At Tuckahoe, ESOL/HILT (English for Speakers of Other Languages/High Intensity Language Training) comprises a competency-based program to teach English and academic content to English Language Learners at the elementary school level. The program concentrates on the development of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking skills. It integrates the teaching of language with content area instruction in mathematics, science and social studies.
ESOL/HILT instruction is a pull out or in-class support program for students in kindergarten through grade five.
Arlington Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, creed, color, religion, gender, age, economic status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and/or disability. This policy provides equal access to courses and programs, counseling services, physical education and athletics, vocational education, instructional materials and extra-curricular activities. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at 703-228-6008 or the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at 703-228-6110.