• The Spanish bilingual late-exit education program in KISD is a full-time program of instruction in which students identified as Emergent Bilinguals are served in both English and Spanish and are prepared to meet reclassification criteria to be successful in English-only instruction not earlier than six or later than seven years after the student enrolls in school. Instruction in this program is delivered by a teacher appropriately certified in bilingual education for the assigned grade level and content area. The goal of late-exit transitional bilingual education is for program participants to use their primary language as a resource while acquiring full proficiency in English. This model provides instruction in literacy and academic content through the medium of the student's primary language, along with instruction in English that targets second language development through academic content. 

    The Spanish bilingual program is offered at six campuses: Harker Heights Elementary, Killeen Elementary, Peebles Elementary,  Pershing Park Elementary, Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary (PreK-3 only), and Trimmier Elementary Schools. 

    For additional information, please call your student's campus.


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      ESL

      • The English as a Second Language (ESL) program in Killeen ISD follows a pull-out model that serves students identified as Emergent Bilinguals through English instruction provided by an appropriately certified ESL teacher through English language arts and reading.  The goal of ESL pull-out is for Emergent Bilinguals to attain full proficiency in English in order to participate equitably in school. This model targets English language development through academic content instruction that is linguistically and culturally responsive in English language arts and reading.

      Migrant Education Services

      • Migrant Education Services and support are offered to migrant students and families through the Educational Service Center Region 12.  The purpose of the program is to provide migratory children, younger than 22, with the opportunity to meet the same challenging State content and performance standards that the State has established for all children. 

        Services include: 

        • Educational continuity
        •  Instructional time
        •  School engagement
        •  English language development
        •  Educational support in the home
        •  Health
        •  Access to services

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