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English Language Development

Are you new to the US? Are you interested in personalized English language instruction for your multilingual children?

BHS welcomes students from all over the world. Our goal is to accelerate English language development and enhance each child's acculturation into United States schools. We serve multilingual learners by delivering specialized instruction based on their individual language needs.

BHS prides itself on its student-centered approach to education. A focus on giving each child a strong sense of belonging and developing classroom community is an integral part of our culture in Bloomfield Hills Schools.


Developmental Kindergarten-2nd:

  • All students receive support at their home school

Grades 3-5:

  • Newcomer* ELD program at Way Elementary
  • ELD Support: at student’s home school

Middle School

Newcomer* ELD program: grades 6-8 at North Hills Middle School

ELD Support: grades 6-8 at student’s home school

High School

Newcomer* ELD Courses (elective credit)

ELD Courses, ELD I & ELD II (ELA credit)

*Newcomers students: 1st or 2nd year in US schools & Entering or Beginning Stages of English Language Proficiency