English as a Second Language

Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program site.  Thank you for your interest.
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, Lynbrook High School, and NOVA. They 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.
Students need to be able to fill out this form on testing day https://goo.gl/Re1jXE
You can register for a free ESL placement test now.

To register call 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).

All January ESL placement test dates are full. The next ESL placement tests are in February:.

Wednesday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Friday,February 17 at 9 a.m. and 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