Academics at Thurgood Marshall
Bilingual Program (EL)
Bilingual services include English Learners programs, bilingual instructional assistants who support students with limited English proficiency, and assistance with referrals to health care, employment, and legal services.
Advanced Learning Opportunity Program (ALO)
Advanced Learning Opportunity Program (ALOs) are District-supported individual school-based programs for students identified as needing more academic challenges. All students who are District-identified for Highly Capable Services or Spectrum, as well as teacher-identified students at ALO schools, may participate. These students are typically clustered in classrooms to provide appropriate differentiation and acceleration.
Highly Capable Cohort (HCC)
Highly Capable Services are designed for students identified as Highly Capable to provide advanced curricula as well as support their social and emotional needs all the way through graduation. Highly Capable Services include a self-contained path called the Highly Capable Cohort (formerly known as the Accelerated Progress Program or APP), which provides a rigorous curriculum in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. The curriculum is presented at an accelerated learning pace and/or advanced level of complexity and depth, requiring students to perform significantly above grade level.
The PEACE Academy is the Preschool and Elementary Autism Center for Education, a Special Education Program based on educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. Each student has access to an appropriate learning environment and an opportunity for education with non-disabled students to the maximum extent appropriate at his or her chosen school or at a site as close as possible to his or her neighborhood school.