ESL Newcomer Program at Elementary, Middle, and High School
If a learner tests as "non-English speaking", CISD will offer the Newcomer program.
- Elementary Newcomer Classes (grades 2-5): Newcomer students are served at each campus in the district who score as Non-English Speakers. They receive language acquisition classes with an ESL Facilitator while receiving other content instruction from a mainstream classroom teacher with support from the ESL Facilitator.
- Middle School Newcomer Classes (grades 6-8): Newcomer classes are at each middle school campus (grades 6-8). The students will have Newcomer ESL class for English language arts and support in vocabulary for other content classes. They will also attend mainstream history, math, and science classes with support from an ESL certified teacher.
- Coppell High School (grades 9-12): The Newcomer program serves English Learners in the district who score as Non-English Speakers. Students receive instruction in language acquisition and language arts. They receive other content instruction from a mainstream classroom teacher who utilizes strategies outlined in ELPS with collaboration of the ESL teachers on campus.