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Thomas B. Lockamy,Jr. Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600


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World Languages Program

Students in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System have the opportunity to learn Latin, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Arabic. The instructors are all state certified and follow the guidelines established by the Georgia Department of Education. Students participate in language competitions, bilingual plays, dance and music performances, and other theme programs and events.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, a rigorous academic curriculum is offered for SCCPSS students. IB courses are recognized for college credit by many colleges and universities in the United States.

High school students may participate in Advanced Placement (AP) language programs. They may receive college credit if their AP standardized test scores meet the criteria set by their selected colleges.

Students who participate in a second language program .....

  • develop an appreciation for cultural diversity
  • successfully communicate in a pluralistic American society
  • improve communication skills when traveling abroad
  • develop higher-level thinking skills
  • achieve greater academic success
  • improve chances of being accepted into college
  • increase appreciation of world-wide sporting and cultural events
  • improve English language skills
  • become a more well-rounded individual
  • improve SAT scores
  • enhance language-related job prospects
  • prepare them to be global citizens in the 21st century
Careers in the following fields may require proficiency in multiple languages.....
  • Airline Industry
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Diplomacy
  • Education
  • Fashion
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Publishing
  • Research
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Travel/Tourism
Charles Neidlinger

Charles Neidlinger
Director of World Languages & ESOL
208 Bull Street, Room 211
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone:(912) 395-1145
Fax: (912) 201-7611
charles.neidlinger@sccpss.com