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Elementary
Three School - 5th
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312 W. 34th St
Minneapolis 55408
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8:25am - 2:55pm
Monday - Friday


English Learners

English Learner Program

ELL Teachers
Bilingual Assistants

The English Learner (EL) teachers at Lyndale Elementary assist students whose home language is not English. EL students are supported in their language development through rigorous literacy, science, social studies and mathematics instruction. We focus on oral language practice, reading, writing and vocabulary development while supporting students with the content from their grade level curriculum. Students receive EL instruction in their core classrooms and in resource areas where they receive small group or individual instruction based on need.

Bilingual Assistants provide additional support to English Learners by using the students’ first language to facilitate learning in English as well as provide interpreting and translating services for our Somali and Spanish speaking families.

Our Goals:

  • Provide students with quality English language services to help them acquire and build language skills.
  • Help students achieve success in their ability to use the English language and then academic coursework.
  • Connect EL students and families with the entire school community.
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312 W. 34th St
Minneapolis 55408
Main Office:
(612) 668-4000
Lyndale.School@mpls.k12.mn.us
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