Lesher Middle School

an IB World School

Spanish Literacy


International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) developed and delivered in the target language of Spanish and assessed using the IBMYP Assessment Criteria for Language and Literature rather than Language Acquisition.

100% instruction in Spanish grades 6 - 8.

Heterogeneous language and ability groups.

"Honors level" instruction/collaboration for ALL students.

Push-in Integrated Services for students with special education needs.


Bilingual Elementary Schools Represented: Harris & Irish


MAGGIE RODRIGUEZ, M. Ed. - Special Education


CMAS- Colorado Measures of Academic Success

ACCESS- English Language Acquisition

MAPS- Reading / Math / Science

SRI- Scholastic Reading Inventory

INSIDE- Reading / Language Gains Assessment

OW- Spanish Literacy Assessment


High school graduation credit for Spanish Literacy courses.

Puts Lesher students on a path to earn PSD's Seal of Biliteracy, a credential for graduating high school students who can read, speak, listen and write at a high level in English as well as another language. The Seal of Biliteracy appears on the diploma, is documented on the official transcript, and the student receives an honorary cord to wear at graduation.

Development of stronger parent/school connection for Spanish speaking families through workshops and Viking Volunteers (Parent-Teacher Organization) involvement.

Exchange/study abroad opportunities.

For more information about Lesher's Spanish Literacy Program please contact:

Family Liaison Veronica Carrillo - 970-472-3853 - veronicc@psdschools.org (ENGLISH / ESPAÑOL)

Teacher Maggie Rodriguez - 970-472-3839 - margarir@psdschools.org (ENGLISH / ESPAÑOL)

Lesher Middle School, an IB World School
1400 Stover Street Fort Collins CO 80524
Phone:970.472.3800 Fax:970.472.3880 Attendance: 970.472.3815