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Welcome to ESL at CPS!
It is our objective to provide the very best educational support to all English Learners.
Program Goals:

  • To identify English Language Learners (ELL) upon enrollment
  • To assess the language proficiency of ELL students within 14 days of enrollment
  • To identify ELL students for appropriate English as a Second Language (ESL) placement
  • To assist ELL students in the acquisition of English skills by providing ESL classes
  • To assist classroom teachers with modification strategies for the ELL students to successfully integrate these students in the mainstream classes
  • To provide the classroom teacher with proven strategies and methodologies for teaching ELL students
  • To promote parental involvement among the language minority population