Williamsville Central School District

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Program Description

A Description of Our LOTE Program by Level

Elementary (K-4)

  • The K-4 Infusion of Multiculturalism Program teaches students about different cultures through holidays and celebrations. Students are exposed to simple vocabulary in different languages.
  • Click on this link to view the K-4 Infusion of Multiculturalism program.
Middle School (5-8)

  • Formal study of French or Spanish begins in grade 6.
  • Emphasis is on increasing the ability to communicate through listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  • Study of the culture relating to each language is an integral part of the program.
  • Our students take a district assessment at the end of grade 8. They are then recommended for high school placement options.
High School (9-12)

  • Upon entering grade 9, students are encouraged to continue at the second level of language started in middle school, and/or begin level one of a different language. French, German, Latin and Spanish are offered based on sufficient enrollment levels.
  • Students take a district assessment when they reach the appropriate level of proficiency.
  • Continued advanced study further refines, develops and enhances a given language beyond the Regents examination standard.
  • Use follwing links to access high school course catalogs to view LOTE course descriptions:
  1. East High School Course Catalog
  2. North High School Course Catalog
  3. South High School Course Catalog