In Northside, we embrace diversity and provide a high-quality learning experience for all. We build upon the linguistic, academic, and affective experiences of students and families to promote academic excellence and honor multiculturalism. Our goal is to provide learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability.
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 a language other than Spanish or English. The academic program model teaches the state-required Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Our goal is to achieve academic excellence and honor multiculturalism through meaningful learning experiences that inspire students' confidence, curiosity, and capability.