Welcome to the Elementary World Language Program (EWLP)!

Williamson County Schools is proud to offer K-5 Spanish and Chinese classes at many of our elementary schools. Click on the links below to find out more about the program.

We’d like to thank the families of the hundreds of students taking Spanish and Chinese classes this semester. This was the smoothest registration yet. Fall 2016 registration is now over. Spring 2017 registration begins November 14, 2016 until January 13, 2017. Please check our FAQs for helpful answers to your questions throughout the semester. Thank you for participating in our EWLP!
Gracias Xie-Xie

Learn more about the program using the following links:

Register here using the 2-step process:



Our Elementary World Language Program is based on a FLEX model. FLEX programs aim to give students a foundation for world language study while introducing basic phrases and encouraging communication. Our WCS FLEX program will nurture speaking and listening skills while also helping students develop an appreciation of other cultures and customs. Not only will students learn in each of the language programs, they will have fun learning!

The purpose of the Elementary World Language Program is reflected in Student Programming Goal 2 of the WCS School Board’s Strategic Plan: “to develop and implement a world language curriculum at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in order to increase fluency in a foreign language.”

The goals of the WCS Elementary World Language Program are aligned with the National Standards for Foreign Language Education and the Tennessee Elementary Modern Language Standards K-5.

  1. Communicate in languages other than English
  2. Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures
  3. Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information
  4. Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture
  5. Participate in Multicultural Communities at Home and around the World

The Spanish curriculum is Descubre el Español by Santillana which introduces students to the language through cultural adventures. The Chinese curriculum, My First Chinese Words by Better Chinese, introduces students to Mandarin Chinese.