• “Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things” – Flora Lewis

         Our team advocates for our English Language Learners by providing services through English Language Development classes, Literary Skills classes, one-on-one tutoring, English Language Proficiency Assessments, and being present to listen to needs and concerns.  We also support our teaching staff through trainings, communication, in-class assistance, and coaching specific to best instructional language practices to ensure that teachers too can better serve the needs of their students.  We are a team who cares deeply for the well-being of our students. We ensure that students have an educational experience that builds confidence, offers equitable opportunities, and fosters hope.

    Goals for Department:

      • Identify students that are Limited English Proficient (LEP) and determine their English proficiency level. Annually assess student progress in English language development
      • Teach English with a focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
      • Assist ELLs in the acculturation process
      • Provide opportunities for parent involvement and increase participation in school events


    Mission Statement: To foster the talents and interests of a community of life-long learners through a meaningful education that challenges students to reach their unlimited potential.