ABSS ESL Department

The Alamance-Burlington School System is located centrally in NC surrounded by Guilford County, Orange County, Caswell County, Chatham, and Randolph County in Region 5. We are approximately the 15th largest school district in NC by student population with over 23,000 students. Our school district has 36 schools – 20 elementary, 13 secondary, and three specialized schools. Our EL population ranges from 2000-2200 year to year. That EL total is 7-8th highest in NC. Our total NOM population exceeds 6,000 which is more than 25% of our overall student population. We have over 52 different languages represented throughout our student body. More than 92% of our ELs are from Spanish speaking homes. The other top languages represented are Vietnamese, Chinese, Lao, Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Portuguese, Tagalog, and Korean – each with less than 1% of the EL population.

ABSS Central Office (CO)

1712 Vaughn Road

Burlington, NC 27217