• Japanese Immersion Program at Grant High School

    Grant High School has been home to the Japanese Immersion program since the pioneer class entered Grant in 1998. This program is for students who have successfully completed the Japanese Magnet Program K-8 or who have demonstrated Intermediate-Mid level proficiency. 

    Students not in the Japanese Immersion Program can take Japanese 1-2 (first-year Japanese) and advance to Japanese 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8 respectively.  Japanese 1-2 and 3-4 are offered every other year.   Japanese 1-2 offered 2021-22 & Japanese 3-4 offered 2022-23.


    For the immersion students, we offer the following course options on a rotating basis:

    Year 1 SOGO classes

    9th and 10th grade:            Global Perspectives     or      Advanced Global Perspectives

    11th and 12th grade:          Japanese Literature and Media   or   Advanced Japanese Literature and Media

    Year 2 SOGO classes:

    9th and 10th grade:            History and Culture    or   Advanced History and Culture

    11th and 12th grade:          Japanese Society   or    Advanced Japanese Society


    Our program provides an opportunity for students to study the Japanese Language and culture at their proficiency level for the entire four years at Grant. Students who demonstrate advanced level proficiency in Japanese by scoring a 4 or 5 on the AP Japanese Examination will be awarded the Seal of Biliteracy by the Oregon Department of Education.