• Alert:

    With the current county increase in positive COVID cases and in our area, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education are strongly encouraging full-remote learning. Tomorrow, Friday, November 20th, grades K-5 will attend school in-person and grades 6-12 will be remote. Beginning on Monday, November 23rd through Friday, December 4th all students K-12 will be full remote learning.

    District officials will re-evaluate our situation Thursday, December 3rd, with an announcement made on December 3rd regarding our following weeks schedule. We plan to return on December 7th with our current hybrid in-person schedule. Career and Technology students will attend the Career and Technology Center tomorrow.

    December 2, 3 and 4- Live Virtual Instruction all students- CTC Remote Learning

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English Language Development

Last Updated: 9/3/2019 3:33 PM

Mission Statement


The mission of the English Language Development (ELD) Program of the Juniata Valley School District to provide instruction and support in English language development to foster the linguistic, academic progress, personal and social growth of English Learners (ELs).


Goals and Objectives


The purpose of the English as a Second Language Program of the Juniata Valley School District is to create a culturally sensitive environment where students acquiring English are given the opportunity to develop the language skills necessary to communicate for social and instructional purposes in order to succeed in school and community. The emphasis placed on achieving benchmarks is adjusted to the needs of the individual student.


The objectives of our ELD Program are as follows:


  1. English learners acquire full proficiency in English at or better than expected growth.
  2. Decrease in the number of Long-term ELs not making progress in English language proficiency.
  3. Classroom teachers and administrators understand and accept the specific language acquisition needs of ELs and actively seek ways to better serve this population.

Non-English parent(s) are provided access to participate in their child’s education on an equal basis as their English-speaking peers (communication in a mode and language they can understand, timely notification of the English Language acquisition progress of their child, opportunities to participate in district programs)