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English Language Learners


To ensure the individual success of identified English Language Learners through the development of academic English proficiency in speaking, reading, listening, and writing verified by objective measures, that enables them to become competitive citizens globally, socially, economically, and educationally.


Judson ISD offers several programs to assist your student in their learning. Read over the program descriptions below to find your specific needs or call 619-0361 for assistance.

Elementary Schools

Bilingual Programs / Programas Bilingües

  • Dual Language Program 
    For students who are English learners as well as native English speaking students. This model seeks to integrate English speakers and English learners for academic instruction, and to have a balance of native Spanish speakers and native English speakers - half English learners and half native English speakers.
  • Dual Language Instructional Framework Chart

English as a Second Language Program

English As A Second Language (ESL)

The English as a Second Language Program (ESL) is offered PK through 12th Grade for qualifying English Language Learners. The ESL Program focus is to:

  • Enable English Learners (ELs) to become competent in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the English language through the content by integrating second language methods and pedagogy.
  • Emphasize the mastery of English language skills, as well as mathematics, science, and social studies, as integral parts of the academic goals for all students to enable English language learners to participate equitable in school.
  • Address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of English language learners.

High School

  • ESOL I Beginning and Intermediate
  • ESOL II Beginning and Intermediate

Maria A. Richison
Director of Bilingual Programs ESL, & LOTE
(210) 619 - 0361