Manitou Park Elementary is pleased to announce that an English
Language Learners (ELL) Program was added to our school in September of 2013. We currently have approximately 80 students
in the program who speak another language at home and qualify for the ELL
Manitou Park Elementary School’s ELL population of languages spoken.
This data is as of January 2014
Introduction to ELL
The WA Proficiency Level Descriptors and English Language Proficiency Standards are designed to be used by classroom teachers and ELL specialists alike. The Washington ELP Standards provide correspondences to Mathematics, Science, and ELA Practices as well as explicit correspondences to the Common Core ELA and Literacy Standards.
Bilingual Education Program
The Washington State Bilingual Education Program provides services to students who are learning English. A student may qualify for the program based on test results from the Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment if a language other than English is spoken at home.
For more information about English Language Proficiency Programs the following website and resources please visit the Tacoma Public School District’s Second Language Acquisition Program website
Or see the OSPI Bilingual Program website.