Multilingual Programs

Growing Our Students Through Language
Southwest schools is committed to providing the best bilingual and ESL education for your child.

Welcome to the Southwest Schools Multilingual Department web page. Southwest schools is committed to providing the best bilingual and ESL education for your child. Southwest Schools has moved to an Early Exit Model. This new model of educating our students will provide students in our bilingual classrooms more opportunities to learn English while still maintaining their native language of Spanish. Southwest Schools offers both Bilingual and ESL programs at the elementary campuses and offers ESL at the middle schools and high schools.

Bienvenidos a la página del departamento de multilingüe. El distrito Southwest está comprometido para proveer la mejor educación bilingüe e inglés como segundo lenguaje para su hijo(a). El distrito Southwest cambio a un modelo de transición de salida temprana. Con este nuevo modelo, proveeremos a sus hijos en la clase bilingüe con mayores oportunidades de aprender inglés al mismo tiempo que mantienen su lengua materna de español. El distrito Southwest ofrece programas bilingües e inglés como segundo lenguaje en las primarias y ofrece programas de inglés como segundo lenguaje en las secundarias y las preparatorias.


Overview
Multilingual Programs is committed in supporting our District’s Goals to prepare college and career ready students for post-secondary success by providing innovative, targeted, and research-based strategies and supports through equitable, nurturing, and diverse learning communities to impact the academic achievement, linguistic excellence, and sociocultural competence of our Emergent Bilingual students.

Mission
Southwest Schools’ Multilingual Programs ensure the academic achievement, linguistic excellence, and sociocultural competence of Emergent Bilingual students through equitable, nurturing, and diverse learning communities to prepare them with the necessary skills to fulfill their highest potential as 21st-century global citizens.

Vision
Southwest Schools’ Multilingual Programs is committed to providing innovative, targeted, and research-based strategies and supports to impact the academic achievement, linguistic excellence, and sociocultural competence of Emergent Bilingual students as they develop a strong sense of self-worth. 

Core Values

Leadership

We foster conscious citizens that lead, seek, and promote equity in society.

Excellence

We believe our Emergent Bilingual students will meet their highest potential.

Achievement

We believe our Emergent Bilingual students will excel in their academic, language, and sociocultural goals.

Diversity

We value our students’ and families’ diverse cultures, languages, and backgrounds.