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“We are change agents working collaboratively with students, families, teachers, administrators and the Albuquerque 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.”


Looking for a bilingual or ESL program? Find out more about our Alternative Language Services

APS offers Alternative Language Services for our students. All schools provide ESL (English as a Second Language) services which  are designed to help students acquire academic English. Some of our schools provide bilingual programs which are designed to develop bilingualism/biliteracy    Learn more >>

ACCESS 2.0 For ELL Placement Test

ACCESS 2.0 for ELL is given annually and is the instrument used in New Mexico to determine the English 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 >>

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Language and Cultural Equity News
Just in! New documentary highlights Truman Middle School's Dual Language Program!
This documentary celebrating Truman Middle School's Dual Language program was created UNM students Magdalena Sterling and Ciara Frazer who both have learned Spanish as a second language. The film is entirely in Spanish and is 10:18 minutes long. It was presented for their final project in their Spanish class at UNM. Enjoy!
2018 District Spanish Spelling Bee Information
Info, tips and word list for the 2018 Spanish Spelling Bee
New LCE Intranet Page
The Language and Cultural Department is in the process of migrating content from this department web page to the new APS Intranet site. While the new intranet is accessible to APS employees only, our current department page remains available for public use.