Multilingual Department » Department Goals

Department Goals

  • To provide an educational program that will address the needs of students who are identified as limited English proficient by providing bilingual or ESL education;
  • To provide limited English proficient students the opportunity to become proficient and excel in oral and written English for academic success in an all-English curriculum;
  • To provide limited English proficient students the opportunity to master the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in all areas and to master the state assessment;
  • To provide limited English proficient students the opportunity to develop confidence, self-assurance, and a positive identity with their cultural heritage; and to ensure students' lifelong success.
  • To provide a dual language program for native English speakers and native Spanish speakers to learn simultaneously toward the common goal of becoming Bilingual, Bicultural and Biliterate