LEGACY THE SCHOOL OF SPORTS SCIENCES
To ensure excellence in service for our English Language Learners.
Partnering to empower and equip our English Language Learner students by providing access to all educational opportunities our District has to provide.
The goal of Legacy School of Sports Sciences is to enable English Learners through the English as the Second Language (ESL) program to become competent in listening, speaking, reading and writing in the English Language through the integrated use of the second language methods. “The ESL program shall emphasize the mastery of English language skills, as well as mathematics, science and social studies as integral parts of the academic goals for all student to enable English language learns to participate equitably in school.” (Texas Education Agency)
Legacy also seeks appropriately certified teaching personnel to ensure that our ESL students are afforded the full opportunity to master the essential knowledge and skills required by the state; and assess achievement for essential knowledge and skills in accordance with the TEC, Chapter 29 to ensure accountability for English learner students.
Language Proficiency Assessment Committee
All English Learners will be monitored to ensure academic progress by the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) at Legacy School of Sports Sciences’ campus. The committee is responsible for coordinating any additional support and services needed for the students to meet their language acquisition goals. Every year, English Learners must take the state-required TELPAS (Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System) exam to monitor their level language proficiency and progress.