Notification of Bilingual / ESL Program Placement

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Name of Student:                                                  Date:        

District:    Egg Harbor Township Public Schools
School:    

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian:

Based on your child’s English proficiency test scores, level of academic achievement, and teacher recommendation, we are pleased to inform you that your child will receive instruction in our district’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program.  The goal of the district’s ESL program is to help your child learn English and meet age-appropriate academic standards.  Although you may request to have your child removed from the ESL program, students normally participate for a period of 2-3 years.  Multiple criteria are used in making determinations regarding when a student no longer needs program services.  These criteria include:

  • ACCESS for ELLs English Language Proficient Test
  • Satisfactory grade-level progress
  • Teacher Recommendation

 

If your child has an Individualized Education Program (IEP), improvement in his/her ability to speak, read, and write in English will help meet the objectives of their IEP. 

Your child’s level of English was measured using the following test:

  •        

Level of English Proficiency:         

Your child’s level of academic achievement was measured using the following:

  • Periodic Assessment of English Language Arts and Math Skills

 

The method of instruction used in your child’s language assistance program is:

 

Program Description:

The ESL program offers a curriculum designed to teach students listening, speaking, reading and writing skills necessary for success in school.

Other information:

None at this time.

In order to request additional information regarding available services or decline program services, please contact:

(Teacher's Name)

 

(Phone Number w/Extension) 
(Add Email Address)

Sincerely,

 

(Teacher's Name) 
English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher)

 

Signature: _____________________________________

Date:______________________
*(Please sign and return to school with your child)