For generations, Alfred I. duPont Middle School has provided young people with a
supportive learning environment to help them navigate the complex years of
Beyond being a nurturing place to learn, our school offers a dual-language curriculum
that prepares students for a global economy. Studies show that learning in
two languages challenges students academically and improves their long-term career
Named for the celebrated American philanthropist Alfred I. duPont, our school boasts faculty members from the U.S., Latin America, Turkey, India, Africa and the Philippines. We also have students from 15 different countries, including Sudan, South America, Ethiopia, Kenya, Syria, Poland and Southeast Asia.
When young people learn in a diverse environment, it stimulates the mind and compels them to think in new ways. We champion dual-language learning and cultural inclusivity so that our students graduate better prepared for life in a global world.
duPont has both a Dual Language Program and an International Business & Global Scholars Program. The Dual Language Program at duPont
- Allows students to learn their academic subjects in both English and Spanish.
- Students are cohorted for all core classes and the majority of electives in either a Standard or Advanced track,
- Have the same five core teachers for all 6th-8th grades,
- Are prepared to receive World Language High School Credits in Middle School and may be eligible to take High School Math and Science courses
At Alfred I. duPont Middle School International Business & World Language Academy, we promote the study of world language as a means of equipping students to become linguistically and culturally competitive in a growing global economy. Through our World Language Academy students can earn high school credits in:
- World language studies in French, Spanish or Chinese
- International business & global scholars program
- Diverse student body from 15 different countries
- Diverse faculty, with teachers from Turkey, India, Africa and the Philippines
- Pre-college classes, including accelerated options in math and science
- Rich art and music programs
- Sports options for student athletes, including football, volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, soccer, track, baseball, softball and swimming
- National Junior Honors Society