Public middle school, G.W. Carver offers two programs, one is the International Education Program which is designed for students seeking to learn a new language and offers language specializations in French, German and Spanish. The language component of the IE program consists of two courses annually; one course emphasizes grammar and vocabulary, the other focuses on communication. This program prepares students for any academically rigorous high school program. The entry level is 6th grade only. The application requirements include:
Carver also has the International Studies Program, which is designed for students who have proficiency in French, German, Italian and Spanish. The French program is part of the FIPA certification, “LabelFrancÉducation”. The application requirements for the IS program include:
The International Studies program is different from the International Education program in that the students in IS take core classes in their target language. These core classes include Humanities and Math classes taught in French and Spanish. The German and Italian classes only have their Humanities class taught in the target language.
Applications for both IE and IS must be submitted by January 15th of the student’s entry year. The final selection of students is based on a random selection.