English as a New Language
    Our community welcomes you to the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District.  Our district is rich in linguistic diversity as we now have over 25 languages that are spoken in the homes of our students and their families.  We encourage ELLs to share their language and culture with all of as they join our POB family. 
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     Dorothy Drexel
    Any questions?  Please contact ENL Chairperson, Ms. Dorothy Drexel      
                                       ddrexel@pobschools.org  (516) 434-3311  
                                             We always love to hear from you!
    Check out our ENL Family Guide Webpage HERE
    Important Information Regarding Changes to NYS Common Core Exams in ELA and Mathematics, Grades 3-8
    Please click the links below to read information in several languages:
                                                             Our ENL Staff           


    Judy Jacobs Parkway Elementary School

    Ms. Joan Moore

    Old Bethpage Elementary School

    Mr. Richard D’Esposito

    Pasadena Elementary School

    Ms. Nicole Hacker & Ms. Lauren Teemsma

    Stratford Road Elementary School

    Ms. Andrea Carruth & Ms. Saira Urena

    Mattlin Middle School

    Ms. Joan Moore

    Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School

    Ms. Alyssa Carroll

    Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School

    Ms. Ellen Feldman



    What Languages Do Our Students Speak in POB? 

    *Japanese  *Gujarati  *Malayalam  *Turkish   *Korean  *Telugu  *Tamil  *Bengali   *Spanish  *Hebrew  *Greek  *Gujarati

    *Hindi  *Punjabi  *Russian  *Vietnamese   *Chinese  *Urdu  *Cantonese   *Farsi  *Pashto  *Tagalog