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Graduation

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
  • What time does graduation start?
    • Promptly at 6pm
  • What time do the doors open?
    • 5:00pm
  • What is the address to ELAC?
    • 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754
  • What time does the graduate have to be at ELAC?
    • The graduate should be at ELAC by 4:30pm
    • Please note that NO ONE will be allowed to enter the field after the ceremony has begun.
  • What parking lot is closest?
    • The closest parking lot to Weingart Stadium is on the corner of Floral and Bleakwood Aves.
  • Can I bring umbrellas, balloons, noisemakers, or signs to the stadium?
    • No. If you bring any of those to the stadium, you will be asked to return to your car to put them back. 
  • Can graduates decorate the top of their cap?
    • No, they may not.
 
To be considered a candidate for the California State Seal of Bilingual Literacy, students must meet the following requirements.
 
1. Complete all English language arts requirements for graduation with a 2.0-grade point average or higher.
 
2. Proficiency in one or more languages other than English, demonstrated through one of the following: (Verification method)
 
  • Pass a foreign language Advanced Placement (AP) exam with a score of 3 or higher
  • Successful completion of a four-year high school course of study in a world language, achieving a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrating oral proficiency
 
3. This ONLY applies only if the student is an English Learner:
 
  • Complete the above requirements in addition to earning a level (4) on the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC), therefore demonstrate command of English.
 
If you think you qualify, you must complete the following form https://forms.gle/bxqBbxcKUWgp5F57A
 
Para ser considerado un candidato para el Sello de Alfabetización Bilingüe del Estado de California, los estudiantes deben cumplir con los siguientes requisitos.
 
1. Completar todos los requisitos de artes del lenguaje en inglés para la graduación con un promedio de calificaciones de 2.0 o más.
 
2. Dominio de uno o más idiomas distintos del inglés, demostrado mediante uno de los siguientes: (método de verificación)
 
  • Aprobar un examen de Colocación Avanzada (AP) de idioma extranjero con una puntuación de 3 o más, 
  • Completar con éxito un curso de estudios de secundaria de cuatro años en un idioma del mundo, lograr un GPA de 3.0 y demostrar competencia ora
 
3. Esto SOLO se aplica si el estudiante es un aprendiz de inglés: Complete los requisitos anteriores además de obtener un nivel (4) en las Evaluaciones de dominio del idioma inglés para California (ELPAC), por lo tanto, demuestre dominio del inglés.
 
Si cree que califica, debe completar el siguiente formulario
 
* If a student is unsure if they meet the minimum graduation requirements, they should contact their counselor immediately.