Spanish Bilingual Program Information

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Beth Tsoumas

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction
(847) 998-5006
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Kristine Patterson

Director of EL & Bilingual Programs
(847) 657-2479
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Tracy Tuchow

Administrative Assistant
(847) 998-5007

Who does the Spanish Bilingual Program serve?

  • ​​​​English Learners whose native language is Spanish

How does a bilingual child qualify for the Bilingual Program?

The child’s:
  • Home Language Survey has Spanish marked as their native language
  • English screener test proves the student is an English Learner
  • ACCESS scores are below a 5.0 composite score and a 4.2 reading and writing score
When do the students enter and exit the Spanish Bilingual Program?
 
  • The Spanish Bilingual Program is provided for Pre-K through 5th grade
  • The Spanish Bilingual Program is hosted at Henking and Hoffman Schools (If you live within another school’s boundaries, transportation for your child is provided to Henking and Hoffman)