Once an English learner (EL) has been identified and placed in an ELD program, a parent or guardian has the right to refuse English language services. Click here for more information on how to opt-out. A parent can also return their student back into the ESL program at any point. Please communicate with your child's ESL teacher if you wish to have your child opted in or opted out of the ESL program.
For an English learner (EL) to exit the ESL program, they must score a minimum of 4.5 on the annual WIDA ACCESS test and demonstrate proficiency in the classroom. Reach out to your child’s ESL teacher for more information on the reclassification process.