Welcome/Bienvenidos! King/Drew Magnet High School is here to support you and our diverse Language Learners on their pathway to bilingualism and biliteracy. This page will be dedicated to provide you and your student with the resources necessary to enrich and support their language development. Our dedicated staff is here to answer any questions may may have.
Parents/guardians of English Learners (EL) are provided multiple opportunities throughout the year to learn about the Master Plan instructional program options. Notification opportunities include, but are not limited to, initial enrollment, parent meetings, Back-to-School Night, Student Led Conferences, ELAC, etc. During these opportunities parents/guardians are provided the Instructional Programs for English Learners Parent Brochure. Parents are offered time to view the Instructional Programs for English Learners video. There's a platform for parents/guardians to discuss and ask questions. These opportunities ensure that parents receive substantial and accurate information to make informed decisions regarding their child’s instructional program placement.
Master Plan Instructional Program Options Brochure for Parents of English Language Learners
The California Education Code (EC) section 313(f) and Title 5 California Code of Regulations (5 CCR) section 11303 set forth the four required criteria for reclassification, but also allows Districts to include other measures.
The four criteria required for reclassification are:
Criterion 1: Assessment of English Language Proficiency
An assessment of language proficiency using an objective assessment instrument
• The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) constitute the required state assessments for English language proficiency (ELP) administered to students whose primary language is a language other than English. The Summative ELPAC Overall Performance Level (PL) 4 was approved by the state Board of Education as the statewide standardized ELP criterion 1.
• Some ELs with disabilities need specific designated supports or accommodations when taking the ELPAC or need to take the Alternate ELPAC as specified in the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Criterion 2: Teacher Evaluation
Teacher evaluation including, but not limited to, a review of the student’s curriculum mastery.
Criterion 3: Parent Consultation
Parental opinion and consultation.
Criterion 4: Basic Skills Relative to English Proficient Students
The student's performance compared against an empirically established range of performances in basic skills based upon the performance of English proficient students of the same age. Students must demonstrate proficiency in English to participate effectively in a curriculum designed for students of the same age whose native language is English.
Los Angeles Unified has established its reclassification policy based on the criteria set forth by the CDE.