Fort Sam Houston Elementary School


Welcome to English as a Second Language Program (ESL).  Our program provides intensive instruction that develops reading skills, listening and oral skills and written comprehension in English. ESL instruction is provided by homeroom teachers trained in recognizing, understanding and working with second language learners. Teachers use strategies and methods to make input comprehensible for students.


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Recent Posts

ESL Parent Literacy Workshop

Come learn a variety of ways to support reading, spelling, and writing for parents of prekinder, kindergarten and 1st grade ESL students.  
Date: Thursday, October 5
Place: Room 3 Green Ramp

Cuentos Project
This project allows students to connect to thier family members and preserve a story from their past.

Cuentos Reading

Cuentos Reading presentation will be on April 3, 2016  from 1:00-3:00 at the UTSA downtown Campus. Please join us as Mrs. Goff's students share their family stories. 

TELPAS Reading Exam

The Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) will be administered on Wednesday, March 23 beginning at 8 am. Please make sure your child is in attendance on this day.