Language Resources

Did you know?

Franklin Pierce families speak 46 languages! Email in any language to make request or ask a staff member to use the Language Link Interpreting services.

We encourage you to use the District Interpreter and Translation Services, please contact your school office if you have any questions or concerns about Franklin Pierce language services.

Translating the website (Video tutorial)

Cambiar idioma (Vídeo tutorial)


Interpreter & Translation Services for Families

Your Child’s education is very important.  As the parent/ guardian of a District Student, you have the right to participate in your child’s education, including communicating with teachers and staff about your child. Franklin Pierce offers interpreter and translation services to families free of charge.

Our District uses the following services to meet the language needs of our families:

District Spanish Line (253) 298-3014 Linea en español para familias y estudiantes  

In- Person Oral Interpretation A live interpreter is needed to convert spoken words from one language to another in real-time. In- person interpreters are available in several languages, subject to scheduling and availability.
Phone Oral Interpretation A phone service “Language LINK” provides on the spot interpretation in over 200 languages within 30 seconds.
Written Translation A written document needs to be translated into a different language to be accessible to speakers of other languages. Documents are professionally translated as needed and requested.

How to Request an Interpreter:

Family & Community Partnerships Office
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 315 129th St. South Tacoma, WA 9844

 (253) 298-3014 (Spanish Line)

 (253) 579-3340 (Spanish Text)


Interested In Becoming an Interpreter?

We are always working to strengthen our language access services. We encourage all bilingual persons who are interested to join our group of interpreters and translators.

Please complete our Interpreter Interest Form and a staff member will connect with you about current opportunities.