We invest in inclusive quality instruction that honors students’ racial, cultural and linguistic assets.
We prepare educators at PPS with the perspectives and resources needed to ensure that every EB is ready to succeed in our schools and thrive in our community.
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971-201-0419 العربية | Oromoo fi Amhaaraa, 971-271-2128
Русский, 503-956-2588 | Somali, 503-956-8323 | Maay-Maay 503-916-3377
Adult ESL Classes starting January 14th-March 8th: Do you know of any families interested in practicing or improving their English Skills? Please let them know about the Adult ESL Classes being offered at Franklin, Madison and Roosevelt High Schools. All classes are free and open to the Community! No registration required. Drop Ins Welcome! Download PDFs: English
Please review the updated guidelines regarding HS ESL scheduling Contact ESL Dept at (503) 916-6525 if you have any questions, or if your school anticipates using general fund FTE to offer an "EB-only" for levels 1 and 2 in Language Arts or Social Studies for approval and submission to ODE.
PPS State Plans
June, 2018 - The English Language Learner Local Plan 2017-19 provides guidance and direction to all Portland Public Schools (PPS) educators, our families and students regarding the options available for providing quality programs and services for our Emergent Bilinguals (EBs). It also articulates the expectations that the district holds for each school and classroom in the District. (Read More)
Oregon ELL Report
The Oregon English Language Learner Report is an annual publication required by law (ORS 327.016), which reports on financial information for English language learner programs, the objectives and needs of students eligible for and enrolled in an English language learner program, as well as provides information on the demographics of students in English language learner programs in each school district. In addition, this report provides a tool that makes data on English language learners accessible to researchers, media, students, and parents.
El Informe sobre los estudiantes del idioma inglés de Oregon es una publicación anual obligatoria por ley (ORS 327.016), que brinda información financiera de los programas para estudiantes del idioma inglés (English language learner, ELL), los objetivos y las necesidades de los estudiantes elegibles para un programa para estudiantes del idioma inglés y que están inscrito en uno y brinda los datos demográficos de estudiantes en programas de este tipo en cada distrito escolar.