Multilingual Education & Migrant Programs

  • A collection of names of languages

    Hays CISD proudly serves over 3,050 students for whom English is not their primary language. In Texas, the predominant language of immigrants is Spanish, however, Hays CISD is fortunate to have 43 additional languages spoken. 

Bilingual Program Mission & Goals

  • Mission: It is the mission of the Hays CISD Multilingual Department to prepare all students from diverse languages, cultures and backgrounds to become successful, productive citizens within our global society.


    • Achieve academic proficiency in all subjects, meeting or exceeding expectations. 
    • Enable students to maintain skills in their primary languages as well as develop skills in their secondary language, thus enabling them to function fully in the general academic program and in future occupational opportunities. 
    • Provide opportunities to develop and identify with their cultural heritage as well as cultivating an understanding of other cultures, thereby developing a positive attitude toward fellow students, their families, and their communities.
    • Become bilingual/biliterate members of the community as well as lifelong learners.

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