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English Language Learners (ELL) in the Mainstream

Part One: The Students

ELL Intake Procedures

Registration Forms: The registration form, if possible, should be both in English and student's first language. A parent volunteer who speaks the family's first language can also assist in completing forms. The form should ask for the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Home telephone number
  • Contact information for parent[s] in case of emergency or illness [to be placed both on the registration form and in the health office]
  • An additional contact person, in case the parent cannot be reached [to be placed both on the registration form and in the health office]
  • Country and date of birth [birth certificate or passport] to help determine age and grade placement
  • Language[s] spoken by the child