English as a Second Language

Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program site.  Thank you for your interest.
Unfortunately, our ESL Program is FULL for this school year. Please register for a placement test to be eligible to enroll in an ESL class for the 2016-2017 school year.

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

All ESL classes meet two times a week.   Our morning classes are at the Adult Education Center and Lynbrook High School and meet from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.. 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 2016-2017 school year.
Registration for the test begins on May 10, 2016.

Starting May 10, 2016, you can register for a placement 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. You can also register by coming in to our office at 591 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale (room 3).

Below are the dates for the August placement tests.

Wednesday, August 3 -- 5 p.m. -- FULL
Wednesday, August 10 -- 9 a.m. -- FULL
Wednesday, August 10--10 a.m.-- FULL
Wednesday, August 10 -- 11 a.m.--
Thursday, August 11 -- 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 11--6 p.m. - FULL
Thursday, August 11 -- 7 p.m. - FULL
Friday, August 26 -- 9 a.m.
Friday, August 26 -- 10 a.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: 
Department Phone: 
(408) 522-2733