|SEL Level||Theme||Frequency||Mean Rank|
|Student SEL Competencies||
English Language Support|
Ways to enhance English comprehension and communication skills as a pathway to integration and advancement.
Newcomer students desire to develop positive relationships with peers (both other newcomer and U.S.-born students).
Ways in which schools as a whole promote resiliency among newcomer students.
Key attributes of teachers and staff to instill confidence, trust, and foster success among newcomer students.
Orientation to Rules and Norms|
Communicating vital information, including information on social norms, school rules, systems and operations, and available resources.
Sense of School Belonging|
Ways for schools to enhance newcomers’ sense of belonging.
The quality of school support related to social identity, language, customs, beliefs, and values identified by newcomer students as helping them to feel welcome, to acclimate, and to succeed.