The following less commonly taught languages are defined as “critical” by the US Department of Defense.

Cincinnati Public Schools currently offers instruction in four of the identified critical languages.*

  • Arabic*
  • Chinese*
  • Korean
  • Japanese*
  • Russian*
  • Languages in the Indic Families
  • Languages in the Iranian Families
  • Languages in the Turkic Families

Source(s):  Federal Register, March 15, 2010