English Learners (EL)
Students who are identified as English Learners (EL) in the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District are served in an instructional program designed to meet varying needs across proficiency levels. Licensed teachers are available at Wilshire Park Elementary, St. Anthony Middle School, and St. Anthony Village High School.
Mission of EL program
While honoring and building on the personal and cultural assets of each student, we empower learners with social and academic language skills. We work collaboratively to dismantle systemic barriers, thus ensuring equitable access for all.
EL program goals
- Empowering students
- Social and academic language skills
- Recognizing and celebrating individual differences and acknowledging the whole student
- Building an identity as a learner
- Fostering connections
- Working with staff to meet the needs of our students
Home language questionnaire
Parent notification of EL services
When a student is first identified as an English Learner, we notify parents that EL services are available to the student. All parents have the option of declining EL services.