Franklin Township Public SchoolsEnglish as a Second Language &Bilingual EducationWelcome!!
We are honored that the NJ Department of Education has recognized our Elementary ESL & Bilingual Program as well as our High School ESL program by awarding us "model program" status!
Of the total 7,300 students in our schools, Franklin Township has about 650 ESL/Bilingual students enrolled in grades K-12. Although there are over 65 languages spoken in our schools, the one most commonly spoken is Spanish, which is the language of our bilingual program.Our programs are based on a few key concepts, including:
- Integration of Language and Content
- Grouping of students based on English proficiency levels
- A combination of Pull-out and Push-in
- Collaboration with content and general education teachers
- Professional development for all teachers
If you would like to visit Franklin and learn more about our ESL & Bilingual program, you are welcome to attend these site visits:
The dates for the visits are as follows:
Franklin High School: Thursday, February 21, 7:45 – 11:30
Pine Grove Elementary: Friday, February 15, 11:00 – 3:50
Both visits will include
a presentation about our programs
a Q&A with teachers and
To register please sign up here (please complete a registration for each person visiting):