English as a Second Language Program (ESL)
Providing a Transitional Program of Instruction to St. Clair County English Language Learners in grades K – 12.
Contact Amanda Swaim at (618) 825-3960
A.M. Program 8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. (Doors open at 8:20 a.m.)
English Language Learners in grades 9 – 12
District arranged transportation picks students up at home and transports them to the St. Clair County ROE
Sheltered content classes offered in English as a Second Language, science, social studies, geography, civics and government, U.S. history, consumer education, or health.
Students take three classes per school year with classes counting toward graduation requirements.
P.M. Program 1:20 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
English Language Learners in grades K – 8
English as a Second Language including reading, writing, speaking, and listening is taught
Students are picked up at their home district schools, brought to the ESL Program at the ROE and returned to their homes after school.
Amanda Swaim, Teacher
Josh Wilkens, Teacher
Madison Hurd, Paraprofessional
Gabriell Garland, Paraprofessional
First day for a.m. classes is Wednesday, August 16, 2023.
First day for p.m. classes is Wednesday August 23, 2023.
The ESL Program will NOT meet on the following days:
*LAST DAY for ESL classes – Friday, May 24, 2024
* Additional days may be added to the calendar at a later date
If your student’s school is in session on these days, he or she should stay in the regular school the whole day. Students may need alternative bussing arrangements.
If your student’s school is not in session on these days, he or she should not come to ESL.