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Instructor: ESL Staff
Date range: March 9 to May 8
(No class: April 6 - April 10.)
Quarter: Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Term Dates

March 9 to May 8, 2020
No classes April 6 to April 10, 2020

The Palo Alto Adult School ESL program offers many classes to help you meet your English learning goals. To enter our free classes, new students must register for a placement test. There is no childcare for the test or the classes. To register for the placement test, come in to the Greendell ESL office at 4120 Middlefield Road, room P10, or the Palo Alto High School Adult School office at 50 Embarcadero Road.

**Students who are not registered to take the placement test will not be allowed to take the test.**

Enrollment Policies

  • You must be able to attend the full 8 weeks.
  • You will be required to buy a textbook for the class.
  • If you leave before the end of a session you may not return until the next session,
    and must pay a $20 re-entry fee.
  • There is no childcare.

**When your registration is completed, you will select one of the test dates shown below.**



For information on testing, please contact the Adult School office at (650) 329-3752
or send email to adultschool@pausd.org.


Site 1: Greendell School:
— Literacy through Advanced Low Levels (Monday – Thursday 9 a.m.-12 Noon)
Site 2: Escondido Village, Stanford:
— Advanced Level (Monday – Thursday 9 a.m.-12 Noon)

Site 1: Greendell School:
— Pre-Literacy (Monday and Wednesday 1-3 p.m.)
— Advanced Low Level (Monday – Thursday 12:30-3:30 p.m.)

EVENING CLASSES (6:30 – 9:30 p.m.)
Site 3: Palo Alto High School:
— Literacy (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)
— Literacy through Advanced Low Levels (Monday and Wednesday)

See English Enrichment classes.


* Pre-literacy *

Do you know someone who needs to learn to read?
Do you know anyone who cannot read and write in their first language and/or English?
Please call (650) 329-3752 for information on our Introduction to Literacy program.

¿Conoce a alguien quien quiere aprender a leer en inglés?
Por favor llame a (650) 329-3752 para más información.