• English learner Programs Page  
    English Language Development for K-12 English Learners (ELs)

    Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) offers content based English language instructional programs and services to meet the varied needs of English learners.  English learners acquire academic English through participation in age appropriate, content-based instruction that is aligned to WIDA English Language Development Standards as well as the Minnesota K-12 Academic Content Standards.  The Office of Multilingual Learning strives to provide English learners with the supports they need to acquire English language proficiency in grade-level academic content.

    Services that Support EL Students in Saint Paul Public Schools
    • Access to grade-level standards and curriculum
    • Support in the language development process, including students in special education
    • Bilingual Educational Assistant (EAs)
    • Full inclusion at elementary
    • Co-Teaching instructional model at all levels
    • Opportunities to earn a bilingual SEALS
    For more information click on links below:
  • Elementary English Learner Programs

  • Secondary English Learner Programs