Cliffside Park ESL Program

Dear Families,
Welcome to the English Language Learner department of the Cliffside Park Public School District. We are here to assist our students learn English with the help of exciting materials and teaching strategies.
Every year, our district tests the ESL students to see how they are improving in their English skills. This test is the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs 2.0. All ESL students in New Jersey take this assessment in the Spring and it helps us guide instruction to help your child 🙂 Below is information about this assessment. Again, welcome and please feel free to contact any of the ESL teachers in each school building, listed on the next page.
Julie O’Connor, PhD
ELL District Coordinator