English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Education services provide a comprehensive program for students learning English, where the focus is on English language learning and literacy development in reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the goal to continue the students’ education and contribute to the social, economic, and political life of the United States. The curriculum focuses around the WIDA English Language Development Standards, College Readiness, and the Common Core State Standards through the Illinois Learning Standards. There is also a heavy focus on helping students integrate successfully into the academic and social life of the school.
Seal of Biliteracy
Maine Township High School District 207 is proud to participate in the Seal of Biliteracy program, which recognizes students who have attained a high level of proficiency in one or more languages in addition to English. This Seal of Biliteracy also carries national recognition.