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English Language Learners

Contacts

Districtwide Coordinator
Angela Scardigli
763-753-7037
angela.scardigli@isd15.org

 

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The English Language Learners program serves students in grades K-12 who qualify based on the following criteria: 

  • A language other than English is spoken at home. 
  • The student’s level of English proficiency. 
  • The student’s academic skills and classroom assignments.
 

 

 

How is progress monitored and when do students exit the program? 

Students remain in the ELL program until they reach proficiency in academic English. The length of time required to achieve English language proficiency is dependent on many factors, such as, initial proficiency in English, educational experiences, and rate of progress.

Can a student receive ELL services and other district services at the same time?

Yes

Details about the district ELL Program

The ELL program is designed to support students in achieving English language proficiency.  Students receive support in the classroom and in small group instruction, depending on their proficiency level.  Students remain in the ELL program until they reach proficiency in academic English.  The length of time required to achieve English language proficiency is dependent on many factors, such as, initial proficiency in English, educational experiences, and rate of progress.