English Language Learners (ELL) Program

Of the seven continents on Earth, the Chariho Regional School District has been privileged to have welcomed students from five of those continents.  Currently, 15 students are enrolled in the English Language Learners (ELL) program at Chariho, both at the elementary and secondary levels.

The native countries of our current students include:

  • Bolivia
  • Colombia
  • Haiti
  • Mexico
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

For more information on Chariho’s ELL program, click on the accompanying PowerPoint presentation as well as on Chariho's ELL Brochure. Additional information regarding Chariho's graduation requirements are also accessible on the accompanying Parent Presentation PowerPoint. Chariho also is part of the South County Consortium, which is a professional organization servicing the school districts of Block Island, Chariho, East Greenwich, Exeter-West Greenwich, Narragansett, South Kingstown and Westerly.


The 2016-17 ACCESS Language Proficiency tests will be administered to our ELLs in January and February.  Both the High School and Middle School will participate in the testing, as well as the following elementary schools: Ashaway and Richmond.  Again, the ACCESS tests will be computer-based.


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Brothers, Doram and Freddie, spearheaded a food drive at Chariho Middle School that resulted in the collection of more than 3,500 cans of food this Thanksgiving.  The Chariho community thanks you.



Chariho High School junior Araya Jantawan is one of two underclassmen to receive the following 2016-17 award:  Excellence in Art in the Mixed Media Art Class. Congratulations, Araya!


Kimberly Alvarez-Alor is the recipient of this year's 8th Grade Bronze Award in ELA for academic excellence. Way to go, Kim!


MUSICAL: This year's field trip will take our ELLs to a musical at Theater by the Sea. Students will enjoy songs from Beehive, a musical that looks back on the political and cultural changes that took place during the Civil Rights Era of the 1960s. Enjoy the show!

ELL Program (PowerPoint)2.67 MB
ELL Program (pdf)1.92 MB
Chariho's ELL Brochure.doc81.5 KB
parent_presentationr1.pdf.ppt1.51 MB