ELL department offers 2 programs of instructions: TBE (Transitional Bilingual Education) and TPI (Transitional Program of Instruction) for non-native English speaking students who have limited English language proficiency based on latest scores on ACCESS/or WIDA screener tests. The program provides support to help students succeed in academic subjects and learn English. ELL classes count toward graduation requirements.
- To provide specialized instruction in obtaining English language proficiency for students whose native/home language is other than English
- To provide instruction in grade appropriate Illinois Learning Standards in all core academic areas in a manner that is comprehensible to English Language Learners
- To improve writing skills by focusing on grammar, complex sentences, and paragraphs