3145 West 46th Street Cleveland, OH 44102 216.838.7150 PreK – 12
For students who have just arrived in Cleveland from other countries and Puerto Rico, Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy provides a welcoming learning environment to help you get used to your new surroundings. The PreK-12 school is designed to help you find your way in a new country with a different language and different customs.
Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy provides rigorous English as a Second Language (ESL) intervention classes and a comprehensive academic program to help you graduate and go on to college and careers.
You will be supported with the help of:
• highly trained staff endorsed by Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). • bilingual instructional aides who speak in your native language to provide academic reinforcement. • English as a Second Language in the four domains (speaking, listening, reading and writing) to help you keep up with your grade-level curriculum. • increased cultural acclimation through enrichment activities. • opportunities to acclimate parents and families to the community and make them aware of available resources. • individualized educational and social-emotional interventions for those who need additional support, including after-school tutoring, social groups, cultural groups and clubs.
Highlighted academic offerings:
• Flexible grouping for all grade levels • Technology-assisted programs and resources • Summer school enrichment program • Programs for students with special needs