English as a Second Language Academic Program
What is the ESL Program in Northside ISD?
The NISD ESL program in pre-kindergarten through fifth grades provides intensive instruction in English using second language acquisition strategies to teach
English to students who speak other languages other than Spanish or English. The academic program model teaches the state-required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
What schools offer the ESL Program?
What if my neighborhood school does not offer the ESL Program?
Who will teach my child in the ESL Program?
Why is the ESL Program the best placement for my child?
How will the ESL Program help my child learn English, yet meet academic achievement standards for grade level promotion?
When is my child ready to begin English reading instruction?
How will I know if my child is learning English?
When will my child no longer need the ESL Program?
What can I do to help my child at home?
Northside ISD students speak 65 different home languages. The top five are:
- Pilipino (Tagalog)