Adult ESL Night School

  • Welcome to Adult ESL Night School

    • WHAT WE TEACH:  Levels range from Beginner to Advanced. Students learn reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, with an emphasis on reading. In addition, students are taught math, digital literacy and civics skills. Classes fill quickly!
    • PLACEMENT:  Students are placed into a level with a reading test and may not choose a level. Children of students are not allowed to attend classes; however, childcare is offered at the Higgins Education Center site. 
    • REQUIREMENTS:  Students may not miss more than four classes any semester. New students must attend one of the orientation dates. The testing date will be provided during orientation and in the registration link. Testing will take three hours. Advanced-level students must attend an extra night of testing for reading instruction prior to the first night of class.

    • Registration will begin July for the August 2023 Semester.  For interest please fill out this form:
    • To stay informed please check back or you can follow our social media Here!

    Testing dates TBA!  Complete the online registration to see which dates you can take a reading test.

    Conant High School -
    Orientation Monday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m., in the cafeteria

    Classes begin: Wednesday January 18

    Classes Held: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

    Palatine High School -
    Orientation Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m., in the cafeteria

    Classes begin: Tuesday January 24

    Classes Held: Tuesdays and Thursdays  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

    Summer session for those who registered in fall or spring will run 3 days a week.  (NO NEW STUDENTS)

    CHS and some HEC classes  Mon, Tues, Wed (Tuesdays on Zoom)  May 1-June 27
    PHS and some HEC classes Tues, Wed. Thurs (Wednesdays on Zoom)  May 2-June 22

    Additional questions? Contact Julie Frost @ or text at 331-444-2766.

District 211 Adult ESL Orientation

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  • Any further questions, contact Julie Frost @ or text at 331-444-2766.