ELS/Silicon Valley is located in Cupertino in the middle of Silicon Valley, less than an hour south of San Francisco. The city of Cupertino is a wealthy and safe suburban city of 58,000 people. The region is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations.
These include Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft. Silicon Valley is home to many ELS partner schools, including De Anza College, which is located just across the street. There are many entertainment choices, including cultural festivals, shopping malls, restaurants, theaters, golf
courses and museums.
Homestays in the area(Homestay)
Note: ELS will place the student in one of the listed room types based on availability (same price). Most students are placed in a double room.
Host family students are responsible for their personal transportation. Most students use the ELS airport pick up service or an airport shuttle service.
Hanford Home - Primarily FEMALE Residence(Student Residence (Off Campus))
Available for Female students, though Male students may occasionally be housed here, This house is a brand new duplex (built in 2014) and features three Double rooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and lounge, and a spacious front yard. The managers of the AEG Student Residences live in the attached home.
Garden Gate Home - MALE Residence(Student Residence (Off Campus))
Exclusively for male students. It features 4 bedrooms (three Double Rooms and one Single Room with a private half bath), 1.5 bathrooms, a large living room, and a spacious backyard. This residence is down the street from the Managers' home, so your students will be able to get help at any time should they need assistance.