Post-Exit Monitoring Forms
Please use the Post-Exit Monitoring Forms for students who have exited the ESOL program within the past two years.
Please Note: Information regarding the Post-Exit Monitoring process and the student listing who qualify for review will be made available to each school-site shortly.
Extended-Day Programming for ELLs
The Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs (OMCP) from The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) will be hosting an information session regarding an after-school Extended-Day Programming for English Language Learners (ELLs) on November 8th in Room 1173 from 8:30-9:30 A.M. at 440 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130 and would like to invite all interested Community-Based Organizations (CBOs).
To qualify for this grant funding opportunity, All CBOs interested in running an after-school program must offer services to students who are identified ELLs and enrolled within The School District of Philadelphia. Please note that the program must run between February 1st through June 13th of 2014.
All applications will be due December 13th. All interested CBOs must contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 215-400-5871 expressing their interest. For any questions regarding this opportunity, please feel free to contact me.
Please click here for the application and here for the timeline.
All CBOs must have their Certificate of Liability Insurance.
All personnel contracted with the District must have a valid FBI Fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse Clearance, and Criminal Background Clearance.
Pertinent to your application, please view the ESOL Student Count per school and the current Teacher Allocation per school site.
LeGare High School Advocacy Process
For 8th grade English Language Learners (ELL): Please know that consideration of the admission criteria and requirements of individual high schools must be considered as a part of the application process. Examples of admissions criteria include grades, attendance history, PSSA scores, and behavior. For more information on how criteria is reviewed for students with language needs, please click here.
Testing of Incoming Kindergarten Student
Please do not administer the WAPT to students who have registered for Kindergarten for September 2013. These students will have the opportunity to acquire language over the summer. All Kindergarten students will be given the W-APT in the Fall.
ESOL Data Folders
Schools are required to retain ESOL Data Folders of students for seven (7) years on site, and then sent to the SDP Records Center. This applies to students who have been withdrawn, transferred to charter schools, or who are inactive in the School Computer Network (SCN). ESOL Data Folders for students who have graduated should be sent to the SDP Records Center one (1) year following graduation. Any questions regarding this process, please contact the SDP Records Center at (215) 400-6253.
Principals and school administrators should read and review the following rostering guidelines. Schools are responsible for following these guidelines when rostering ELLs for next school year. Questions or concerns can be addressed to the Multilingual Program Manager.
Free word-to-word glossaries for PSSA/Keystone Exams
This website has free word-to-word glossaries in over 10 languages that can be downloaded and used by ELLs during Math and Science PSSA as well as the Biology and Algebra Keystone.