English Learner Program

Reclassification of English Learners

Will be updated soon

Academics and Courses Offered

Courses are designed to meet students at their language proficiency level.

English Language Development (ELD)

Newcomers enter
English Language Development (ELD) classes between levels 1-4.

All ELD classes are available for students in grades 9-12.

ELD 1: This two-period class meets the needs of EL students at the emerging level.

ELD 2: This two-period class meets the needs of EL's at the exit emerging level.

ELD 3: This one-period class meets the needs of EL's at the expanding level.

ELD 4: This one-period class meets the needs of EL's at the bridging level.

District adopted curriculum for ELD/ELA, Collections, is used in our ELD classes in conjunction with supplemental teaching resources such as Rosetta Stone and Lexia Power Up.

 

Support Personnel

paw Tina Hernandez

English Learner Program Coordinator

(760) 290-2751

tina.hernandez@smusd.org

paw  Lupita Magana

English Learner Program Assistant

(760) 290-2743

maria.magana@smusd.org

paw America Perez

ELAC President (2018-2019)

paw Julie Bravo

Migrant Education Representative

(760) 290-2747

Other Support Programs

- Migrant Education: Program for migrant students.

- AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination): Preparing students for college.

- Counseling Department: Helping students meet graduation requirements.

- School Site Council: Represents parents, teachers, students, and classified personnel.

- DELAC (District English Learner Advisory Council): Composed of parents and district personnel.