Extended Foreign Language Program
The EFL program at E.W.F. Stirrup Elementary is dedicated to developing a bilingual and biliterate curriculum. High standards are in place to ensure that each student is challenged to reach his/her full potential for the multicultural society of our times.
What is EFL?
EFL is implemented as a “school within a school” model and serves students who are interested in developing bilingual and biliterate proficiency in both English and Spanish.
Emphasizes the teaching of language arts and curriculum content in both English and Spanish
Exposes children to foreign language instruction, which will help them to improve their verbal and mathematical skills in both languages
Familiarizes the student with the Hispanic culture, exposing them to the richness of their bicultural heritage
Ensures students’ equal access to educational opportunities
Prepares students to succeed in today’s competitive global market