Program Description


The purpose of the East Baton Rouge Parish English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is to help ensure that children who are English Language Learners (ELL), including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet.  Full-time Louisiana certified English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructional Specialists provide school site instructional support for teachers of identified English language learners.

ESL Program Flow Chart  Click Here

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Contact Person
Melissa McKenzie
Instructional Support Specialist


Mailing Address
English as a Second Language
1022 S. Foster Drive (IRC)
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Map to Office Click here
PH 225-922-5461
FAX 225-922-5557

English as a Second Language, 1022 S. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806