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Adult ESL and Literacy

The mission of the Jeffco Adult ESL and Literacy program is to provide quality English language and literacy instruction that prepares adult learners for a successful future.

Classes are offered for students with Beginning to Advanced English skills. The classes are designed to challenge the English language learner to improve listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills. Pre and post-test assessments are used to measure student progress and guide instruction.

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Term 2 Enrollment: CLOSED

I'm Interested in Term 3

Term 3 is february 20 - June 16 2023, 15-weeks with 8 hours of instruction per week.

If you have questions, please email: [email protected]

Thank you!


Free day and evening English ESL (English as a Second Language) and Adult Basic Education English Language Arts* (ABE) classes are available for adults ages 18 and over.
 Terms are 10 - 15 weeks in length and are offered year-round with three managed enrollment periods.
Term 3 enrollment will open january 25, 2023.

Fill out the Term 3 interest form to receive an email when Term 3 enrollment opens.

*High school equivalency diploma (GED) classes are not currently offered.


2022-2023 Term 2 and Term 3

 * Schedules subject to change.


Family Literacy Building
5280 W. Ohio Ave.
Lakewood, CO  80226
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Thomson Elementary 
7750 Harlan St 
Arvada, CO 80003  
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Online and hybrid classes will meet on Google Meet. 

Jeffco Schools does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or age in its programs or activities.  Contact the Executive Director of Employee Relations 1829 Denver West Drive, Building #27 P.O. Box 4001 Golden, CO 80401-0001 or call 303-982-6544.  Questions regarding instruction of adults with disabilities contact the Accessible Design Coordinator, Catherine Curran at 303-982-5221 or email [email protected]


For all general inquiries,

please email us:

[email protected]

Oliva Castillo
Technician-Program Support

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