English Language Learners


    ELL Department Mission

    Provide a premier education for language learners, with long-range goals for:

    • Language proficiency
    • Strong foundations
    • Community engagement
    • Collaborative success

    ELL Department Vision

    Imagine every student

    • proficient in at least two languages, with a strong foundation in academic knowledge, communication skills and cultural understanding
    • proud of their own cultural heritage, with a clear appreciation for the many cultures which compose the richness of our community
    • challenged, supported and inspired to graduate to something great

    Imagine every family

    • welcomed in a language they understand, by staff who embrace the wealth of diversity within our schools
    • empowered with the knowledge and tools to nurture their children’s educational efforts
    • sharing their cultural heritage with the students, families and staff that make up our school district community

    Imagine our community

    • stronger for the gifts that we collectively contribute to the education of our children
    • richer in well-prepared, linguistically diverse and culturally proficient graduates
    • prepared to create a bright future together