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English Learners

Washington Unified School District serves a culturally and linguistically diverse student population.  Approximately 40% of our students come from homes in which the family speaks a language other than English.  About half of these students are classified as English Learners (EL).  More than thirty languages are spoken by our students.

English learners are assessed annually with the state-required English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) in order to determine their level of proficiency in English and monitor their progress toward becoming fully proficient in English.  Students are reclassified to Fluent-English Proficient (R-FEP) when they have met district criteria based on state assessments and teacher and parent input.

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The following links provide more detailed information about the number of English learners and fluent-English proficient students by school and language group as well as information about our immigrant student count:

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The District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) meets on the following dates from 8:30am-10:00am in District Office Room #75. The WUSD District Office is located at 930 Westacre Road:
  • Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
  • Wednesday, November 20th 2019
  • Wednesday, January 29th 2020
  • Wednesday, March 18th 2020
  • Wednesday, May 20th 2020