English Learners



    At Catoctin Elementary, we take pride in giving our EL students the best possible learning experience!


  • Here are some of the components of our program:

    • Listening: Students learn to understand English spoken in a wide range of contexts.
    • Speaking: Students learn to speak English, with increasing accuracy and fluency.
    • Reading: Students learn to read in English with increasing comprehension for a variety of purposes.
    • Writing: Students learn to produce written English with increasing fluency and accuracy.
    • Culture: Students learn concepts that result in knowledge and awareness of the history and culture of their classmates

    We have four EL teachers:

    Ms. Coulombe

    Mrs. Kakkad

    Ms. Miller

    Mr. Stahler

    We currently provide services to students who speak:

                Spanish          Swahili            Arabic

                Patois             Chinese           Tagalog 

                Punjabi          Italian              Turkish


    We welcome these students and their cultures to the Catoctin Family!