ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL)
Brandywine School District provides language and academic support services to students who are limited in their ability to speak, read, and write in English.
English Language Learners (ELLs) are identified through a Home Language Survey and the WIDA ACCESS Placement Test (W-APT) ™
more aptly known as a screening tool that is administered shortly after registration in a Brandywine School District school. This entry test determines eligibility and English Language Proficiency Levels (ELP) for each new ELL student.
In the Brandywine School District ELL students are provided services in an inclusion/push-in model. This program is an immersion in English, with tutor support. Each school in the Brandywine School District is assigned an ELL tutor
to work with ELL students within each building. Tutors work with ELL students throughout the school year to meet their academic needs.
The Brandywine School District currently serves aproximately 394 ELL students through a variety of instructional strategies that includes individual academic assistance, small group tutoring, and regular classroom assistance.
For more information related to ELL services in Brandywine School District, contact the ESL office at 302-793-5015.