Evening Study Center


Our Evening Study Centers offer educational classes for parents that want to learn how to speak, read and write in English. The goal of the Evening Study Center is to help parents comprehend what they read and hear in English, so that they can be more involved in their child's education.

We currently have three schools with an Evening Study Center. The hosting schools are:

Class details

Classes take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Adults that want to attend will take a test to score language skills and determine their class level.

What time are the classes?

  • Montclair Elementary: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m
  • Freeman Elementary: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m
  • Bussey Middle School: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m

For dates, see the Class schedules below.

How much does it cost?

Parents pay $25 cash to attend. This cost includes a set of two books that will be used for the class.

Who can register?

All parents of Garland ISD students are welcome to register, but parents of students at the hosting schools are given first preference.

How do I register?

Parents may register at one of the hosting schools. When registration is open, details will be posted on this page.

Is childcare provided?

Montclair and Freeman Elementary Evening Study Centers offer enrichment and pre-literacy classes for students in grades Pre-K through 2nd grade, and extra STAAR support for students in 3rd through 6th grade while you attend your class. This is a continuation of learning and not childcare.

No childcare or classes are available for students at the Bussey Middle School Evening Study Center. It is for Adult ESL classes only.

Contact us

For more information about the Evening Study Centers, contact:

Family & Community Engagement