Bilingual Education Department
Mission Statement: The Bilingual Education Department offers research-based programs and exemplary instruction for English learners in the Framingham Public Schools. FPS has a diverse student population and currently services students from over 70 countries, including Brazil, China, Haiti, India, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Vietnam and several Spanish-speaking countries. The district is committed to offering the highest quality of educational services to all students, and administers ELE programs with the goal of developing English language proficiency and achieving state content-area standards, while simultaneously valuing students' native languages and cultural backgrounds.
Our Guiding Principles:
1. Effective programs have equitable access and are based on both standards and current research.
2. Effective instruction meets the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
3. Effective on-going family involvement is integral to student success.
4. Effective professional development improves teaching through the integration of language and content.
Our Summer Program
In the words of a parent: "O Summer Program acaba aqui hoje, mas sei que nossa filha vai levar para sempre todo esse aprendizado, mais uma etapa concluida para ela e que ela aproveite e seja muito feliz com todo ensinamento. Aqui deixamos nosso carinho e toda nossa gratidão as professoras e também a toda equipe. Obrigado!"
The school district continues to increase opportunities for students and families who are bilingual or have
In partnership with the Framingham Police Department, Framingham Public Schools is currently investigating a possible hate crime at Hemenway Elementary School.
FPS is looking for an experienced professional who has worked with public education institutions to assess student access to high quality programs, high quality teaching, just discipline procedures, equitable resources, and root cause analysis of persistent achievement gaps for Students of Color.
Families who have a child or children that will be five years old by August 31, 2019 are invited to pre-register their incoming Kindergarteners online.
B.L.O.C.K.S. Preschool invites prospective families to our Open House on Thursday, December 6, 2018to learn about our Preschool, tour the facility, and meet our staff.
Massachusetts School Building Authority Board Votes Unanimously to Support Framingham’s Fuller Middle School Building Project with $39.5 million partnership
State approval, paired with this week’s City Council action to fund and support the project now moves long-term effort to the final phase to fix Fuller’s Infrastructure.
The greater Framingham community is invited to attend several informational Community Events during the month of November, to learn about the design, cost, and timeline for the Fuller Middle School Building Project.
Curriculum Coordinator of ELs & Bilingual Programs:
Language Assessment Coordinator:
Manager of Translation & Interpreting Services:
Family Engagement Coordinator:
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
73 Mt. Wayte Avenue, Suite #5 Framingham, MA 01702