El Marino Language School is a California Distinguished School with staff and community committed to the principle that all students can become bilingual and biliterate during the elementary school years; while participating in a balanced educational program which promotes academic, social, physical and psychological growth. The school will foster and support creativity, inquiry, intrinsic rewards, individuality, self-discipline, a sense of personal worth, mutual respect, and an appreciation of different cultures. Students may enroll in our Spanish or Japanese programs.