English as Second Language (ESL) content-based program
The NISD ESL content-based program in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade provides intensive instruction using second language acquisition strategies to teach English to students who speak other languages other than Spanish or English. The academic program model teaches the state-required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Newcomer ESL content-based program
The NISD Elementary Newcomer ESL content-based program provides a specially designed curriculum that helps acculturate recent immigrant English learners to their new country, new school, and new language within a safe, supportive environment.