Alachua County Public Schools offers services and support programs for eligible immigrant students and families. The term "eligible immigrant student" is defined as a student who:
(a) is 3-21 years old;
(b) was not born in any state, Washington, DC or Puerto Rico; (children of military personnel who were born outside these territories are considered immigrant for the purposes of this program)
(c) has not been attending any one or more schools in the United States for more than 3 full academic years.
Some of the services offered include:
- Acculturation activities (parent workshops, guidance and community outreach)
- Assistance in accessing community resources
- Translation/Interpretation services as feasible
For more information, visit https://www.sbac.edu/Page/23392, or call 352.955.6707 and ask to speak with an ESOL Family Liaison Specialist.
Alachua County Public Schools is consistently rated a high-performing district by the Florida Department of Education. Their vision for their students is that they will graduate with the knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics to be lifelong learners and independent thinkers. They want their graduates to excel in their chosen careers and be productive and contributing members of the global community.
620 E. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607