Project Description

Twain Dual Language Academy

Grades served for 2020-21: PK-6th (will expand to PK-8th)

Lottery grades: PK3, PK4 & K

Waitlist grades: 1st-6th

Principal: David Garcia

Phone: (210) 738-9745

Address: 2411 San Pedro Ave., 78212

School Website

At Mark Twain Dual Language Academy, we believe that all of our students should develop into responsible high-achieving global citizens. We pride ourselves in offering the most advanced and comprehensive wall-to-wall bilingual education/dual language experience that fosters high caliber bi-literacy, strong cognitive metalinguistic skills, and a deeper bi-cultural appreciation. Our extracurricular activities, which will continue to expand, are of high interest and help round out the development of our students.

  • Dual-language immersion school promoting English and Spanish
  • Form strong cognitive and academic skills through the development of bilingualism and biliteracy

Gifted & Talented • Art, Choir • Bilingual Education/Dual Language • Dyslexia • Character Development • Special Education: PBIS, Inclusion and Resource, Speech

The University of Texas at San Antonio Lab School

Snapology (Robotics), Drama Kids, Art Club, Spacemaker-coming soon, Weekend athletics, Ballet Folclórico

The District is hosting Choice Information Sessions. Parents, come learn about the Choice Application Process and how to apply for the 2020-21 school year. Light refreshments will be served, and Spanish interpretation will be available. No RSVP is necessary. We hope to see you there! Schedule below:

  • Thursday, February 6  |  9-10 AM  |  Pickett Academy (cafeteria)
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session. 
  • Thursday, February 20  |  5-6 PM  |  Rodriguez Montessori Elementary
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Rodriguez Montessori staff will be present at this session to give details about the school.
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Saturday, March 28  |  9-10 AM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Monday, April 27  |  5-6 PM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.