English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
West Clermont is committed to providing high quality instruction for all students. Upon enrollment, students whose primary or home language is other than English are screened to determine their proficiency level in the English language domains of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. If the level is less than proficient, a student is identified as an English Language Learner and offered instructional support through the district’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program.
The West Clermont Local Schools ESL program has continued to grow each year. We currently serve approximately 150 English Language Learners (ELL’s) in grades K-12. There are 18 languages other than English spoken by West Clermont students and families, with Spanish being the most common non-English language spoken at home. Every West Clermont building offers support for English Language Learners, although the frequency and type of service provided may vary depending on students’ proficiency levels and literacy needs. Services may include direct instruction through pull-out, classroom support, progress monitoring, and consultation with classroom teachers.
If you would like to learn more about the English as a Second Language program in West Clermont, contact our ESL Coordinator, Dr. Amy Storer, at 513-943-5023.