English as a Second Language
Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program site. Thank you for your interest.
During the regular school year, our ESL program offers free classes at several levels: Pre-Literacy, Beginning Literacy, Low Beginning, High Beginning, Low Intermediate, and High Intermediate. If you feel that you are an advanced ESL student, please look at the English Enhancement Classes in our Community Interest program.
All ESL classes meet two times a week. Our morning classes are at the Adult Education Center and Lynbrook High School. All evening classes are from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. The night classes at Fremont High School and Columbia Middle School are held on Mondays and Wednesdays while the ones at Cupertino High School meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
New or returning ESL students for the 2013-2014 school year
If you are a new or returning ESL student and would like to enroll in a class for the 2013-2014 school year, you must first take a listening test at the Adult School. The next testing dates with spaces available are March 25 and 26. There is a $40.00 non-refundable testing and processing fee for the 2013-2014 school year.
You may register for the test by calling 408-522-2700, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and on Friday from 7:30 a.m.-12: p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. If you call, payment must be made by Visa or MasterCard. You can also register by coming into our office at 591 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale (room 1). If you do so, you can pay using either cash or a credit card.
Testing Dates and Times:
CURRENTLY WE HAVE LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR TESTS IN MARCH AND APRIL. PLEASE CALL OR COME IN TO REGISTER FOR A ESL PLACEMENT TEST. THANK YOU!
FUHSD Adult School (Sunnyvale-Cupertino) Mission:
Prepare students to achieve educational, career, and personal goals.
To this end, all of our students will achieve the following School-wide Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate an increased ability to communicate in both collaborative and independent settings.
2. Understand opportunities to become active and responsible members of our diverse community.
3. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
4. Demonstrate effective self-management and interpersonal skills. Set and pursue goals.
5. Use resources and technology.