Welcome to the English Language Support Center

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    English Language Support Center





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About the English Language Support Center


    The English Language Support Center is a transitional program for newcomer high school English Language Learners enrolled in Wicomico County Schools who benefit from sheltered content classes in English Language Arts, History and Government, Science, and Math. In order to facilitate both content and language acquisition, core content classes at the Center are co-taught by content teachers in partnership with ESOL teachers and bilingual assistants. Students also have a small- group English Language Development (ELD/ESOL) period. Students are enrolled in electives at their home high school.


    High School students enrolled at the English Language Support Center must first enroll at their home school and are placed in classes at the Center based on their English Language proficiency level. Shuttle bus transportation is provided from students' home schools to and from the Center each day.


    For more information please call 410-677-4537 or email Ms. Constance Donigan.


  • Please join us at a future Fall or Spring Family Night, where community organizations and partners join us to share resources with our students and their families! Please contact us if you are interested in being a partner at this event.

  • The English Language Support Center is located in the Schumaker Complex next to Parkside High School. Our address is 916 South Schumaker Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. Click HERE for a map to the ELSC.