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Bilingual Education

Statistics

State Profile of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students
2006-07

Number of language minority students

286,870

Number of limited English proficient (LEP) students

61,828

Number of languages represented by New Jersey students

167

Total districts serving limited English proficient (LEP) students

471

Number of districts with bilingual education programs

81

Number of districts with only full-time bilingual education

11

Number of districts with only alternative (part-time) bilingual education

35

Number of districts with full-time AND alternative (part-time) bilingual education Programs

25

Number of districts with full-time bilingual education and bilingual waiver

10

Number of districts with ESL-only (including high-intensity ESL) programs

225

Number of districts with English Language Services (ELS) Programs
149