English as a Second Language

International High School of New Orleans offers a robust English as a Second Language (ESL) program for students that have recently moved to the States and continue to work towards full English proficiency. The ESL department, led by Ms. Causey, offers students tools and programs for English acquisition, on-level reading and writing practice parallel to national standards, academic support in all classes, and social and emotional support. The ESL department works closely with all academic departments, social workers, counselors, culture team, front office, nurse, athletic coordinator, and administration to ensure that English Learners receive holistic support as they acclimate to a new school, language and culture. At IHSNO we value English Learners as part of our dynamic and diverse student population and are proud of their hard work and achievements.