Bilingual/English Speakers of Other Languages
The Bilingual/ESOL Department is committed to providing rigorous academics, promoting community involvement, and delivering quality services to English Language Learners, multilingual families, schools, and district offices. The department offers the following services and programs:
- ESOL Program
- Dual Language Program
- World Languages Program
- International Welcome Center (Parent Outreach Office)
- Interpretations / Translations
ESOL Services at Hollywood Hills
The Hollywood Hills High School ESOL program ensures that students for whom English is not their first language have the opportunity to achieve the same educational goals and standards as all students. Equal access is provided to ESOL students to all programs, services, and school-sponsored activities, including programs required for advancement to college, commensurate with their ages and grade levels. In accordance with ESOL Program protocols, guidance is provided regarding:
- Student identification and placement
- Student proficiency levels
- Annual assessments
- Models of program delivery
- Other program implementation information
The goal of the Hollywood Hills High School ESOL Program is to develop student listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency so that ESOL student performance over time is equivalent to that of their comparable native English-speaking peers.
Multicultural Education Program
The focus of Multicultural Education is to promote global education and a better understanding among cultures. Multicultural Education fosters respect and appreciation for peoples of different cultures.
Multicultural Education aims at helping students of Hollywood Hills High School in the development of knowledge, abilities, and attitudes needed to survive and function effectively in a culturally diverse society.