English as a Second Language

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 School main campus, 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 free placement test in order to enroll for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. To register for a placement test, call 408-522-2700, Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and, on Friday from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 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 (Room3).

The next enrollment period for the 2017-2018 English as a Second Language Program will be in August 2017. Registration opens in July 2017 for the ESL Placement Test.

Department Contact: 
Linda Brummer
Department Email: 
Department Phone: 
(408) 522-2733