Fountain Valley School District (FVSD) serves approximately 6,300 kindergarten through eighth grade students. English learners (ELs) account for approximately 10% of the student population. Within the EL population there are more than 35 different languages spoken. The majority of ELs speak Vietnamese, followed by Spanish and Arabic.
FVSD believes that effective, high quality EL services:
The FVSD Master Plan for ELs is tied to and based on:
The purpose of the EL program is to develop fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English in each student whose primary language is not English, enhance students’ self-esteem, promote cross-cultural understanding, and provide equal opportunity for academic achievement, including academic instruction through the primary language when necessary. Regular education classes and staff are included in the FVSD Master Plan for ELs to ensure the commitment of all personnel to provide the best possible educational services for ELs.
To download the Fountain Valley Master Plan for English Learners click on the file below.