Bi- and multilingual 3rd- and 5th-graders can apply for and win the Pathways to the Seal of Biliteracy award through a series of monthly activities that support the development of two or more languages. In the 2019 school year 57 students from five different language groups won the award. We can’t wait to grow that list!
Many of our students come from Arabic speaking countries. To support these students our three full-time Arabic speaking paraprofessionals push into classroom to provide native language support while our students are accessing grade-level content in English.
ELA-PAC is the organization in charge of communication between parents and the school regarding English Language Acquisition programming. All ELA Program schools must have an ELA-PAC, according to a court-ordered consent decree.