• Reclassification & Monitoring

    The goal of ELD is not to retain students in the program for the entirety of their school career. Our focus is to provide students with the social and academic English that they need to succeed in regular education classes. Much research suggests that the conversational English generally comes within two years, while the academic English may take five to seven years. For students with interrupted or no previous schooling, this may take ten plus years.

    Lower Moreland Township School District follows Pennsylvania Department of Education guidelines for the reclassification and monitoring of English Learners (ELs) to Former English Learners (FELs). Click on the link here for PDE exit criteria.