Mission Statement

    The Bilingual/English as a Secondary Language Department will provide every ELL student equal access to the English Curriculum and ensure all students succeed with the goals of promoting high academic achievement in all content areas.


    1. To provide language minority students the opportunity to develop confidence, self-assurance, and a positive identity with their cultural heritage and the community.

    2. To provide language minority students with in their native language so that they can succeed academically while learning the English language Instructional Support.

    3. To provide all personnel involved in the planning, development, and delivery of services to language minority students with staff development opportunities so that they have the knowledge that will enable them to offer the appropriate curricula for language minority students.

    4. To ensure that language minority parents are involved in the educational development of their children and are included in decision making processes affecting their children's education.