EL (English Learners)

Dr. Johnny Cleveland - EL Coordinator

Additional Pages:
EL Plan
EL Program Personnel

English Language Learners (EL) Program serves students who are learning English as a second language. Our EL Program staff provides instruction, resources and support to help students who qualify for the program improve their basic English Language Acquisition skills and work with them on an individual basis to identify areas in which they may need additional instruction, tutoring, remediation and support to help them make adequate progress towards meeting the state's challenging EL performance standards. EL students participate in the regular classroom instrucitonal program to learn and improve their core academic skills in our Sheltered Instruction Program. EL students parents are encouraged to participate in all appropriate school and system level activitites and programs. EL students are eligible to participate in all school activities and programs provided for their grade levels. EL students are encouraged to participate in appropriate extended learning activities including the TRACKS After School and Summer Instructional and Enrichment Programs, dual enrollment and all extra-curricular activities. School staff members participate in ongoing continuous professional development training to help them learn to work effectively with EL students in the regular classroom setting. The EL program personnel also work closely with students and parents to serve as liaisons between them and agencies to meet their basic needs.