Many Voices with a Common Goal: Educating All Students

There are more than 100 languages spoken in the households that make up 管家婆精选二肖二码. The district serves more than 6,800 English Language Learners聽with聽160 committed and dedicated teachers and staff, including bilingual outreach workers at 50 different sites throughout the community.

The goals of the ELL program are:

  • To educate English Language Learners to the same rigorous curriculum standards as all students in the district while achieving English language objectives in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
  • To promote pride in students鈥 cultural and linguistic identities and聽maintain cultural heritage while聽preparing students to actively participate within American society.
  • To ensure that the educational process is a cooperative effort between聽families, communities, and 管家婆精选二肖二码 staff.

There is a rising tide of bilingual students in Des Moines, one of the benchmarks of world class schools. The ELL program strives to provide services and programs that best聽meet the needs of our students and families.

For additional information on ELL programs in Des Moines please visit the links in the menu to the right.