English as a Second Language Overview
The Title III Federal Program supports language instruction for English learners and immigrant students. This additional support helps these students to succeed with core academic subjects and meet the North Carolina state student achievement standards expected of all students. The school system has an English as a Second Language (ESL) academic support center located at the Walter Bickett Education Center, which houses materials that may be checked out by ESL teachers, regular classroom teachers and families.
Native Languages of Our ELLsOur students represent a variety of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and cultures.
Nineteen UCPS students from Monroe High School, Monroe Middle, Porter Ridge Middle School, Forest Hills High School and Piedmont High School participated in the 2018 Hispanic Educational Summit. The Summit took place on Friday, March 23rd at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh, NC.
Staff at East Elementary participated in the third staff development session of ExC-ELL (Expediting Comprehension for English Language Learners). They experienced and explored hands-on instructional strategies designed to boost writing skills in the content areas.
Quick Links for Parents
- District Athletic Forms
- Contact Information: 704-296-6344
Bell Schedules and Calendars
- HomeBase Parent Portal
- Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
- How to volunteer
- Online School Payments
- Student Insurance
- School Social Work
School Handbooks and Curriculum Guides
School Nutrition Services
- School Nutrition Services webpage
- K-12 Payment Center
- School Nutrition Services Forms
- Contact Number: 704-296-3000
- Transportation Department webpage
- Contact Number: 704-296-3015
Lisa Gibson, Director of Academically and Intellectually Gifted and Federal Programs
Director Phone: (704) 296-0823
ESL Office Phone: (704) 238-1190
ESL Office Fax: (704) 296-3107