ESOL Services 

ESOL is a free program
ESOL classes are taught at Shady Spring Elementary School during the school day.
Students take ESOL classes based on a placement test.
Summer school and additional support is available for some ESOL students.

ESOL Welcome Center 

Students MUST enroll through the ESOL Welcome Center if:

  • Shady Spring's front office directs family to Welcome Center 
  • The student is in grades 1-5
  • The student is moving to Shady Spring from out of state or abroad 

To make an appointment, call 443-809-6752 

Note: Kindergarten students do not go to the ESOL Welcome Center.  They are tested at Shady Spring Elementary School.  

ESOL Resources 

BCPS ESOL Twitter - 

BCPS Spanish Facebook page -