Mayfield City Schools serves approximately 175 ELL
students. These students represent 32 languages. Who
are our ELL students? A student who is English
Language Learner (ELL) or Limited English Proficient (LEP) and is between the
ages of 3 and 21; enrolled in an elementary or secondary school; has a
native/home language other than English, whether born in the U.S. or another
country and has difficulty speaking, reading, writing or understanding
English. Students who are ELL may be not
perform well enough in class or on state tests to meet expected state standards
of achievement until intervention with English instruction, modifications and
accommodations are utilized.
ELL services are provided in each building in order
that we meet the diversified educational and cultural needs of students who are
learning English as a second language.
We provide instruction in the English Language in the four domains. These domains are listening, speaking, reading and writing. Appropriate modifications and accommodations
in the students general education classes are also provided.
ELL instruction is provided by certified teachers in
– Mayfield High School/Mayfield Middle School – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana Stapleton – Center Elementary – email@example.com
Debbie Wollaeger – Lander Elementary – firstname.lastname@example.org
Trevor Russo – Millridge Elementary and Gates Mills
Elementary – email@example.com
Instruction can be provided as a pull out or push in
Pull Out: At all levels students are seen individually
or in small groups to receive direct instruction in the areas of listening, speaking, reading
and writing. These are referred to the
four domains of the English Language.
Push In: All ELL students are in a general education
classroom. There may be classes that are
co taught and may have two teachers and/or a paraprofessional, to support the
needs of all students. At the secondary
level, there are scheduled opportunities for academic support classes or
learning labs to assist students with their academics.
Immersion: For students who have not
received a composite score of 3 in Reading and Writing. Each Students is monitored individually.