Rafael Hernández Two-Way Bilingual School

Welcome to the website for the Rafael Hernández Two-Way Bilingual School! Please spend some time reviewing the site and discover how exciting bilingual learning can be.

The Rafael Hernandez Two-Way Bilingual School is committed to working with parents and the community within a diverse, nurturing environment in which students use Spanish and English as constructive tools for learning.

We believe students, teachers, and parents should work cooperatively to set and achieve goals that maximize each student’s potential, and that develop courageous learners, effective communicators, and responsible citizens.


Our Art Teacher Has a Blog!

Our art teacher, Raquel Cardoso, started a blog to highlight the work of Hernández students and give young artists the opportunity to share their work with the world! There will also be articles, talks and other interesting art related news, as well as teacher work. Enjoy the samples below and check out Raquel’s art blog!

Science Night Pride

On March 1, Hernandez students shared their science work with our larger community. It was amazing to see the range and depth of projects — from penguins to electricity to mythical creatures and habitats to jellyfish:  

Rafael Hernandez Schoolyard Project

Beginning in 2016, the Rafael Hernández 7th grade class began an in-depth project to advocate for a new schoolyard at our school to replace our mostly broken, 17-year-old park. The students conducted research with our student body, visited playgrounds for examples of parks, surveyed families, and met with architects and planners. Check out the video they made …