Pilar Carreno Randy Haynes Laura Salinas Ana Trucco Tatiana Warsing
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
classes are available to any Limited English Proficient (LEP) student in grades
K-5 for whom English is not the primary language and whose English is not
adequate to function successfully in the regular content areas.
are identified by the Home Language Registration Form or the Referral for ESOL Screening form and screened to determine their
English proficiency level (Virginia State Levels 1-5) and academic needs. When
parents register their children they will be directed to the office of central
registration for ESOL testing.
Those identified as eligible and whose parents grant permission for the
services are provided instructional support by an ESOL
ESOL students receive an average
of one to three hours of English content-based instructional support per day
following the current research-based instructional program models.
Services include small groups for guided reading instruction and Math,
inclusion/co-teaching for Science and Social Studies. The instructional
resource support is provided until a student can meet passing requirements
independently in general education classes.
Bilingual support services (translating and interpreting for school purposes
such as parent/ teacher conferences and meetings are made available on an
as-needed basis by all grade levels.