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About the Park Ridge ESL Program

The English as a second language (ESL) program is provided to Multilingual Learners (MLs) who have been identified as having a primary language other than English and have limited English proficiency, as determined by the completion of an English language proficiency assessment.
Once identified, Multilingual Learners will be assessed on a yearly basis, utilizing the ACCESS for ELLs assessment. This assessment looks at a student's skills in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Scores on this assessment, as well as teacher feedback, will determine a student's continued need for the ESL program.
Jill Connolly
Director of Special Programs & Student Services
Gina Colaneri
Assistant to the Director
201-573-6000 ext. 1301
Fax: 201-930-9473