• English Learner Program

    The major goals of Jefferson Union High School District’s program for English learners are to develop proficiency in English and matriculate into the district’s core curriculum as rapidly and as effectively as possible in an established English-language classroom or in an alternative course of study with curriculum designed and teaching methodology adapted for such students. 

     Basic Facts: Language Census 2014

    • Out of the 4,906 total enrollment, 569 are classified as English learners (11.6%).
    • A total of 2,417 students (English Learners and Fluent English Proficient) speak a language other than English in their homes. This number represents about 49.3 percent of the district''s enrollment.
    • Top five languages spoken at Jefferson Union High School District
     Filipino (Tagalog)     17.65%  
     Spanish 15.94%  
     Cantonese 6.28%  
     Arabic 2.18%  
     Burmese    2.10%