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ESL Class Information

Main Office and ESL Classes levels 1-4 located at:

401 Pacific Ave. Alameda, CA 94501

Office Hours:

M-TH: 9-5 Friday: 9-1

Main Number: 510-522-3858


ESL Levels 5-6 classes located at:

Island High School (IHS) 500 Pacific Ave. Alameda, CA 94501


Family Literacy classes located at:

Ruby Bridges: 351 Jack London Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Family Literacy: ESL and parent education class provided for parents of AUSD children at Ruby Bridges. Childcare is provided.

ESL beginning-literacy level: Students who enter this level are unable to read or write in English. They may have limited verbal English proficiency.

ESL beginning-low level: Students enter the beginning-low level with little or no ability to read or write English. They are unable to function unassisted in situations requiring spoken English.

ESL beginning-high level: Students enter the beginning-high level with limited ability to read and write English; their use of English is limited to speaking English in situations related to their immediate needs.

ESL intermediate-low level: Students enter the intermediate-low level with enough ability in the use of English to function satisfactorily in basic survival situations related to their needs.

ESL intermediate-high level: Students enter the intermediate-high level with enough ability in the use of English to function independently in most situations.

ESL advanced-bridge: Students enter the advanced level with enough ability in the use of English to function effectively in familiar and unfamiliar social, community, work and academic situations.


Level Day Time Room
Family Literacy TWTh 8:45 am- 11:45 am Ruby Bridges
Beginning Literacy M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 123
Beginning Literacy + M-TH 10:45 am- 12:15 123
Beginning Low M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 120
Beginning High M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 121
Intermediate Low M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 122
Intermediate High M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 26
Advanced Speaking and Listening TTh 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 25
Advanced Reading and Writing MW 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 25



Level Day Time  Room
Citizenship *Offered Term 1 and 2 F 9:30-12 121
Multi-level TWTH 12:30 - 3:30 pm 120



Level Day Time Room
Beginning Literacy M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 123
Beginning Low M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 120
Beginning High M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 121
Intermediate Low M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 122
Intermediate High/Advanced Speaking and Listening TTh 6:00-9:00 pm IHS 26
Intermediate High/Advanced Reading and Writing MW 6:00-9:00 pm IHS 26