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Bilingual Education

Statistics

State Profile of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students
2007-08

Number of language minority students

279,366

Number of limited English proficient (LEP) students

61,904

Number of languages represented by New Jersey students

168

Total districts serving limited English proficient (LEP) students

475

Number of districts with bilingual education programs

79

Number of districts with only full-time bilingual education

12

Number of districts with only alternative (part-time) bilingual education

34

Number of districts with full-time AND alternative (part-time) bilingual education Programs

24

Number of districts with full-time bilingual education and bilingual waiver

9

Number of districts with ESL-only (including high-intensity ESL) programs

228

Number of districts with English Language Services (ELS) Programs
144