Office of English Learner Education

  • The Office of English Learner Education (ELE) provides services to more than 850 students in grades PK-12 whose primary language is not English and who are not yet proficient in English. The program provides support at each school, with services focused on children’s English language acquisition, literacy development, and academic achievement.

    Vision Statement

What We Do

Enrollment Data

  • ELE Datareport 10_01_2018

    Summary:

    As of October 1, 2018:

    • The total English learner (EL) enrollment in grades K-12 increased by 55 students – 874 students in 2018 compared with 818 students in 2017
    • ELs represent 11.2% of the total district population
    • 41 primary languages are represented in our EL population (48 in 2017)
    • Approximately 48.2% of ELs, including kindergarten, are new to Brookline schools this year
    • Following are our largest language groups (K-12):  Chinese (215 students), Japanese (170 students), Hebrew (105 students), Korean (76 students), and Spanish (73 students)
    • 361 students are enrolled in our K-8 Native Language Support Programs (Korean, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian)
    • Enrollment percentages of ELs at our schools are as follows:
      • Lawrence - 20.1%
      • Pierce - 17.3%
      • Coolidge Corner - 16.9%
      • Lincoln - 16.4%
      • Baker - 13.5%
      • Driscoll - 9.6%
      • Runkle - 8.6%
      • Heath - 4.9%
      • Brookline High School - 3.7%

Location

  • Brookline Town Hall, 4th Floor
    333 Washington Street
    Brookline, MA, 02445
     

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