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English Learners Information

What do all the acronyms mean? 

ELD-English Language Development

ELAC-English Language Advisory Committee

ELPAC-English Language Proficiency Assessments for California

FEP-Fluent English Proficient

LEP-Limited English Proficient


Why is my child identified as an English Learner (EL)?

When students are enrolled in school a Home Language survey is completed.  This will guide our assessment center to conduct an initial ELPAC and depending on the results, your child will be identified as Initial FEP or LEP.  


How can I learn more about the EL Supports at Walnut Elementary?

Join us for ELAC Meetings.  Dates are listed on the left.  Information from prior meetings are posted in the ELAC Meeting section of this page.


Where are the meetings held? 

Our meetings will be held in our MPR on campus at Walnut Elementary.


Who do I contact with questions? 

Jill Igarashi-Takayama, Elementary Learning Specialist/ELD Liaison, at [email protected]

909-594-1820 ext 32255


ELAC Meetings will take place on Tuesdays at 8:30 AM!  

September 26th

December 5th

February 6th

March 26th


Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 AM
September 26
December 5
February 6
March 26