Structured English Immersion (SEI)
A language acquisition program for English learners in which nearly all classroom instruction is provided in English, but with curriculum and a presentation designed for pupils who are learning English. At minimum, students are offered Designated ELD and provided access to grade level academic subject matter content with Integrated ELD. This program is offered at all schools, in grades TK-8.
Dual- Language Immersion (DLI) Program
A language acquisition program that provides language learning and academic instruction for native speakers of English and native speakers of another language with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second language proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding. This program begins in Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten (TK/K) and continues through seventh grade.
Developmental Bilingual Program
A language acquisition program for English learners that provides instruction to students utilizing English and a student’s native language for literacy and academic instruction, thus enabling an English learner to achieve language proficiency and meet state-adopted academic achievement goals. This program begins in TK/K and continues with the goal of biliteracy through 5th grade.
Heritage Language Program
A language acquisition program for English learners that provides instruction to students utilizing English and a student’s native language for literacy and academic instruction. This program enables non- English speakers or students who have weak literacy skills in their native language to achieve language proficiency and meet academic achievement goals.
Adult ESL Program
In addition to providing a comprehensive English Language Development program for English learners in grades K-8, the district works in collaboration with the East Region Adult Education Program to provide free ESL classes for parents and community members.
We are happy to announce that we will be hosting Adult ESL courses again this year! Courses start on Monday, October 17, 2022 and run Monday - Thursday from 4:00 PM - 6:00PM; free childcare will be provided.
Courses will be hosted at the following sites:
- Bostonia Global Elementary School - 1390 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021
- Chase Elementary School - 195 E. Chase Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
- Greenfield Middle School - 1495 Greefield Dr, El Cajon, CA 92021
- Johnson Elementary School - 2962 Jamul Dr, El Cajon, CA 92019
- Lexington Elementary School - 1145 Redwood Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019
- Naranca Elementary School - 1030 Naranca Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
Please note: To register, you must go to the El Cajon Adult Campus on 1075 E. Madison, El Cajon, CA 92020. For more information: call (619) 401-9750 or email Jennifer Owens, email@example.com.