Bilingual Department

Office Hours:

11:30AM to 12:00PM

Monday Through Friday

Link to Zoom meeting can be found in the ELD Schoology Group Under Resources


Our department services Limited English Proficient students ranging from Newcomers to the country to Long Term English Learners.  We offer ELD classes’ levels 1-4, and LTEL courses to over 300 English Learner students.

Our EL Counselor, Ms. Palomo works with ELD students who have recently arrived to the country or started at Poly while still taking ELD courses. Her caseload ranges from grades 9-12.

Long Term English Learners are dispersed by grade level between the different SLC’s at Poly.   (Freshman Ctr., Magnet, 10th grade Ctr., Royal, and Gold Academy)

  • If your child is LTEL contact the counselor by grade level.

  • If you have questions regarding EL testing, ELAC, or student progress as an EL student contact Ms. Marixa Pleitez. (See staff list to the right)