ELL Programs

Each Program services our ELL population with Designated and Integrated English Language Development.

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Structured English Immersion
 
SUMMARY/DEFINITION: PROGRAM COMPONENTS:
Designed for students who have "less than reasonable fluency." The goal is for students to develop language in core contents areas. Primary language support is used for explanations when necessary. It is not intended for students to remain in this program for more than 1 year. 
Daily Designated ELD- protected time of teaching that focuses on how the English language works. 
Integrated ELD- language building strategies that occur in core content classes. 
Primary Language Support- provided explanations in primary language for clarification. 
 
 
 
 
 
English Language Mainstream
 
SUMMARY/DEFINITION: PROGRAM COMPONENTS:
Designed for students who have "reasonable fluency." The goal is for students to develop language in core contents areas without the support of the primary language. 
Daily Designated ELD- protected time of teaching that focuses on how the English language works. 
Integrated ELD- language building strategies that occur in core content classes. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alternative Program- Dual Language Academy
 
SUMMARY/DEFINITION: PROGRAM COMPONENTS:
Designed as an enrichment educational approach, where the goal is mastery of two languages: English and Spanish. Both ELL and English Only students are serviced. 
Daily Designated ELD- protected time of teaching that focuses on how the English language works. 
Integrated ELD- language building strategies that occur in core content classes. 
LUSD follows the 50/50 model in which 50% of the instruction is in English and 50% is in Spanish. 
 
For more information on our DLA Program, please visit our DLA Page.