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ESL in Elementary Schools

Elementary students in kindergarten through fifth grade who are developing English proficiency can attend one of our ten schools offering ESL support. Learn about ESL in our elementary schools.

ESL in Middle Schools

Middle School students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grade who are developing English proficiency can attend one of our four middle schools offering ESL support. Learn about ESL at Middle Schools.

ESL in High Schools

High School students in the ninth through twelfth grade who are developing English proficiency can attend one of four high schools offering ESL support. Learn about High School ESL

Adult ESL

Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are held every semester at the Education and Administration Center. Enrollment occurs in both September and January. The 10-week class is free and materials are provided. These classes are designed for beginning and intermediate English learners.

Qualifying for ESL Services

During enrollment, every family completes the Language Information section of the Online Registration form. Those who indicate the use of a language other than English are contacted to participate in an interview to determine language needs and tested for English language proficiency using the state required W-APT or WIDA Screener when appropriate. Get details on qualifying.

English as a Second Language

The English as a Second Language (ESL) Department assists culturally and linguistically diverse students in developing social and academic English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing that allows for meaningful access to grade level content.

English as a Second Language

Overview
The English as a Second Language (ESL) Department assists culturally and linguistically diverse students in developing social and academic English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing that allows for meaningful access to grade level content.
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Hours
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Location
Education and Administration Center
1110 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920