Welcome to the Department of English Learners
Unit 5 Schools currently serves about 650 English Learners (ELs) coming from a variety of language backgrounds including Spanish, Telugu, Tamil, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, Marathi, Korean, and Gujarati. The following programs are available for ELs: transitional bilingual program for Spanish speakers PreK-5, for all languages Pre K-12 pull-out ESL support, push-in ESL support, self-contained ESL supported content area classes.
The goal of the English Learner programs in Unit 5 is to meet the educational needs and support the strengths of the student. ESL classes will specifically help the student learn English and meet grade-level achievement standards and graduation through academic language support.
English Learner Program Director
Bilingual Parent Liaison