English as a Second Language

Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program site.  Thank you for your interest.

Summer school begins on Monday, June 15, 2015. You do NOT need a placement test to attend summer school. Classes meet twice a week for two hours at each class meeting. Please call (408.522.2700) or come into the office (591 W. Fremont Avenue, room 3) to register.

During the regular school year, our ESL program offers free classes at several levels:  Beginning Literacy, Low Beginning, High Beginning, Low Intermediate, High Intermediate, and Low Advanced. If you feel that you are a High 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. 

You must take a placement test in order to enroll for the 2015-2016 school year.

Placement Testing Dates and Times:
Tuesday, August 4 at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Wednesday, August 5, at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 11, at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Wednesday, August 12, at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

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.

Department Contact: 
Linda Brummer
 
Department Email: 
linda_brummer@fuhsd.org
 
Department Phone: 
(408) 522-2700