New start/end times for elementary schools for the 2017-18 school year!!
9:00 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
There is a 3-step process to identify English Language Learners.
1) Home Language Questionnaire.
2) An ENL teacher conducts a student/parent interview.
3) Students take the NYSITELL (New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners)
This flow chart explains the process.
To exit the English as a New Language program:
ELLs in Grades K-12 score at the Commanding Level on the NYSESLAT (New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test).
ELLs in Grades 3-8 score at the Expanding Level on the NYSESLAT and at a 3 or above on the ELA test in the same school year.
ELLs in Grades 9-12 score at the Expanding Level on the NYSESLAT and at a 65 or above on the English Regents.
After exiting the ENL program, an ELL is entitled to 2 years of Former ELL services and testing accommodations on NYS assessments.
Former ELL Services- minimum of 18 min./day or equivalent in individualized learning support from an ENL teacher.
Please sign up for REMIND to receive informational texts from the district's teachers about homework, projects, field trips , etc. You as a parent can also contact your child's teacher directly at any time to inquire about anything. Please find the appropriate information below to get in touch with your child's teachers by subscribing to their group feed. You can stay informed about school-related events and information.
For each teacher you must follow the directions below and then you will be prompted to name yourself so the teacher can contact you properly.
Mrs. DeRosa: send the words @carmella to the telephone number 81010 to subscribe to the group named COPE Program
Ms. Albrecht: send the words @8b68g to the telephone number 81010 to subscribe to the group named ENL 16-17