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To enter our free ESL classes, new students are required to register for an online placement test.

AUGUST 3, 2020

*NEW* ESL STUDENTS Welcome new students! To enter our free ESL classes, new students are required to register online AND to take a placement exam. The placement exam is an oral interview by phone. To register and sign up for the placement exam (oral interview), click here.

Welcome back! Our classes will be online this fall. If you were enrolled in one of our ESL classes in 2019-2020, it is not necessary to take a placement test. To complete the form and register for the same class you attended last year, click here.

Key Dates

Fall Quarter 2020

Fall Quarter Dates:Sep. 8-Nov. 13, 2020

Registration Begins:Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

ESL Placement Testing Registration Begins:Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

ESL Classes:Sep. 8-Dec. 11, 2020

Writing Academy:Sep. 10-Nov. 13, 2020

No Classes:Nov. 11 & Nov. 23-27, 2020

OFFICE PHONE: (650) 329-3752
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Due to Covid-19, the Adult School office is closed to the public. Please email any questions and concerns to adultschool@pausd.org and they will be answered promptly. Some required textbooks can be purchased at the adult school office
Mon-Thu 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Please contact the office for textbook availability at (650) 329-3752.
Please note that certificates will be processed by email only during the shutdown. We appreciate your support and patience during this time.

Message from the Principal

Dear Community Members,

As we get ready for our fall quarter 2020, we’re hoping you and your families are staying safe and well! We have a great Live Online lineup, including Arts and Crafts, Birding, Health & Fitness, World Languages, as well as our ESL and English Enrichment programs, Writing Academy — and more! We look forward to ‘seeing’ you at the Adult School (online)!

Dave Hoshiwara, Principal