Understanding Education Systems and Foreign Transcripts in Six Selected Countries

  • The following files contain information regarding the Education Systems in six selected countries from which a significant number of ELLs on Long Island have immigrated.  They are:

    • Dominican Republic
    • El Salvador
    • Guatemala
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Mexico

    This information is being provided to assist district personnel in understanding how transcripts received from these countries can be equated with the United States education system in order to make informed decisions about ELL student grade placement and for awarding high school credits.

    10/2/2018 - The entry for the Dominican Republic is currenly under revision as the education system in that country was restructured in 2013 around the time that this guide was published.  Until the revision is complete, please see the following link for more information: http://www.educando.edu.do/portal/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Ordenanza-03_2013_estructura-sistema-educativo-RD.pdf