ELAC 2015-16 Officers
President: Lluri Monterroso
ELAC stands for "English Learner Advisory Committee." All schools with 21 or more English Learner (EL) students not including Reclassified Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) students, are required to establish an English Learner Advisory Committee. All parents with students attending the school in which the ELAC is established are eligible and should be encouraged to participate in the ELAC.
ABOUT Los Angeles High School Language Community
Los Angeles Senior High has approximately 300 English Learners, ranging from complete beginners to Long Term English Learners. Our school's population is comprised of 1100 students whose primary language is other than English. Therefore all teachers implement SDAIE (Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English) strategies in every classroom. There are 15 languages spoken here, including Spanish, Korean, Punjabi, French, Tagalog, Mandarin, etc.
Meetings are held the second Friday morning of each month in the Parent Center starting at 8:30AM. Check the calendar for future meetings.
MISSION STATEMENT: Our commitment is to provide support and resources for students to reclassify as "Fluent English Proficient."
RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
- Use the Comprehensive School Needs Assessment to identify and address the linguistic and academic needs of EL's and to develop training and support for parents
- Provide written recommendations to the School Site Council (SSC) regarding programs and services for EL students
- Advise on the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) in relation to the English Learner Master Plan (ELMP)
- Evaluate the school's program for EL students
On the School Quality Improvement Index, Los Angeles High School earned 10/10 points in the category of Redesignation (students reclassified as Fluent English Proficient). One of our newest resources, proving to be extremely populare is the program Achieve3000, which helps students develop Common Core reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.