ALERT: Instruction moves to distance and online learning. School phone lines and emails remain open for communication with families.
English as a Second Language (ESL) supports students who are learning English. These students speak a first language or additional languages other than English and need to develop their English language skills to be successful in the classroom.
To be eligible for this programming, students must be:
For more information about eligibility, contact your child’s designated school.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in English as a Second Language will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Yellow busing is not available for students in ESL programming. For more information about busing, contact your child’s designated school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.