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Main Office

510 339 6100

1757 Mountain Blvd

Oakland, CA 94611

Monday to Friday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Main Office

510 339 6100

1757 Mountain Blvd

Oakland, CA 94611

Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Montclair Language League

Montclair Language League (MLL) is devoted to providing foreign language instruction for Montclair Elementary School students. We are pleased to offer Italian, Mandarin, French, and Spanish language instruction (languages are based on student demand).

 

Kindergarten Spanish

• All Montclair Kindergarteners receive Spanish instruction, four days a week, during class hours as part of the curriculum.
• Tax-deductible donations made by kindergarten families make this program possible. Our suggested donation for 2018-19 is $550.00 (tax id#: 94-2472845). You may go directly to the donation website or download the form and bring your donation to the school office.

Click here for 18-19 Kinder Donation Form.

 

Before and After School Program – Multiple Levels

The before and after school language program is open to 1st– 5th graders.
• Students may choose from Italian, Mandarin, French, and Spanish before school and Spanish after school.
• Students attend classes appropriate for their level of proficiency and their age.
• Most classes meet for 30 minutes, four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday).
• Morning classes run from 7:55am-8:25am.
• Afternoon classes run from 2:50pm-3:20pm.
• Afternoon classes will not be held on minimum days.

The 2018 – 2019 MLL Calendar can be viewed here.

 

Tuition and Enrollment
Tuition for our before and after school program is $850 for the entire year ($800 for each additional sibling). Payment is accepted in a one-time payment in advance of the start of the program, or in two separate payments, one in May and one in August. Total payment for the two-installment option is $900. Space is limited so admission is based on a first-come, first-served basis. We are pleased to offer a limited number of financial aid scholarships and welcome scholarship applications.

As of June 2018, our Spanish 1 and 2 morning and afternoon classes, and Spanish 4-5 morning class have waitlists. All other classes are still available.

Register here

 

What to Expect
• 95 – 100% interactive use of the foreign language in the classroom.
• Dynamic, fun, interactive and engaging instruction from fluent speakers.
• Exposure to the culture, games, songs, poems, and literature of places around the world.
• Use of a wide range of manipulatives, visuals, and audio tools.
• A safe and comfortable learning environment that fosters children using their new language skills.
• A gradual and academic sequence that will provide students with a coherent and cohesive method to learn the language from Kindergarten to 5th grade.

 

MLL Teachers
Our teachers are professionals in their fields, selected for their fluency and ability to engage and teach children.

 

MLL Board of Directors
MLL is a parent run, non-profit, tax-exempt public benefit corporation connected to Montclair Elementary School. Below are the parent volunteers who make up the MLL Board:

Administrators: Ashley Dunning
Board Secretary: Kimiko Sera-Tacorda
Communications: Jory Des Jardins
Curriculum Coordinator: Janelle Jones
Personnel Coordinators: Frances Sweeney, Meaghan Chmura
Registrar: Ayumi Taniguchi
Treasurer: Catalina Gonzalez

Board Members at Large: Kristin Brink, Lauren Davidowski, Niranjana Nagarajan.

Please feel free to contact us at  with any questions you may have about the Montclair Language League!