J. Frank Dobie College Prep Academy

English Language Development Academy

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the English Language Development Academy, ELDA, is to provide immigrant youth instruction using a communicative approach to learning language and rigorous, relevant content using a world-class curriculum in order to ensure all students demonstrate high academic achievement and develop confidence and character to succeed in high school and beyond. 


What We Offer

  • Sheltered Instruction classes
  • Challenging and rigorous content
  • Activity-based curriculum
  • Interdisciplinary projects
  • Instructional Technology