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Class Locations

Main Office & ESL1-3:
401 Pacific Ave. Alameda
Office Hours:  M-TH: 9-5 F: 9-1
Main Number: 510-522-3858

ESL 4-6:
Island High School (IHS) 500 Pacific Ave. 
Office Hours:  M-TH: 3-9 
Main Number: 510-748-4024 x 124

Family Literacy:
Ruby Bridges: 351 Jack London Ave.

Class Information

esl class schedule

Morning

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

 

Evening

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 

M-Th

6:00-9:00 pm

IHS 26

esl level descriptions

Family Literacy: ESL and parent education class provided for parents of Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) children at Ruby Bridges. Childcare is provided.

ESL1 beginning-literacy level: Students who enter this level are unable to read or write in English. They may have limited verbal English proficiency.

ESL 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 intermediate-high level: Students enter the intermediate-high level with enough ability in the use of English to function independently in most situations.

ESL 6 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.