An International Preschool Specialized In Academics,
Languages, and Lots of Fun

19 Years of Making Houston Bilingual

An International Preschool Specialized In Academics,
Languages and Lots of Fun

19 Years of Making Houston Bilingual

Preschool & Daycare Serving Houston, TX

"crossing borders has proven to be an advantageous program to be a part of"

I have been giving an oral Spanish assessment for the past twenty-three years at Mark Twain Elementary School in an effort to determine if the student is a fluent Spanish speaker. For many years we have had applications from students that were attending Crossing Borders seeking entrance into the dual language program. Over the past three years, I have noticed a significant difference in the amount of Spanish that is being retained by children coming from Crossing Borders. Both orally, receptive, and expressive oral language have drastically improved. Further-more, the children are coming in to the dual language program with the ability to read in Spanish, a basic skill that is typically mastered by the end of kindergarten. From the perspective of a dual language coordinator and a kindergarten teacher at Mark Twain, Crossing Borders has proven to be an advantageous program to be a part of.

Graciela Martinez: Dual Language Coordinator & Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher, Mark Twain Elementary

Our location

Our programs

18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS
(English and Spanish)

(Spanish, English, Mandarin, and French.)

Dual Language
50% Spanish 50% English

18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS
(English and Spanish)

(Spanish, English, Mandarin, and French. And soon Arabic!)

Dual Language
50% Spanish 50% English

3 years old and up

our core values

Excellence:

We are committed to exceeding expectations. All of our teachers are CPR- and First Aid-Certified and have a minimum of 48 hours in Child Development. Many hold a Child Development Associate Credential TM or hold an under-graduate or graduate degree. ​

Diversity:

We believe our diversity is our strength. Our teachers and students come from different cultural backgrounds. We embrace our differences with kindness and acceptance at our language immersion school.​

Dedication:

We believe language is critical in our global society. Because our Houston language school has a long-standing excellent reputation within the early childhood education industry, and we want to keep it this way, we are able to attract an equally high-quality professional staff that is dedicated to making a difference in each child’s world.​

Education:

We are committed to providing the best education. Our teachers foster an immersion environment that encourages students to be able to interact in the target language while teaching them core subjects like math, science, arts, as well as teaching them some of the cultural aspects of their own language. ​

OUR SERVICE STANDARDS

Safety First

Safety of our children, parents, and staff is our #1 priority, above all else at our language immersion school.

Improvement

We are committed to continuously improving our materials and curriculum to provide the best language education available.

Integrity

We are honest and ethical in our actions. We hold ourselves accountable.

Cultural Awareness

We acknowledge and embrace our differences with kindness and acceptance.

The Advantage of Speaking
Many Languages

In today’s world, the ability to speak a second, third, or even fourth language, is a tremendous advantage. Speaking many languages opens the doors to opportunities later in life, and is proven to help children focus, plan, and problem-solve better.

A Daily Curriculum with Plenty of Time to Play

Not a daycare where all the children do is play. We are a language school with a daily educational curriculum that will enhance your child’s vocabulary and knowledge, along with playtime, which your child will love!

Our Mantra is to Educate, Not Supervise

Every teacher has a genuine interest in your child’s education and personal development. Our mantra is to educate, not supervise. To this end, our teaching team provides dynamic learning experiences for your child each and every day.

Starting in a Multicultural Environment

Children gain an experiential understanding of other people, their traditions, and their countries. This understanding facilitates language learning, and for many kids, it gives them the desire and confidence to explore other countries and study or work abroad.

"If success is simply measured by the ease with which a child will happily do something, Crossing Borders was a hit from the start. Naturally a few tears during the first few weeks, but no reluctance and throughout, an enthusiasm to attend and participate. The children were well cared for in a safe environment and made friends they will continue to see, even after their departure to Kindergarten."

- Price Family

A Highly Rated Program

Our commitment to providing the very best early education programs and childcare has not gone unnoticed! We are proud to have rave reviews by our parents on Facebook, Google, and Yelp!

Providing a Fun Education with Language as a Conduit to Get There

Our full language immersion programs in Spanish, English, Mandarin, and French blend beautifully with our full academic curriculum. The way our curriculum is designed allows your child not only to learn a second or third language but to be fully prepared, if not over-prepared, academically for their future. Every child develops differently. While we do challenge all our little ones, we do not force them. Your child will love their experience at our language immersion school in Houston!

more Parent reviews

" The teachers do a fantastic job!"
Our daughter attended the mixed-age class for most of our time at Crossing Borders. It has allowed her to mature and get along with older and younger kiddos. The teachers do a fantastic job of mixing up the activities to keep it challenging enough for the more experienced kids but allowing the new kids to learn at their own pace.
Juliana Ronderos
"Speaks Fluent Spanish!"

We have been enrolled at Crossing Borders for 2 years now. My son who is 4, speaks fluent Spanish. He looks forward to going to preschool every day and every teacher has had a genuine interest in his education and personal development. I would highly recommend Crossing Borders! 

Mary Carrillo
"Give your child that advantage"
In today’s world, the ability to speak a second, third, or even fourth language, is a tremendous advantage. Give your child that advantage—opening the doors to a lifetime of opportunities—by enrolling him or her in one or more of Crossing Border’s language classes and programs.
Ekaterina & Kirill

Our programs

18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS
(English and Spanish)

(Spanish, English, Mandarin, and French.)

Dual Language
50% Spanish 50% English

18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS
(English and Spanish)

(Spanish, English, Mandarin, and French. And soon Arabic!)

Dual Language
50% Spanish 50% English

3 years old and up

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