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Bilingual & ESL

Our Vision

As the Bilingual/ESL Department, our vision is to foster a culture of collaboration that advocates and ensures educational equity for the academic, linguistic and social success of all language learners.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase student achievement by effectively addressing the academic, linguistic and social needs of English language learners through bilingual/ESL programs that are research-based and celebratory of student diversity.


One-Way Dual Language is the bilingual program offered in Mineral Wells ISD. In this program we provide the one-way dual language model. The goal is to develop bilingualism and biliteracy, boost high academic achievement, and promote cross-cultural competence. The Bilingual program is available in Mineral Wells ISD in grade PK-6.

English as a Second Language

The English as a Second Language program (ESL) is an intensive English language instruction program provided by ESL certified teachers who are trained in effective second language acquisition methods. The goal of ESL programs is English learners to attain proficiency in English to participate equitably in school. Mineral Wells ISD has the ESL program in grades PK-12.

Model Percentages

Grade Span Spanish English
PK-1 80 20
2-3 50


4-6 20