Kirk Barton The mission of the ESOL Department at Norcross High School is to provide limited English proficient students with appropriate learning opportunities as they pursue a high school diploma. In addition to helping the student develop proficiency in English, the Department provides sheltered content courses in Social Studies, Science, Math, Health, Physical Education, and Business Technology. ESOL teachers help students learn about American customs and ways of life, while respecting the customs and habits they bring with them to this new environment.