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Department Overview

English as a Second Language

We support all international enrollment. Enrollments for K-5th grade takes place at the school. Enrollments for new-to-country students 6-12th grade takes place at the International Enrollment Center by appointment only

North Carolina follows WIDA English Language Development Standards. Our department manages data, supports faculty, and parent outreach to support English Learners. You will find resources on all things ESL at the following link:



The International Enrollment Center is located on the campus of the Performance Learning Center. 

Phone: (704) 260-6464
4521 Weddington Road
Concord NC  28027


World map with flags of CCS Birth Countries of ESL Students


WIDA Supporting English Learners

WIDA provides language development resources to those who support the academic success of multilingual learners. We offer a comprehensive, research-based system of language standards, assessments, professional learning and educator assistance. WIDA’s trusted resources are used by 41 domestic states and territories and more than 400 international schools throughout the world.