (No Class November 24, December 30, March 31.)


MANDARIN CHINESE ONLINE -

✈️ Wednesdays - Mandarin Chinese (All districts, K-6), 3:30-4:30pm for 16 weeks:

  • November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, and new final class date of March 23 added. (Class cancelled on December 15.)

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



🍂Naperville School District 203 - 2022-2023 Class Calendar (all classes are grades K-5 unless otherwise listed):

  • Elmwood Spanish - Monday Class Dates (26 Weeks):
  • October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 9, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8.

  • Elmwood Mandarin Chinese - Monday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
    October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 9, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, and March 6, 13, 20,
  • Highlands Spanish - Grades K-2 - Wednesday Class Dates (26-weeks):
  • October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3.

  • Highlands Mandarin - K-5 Wednesday Class Dates (20-weeks):
    October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and March 1, 8, 15.
  • Highlands Spanish - Grades 3-5, Thursday Class Dates (26 Weeks):
    October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11.
  • Kingsley - Spanish Wednesday Class Dates (26 weeks): October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3.
  • Maplebrook - Spanish Wednesday Class Dates (24 weeks): 

    October 19, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3.

  • Naper - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (8-weeks):  August. 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, and October 4, 11, 18.
  • Prairie - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (26-weeks):
  • October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2.

  • Prairie - Mandarin Chinese Tuesday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
  • October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, and March 7, 14.

  • Ranch View - Spanish *MONDAY* Class Dates (26 Weeks):
  • October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 19, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8.

  • Ranch View - Spanish *FRIDAY* Class Dates (23 Weeks):
  • October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 17, 24, and April 14, 21, 28, and May 12.

  • River Woods - *FALL* Spanish Thursday Class Dates (20 Weeks):
  • October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23.

  • River Woods - *SPRING* Mandarin Chinese Class Dates - coming soon! Call our office to join the wait list. Registration opens in January.
  • Scott School - Thursday Spanish Class Dates (24 Weeks): 
    October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27.
  • Steeple Run - Spanish *TUESDAY* Class Dates (22-weeks): 

    October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 21,

    February 7, 14, 21, March 7, 14, 21, April 11, 18. (No class Feb. 28 or Apr. 4, E-learning days.)


🍂New Lenox School District 122 - 2022-2023 Class Calendar (Grades 1-6): 

  • Oster Oakview & Caroline Bentley - Tuesday Spanish Club Dates (23-sessions) from 2:00-3:00pm:
    October 18, 25, November 1, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 
    and April 11, 18, 25
  • Arnold Tyler & Haines - Tuesday Spanish Club Dates (23-sessions) from 3:40-4:40pm: 
    October 18, 25, November 1, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 11, 18, 25 
  • Nelson Ridge - Wednesday Spanish Club Dates (23-sessions) from 2:00-3:00pm: 
    October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 12, 19.
  • Nelson Prairie - Wednesday Spanish Club Dates (23-Sessions) from 3:40-4:40pm:
    October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 12, 19.
  • Spencer Crossing - Thursday Spanish Club Dates (23-sessions) from 2:00-3:00pm: 

    October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4.

  • Spencer Pointe - Thursday Spanish Club Dates (23-sessions) from 3:40-4:40pm: 
    October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4.


🍂Plainfield School District 202 - 2022-2023 Class Calendar (all classes are grades K-5):

  • Central - Spanish Monday Class Dates (20 sessions): 
  • Charles Reed - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (22 sessions):
    October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 7, 14, 21, January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Crystal Lawns - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (20 sessions):
  • October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 6,13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7, 14.
  • Eagle Pointe - Spanish Monday Class Dates (20 sessions):
    October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 9, 23, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 20, 27, and April 10, 17, 24.
  • Freedom -  Spanish Thursday Class Dates (22 sessions):

    October 13, 20, 27, November 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20.

  • Meadow View - Spanish Friday Class Dates (20 sessions):
    October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19, January 9, 23, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 20, 27, and April 10, 17, 24.
  • Lakewood Falls - Tentative depending on school approval of dates
  • Lincoln - Spanish Tuesday Class Dates (21 sessions):
    October 11, 18, 29, November 1, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28.
  • Ridge - Spanish Friday Class Dates (21 sessions): 
    October 14, 21, 28, November 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, and March 10, 17, 24, 31.
  • Walker's Grove - Spanish Wednesday Class Dates (22 sessions): 

    October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 11 *online*, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.

 

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Don't forget about our returner's and sibling's discounts! Call our office at 630-229-0422 to request.

 

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

(630) 229-0422 or via email at Contact@spanishladder.org


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