Language & Cultural Equity information for Parents
NMPED's Spanish Language Arts standards, complete with illustrations. 2009-10 document for grades k-12.
This bilingual website is great for families with beginning readers and English language learners. Go there >>
“We are change agents working collaboratively with students, families, teachers, administrators and the Albuquerque community...so that minority and language minority students will realize and achieve their full personal potential and participate as equal and valued members of our schools and community.”
2013 ESL Summer School School is tuition free for qualifying students!
Alternative Language Services
Alternative language services are programs designed to meet the educational needs of all language minority students to enable them to effectively participate in the regular school program, thus ensuring equal access to a quality education. APS offers Alternative Language Services for our students. Learn more >>
ACCESS For ELL Placement Test
ACCESS for ELL’s is the instrument used in New Mexico to determine the language proficiency levels of our students. The ACCESS test assesses the four domains of English language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
APS offers ACCESS tests for our students. Learn more >>
The world of language and cultural equity is full of new words and acronyms. Visit our glossary to learn what they mean!