English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

  • ESOL Classes

    ESOL classes offer adults whose native language is not English the opportunity to improve their English language skills. Speakers of all levels can receive instruction at various locations during morning, afternoon and evening hours. Classes include lessons in speaking, listening, reading, and writing to use in everyday life and work environments. Traditional classes or guided home study with tutoring are free after a one-time registration fee of $50.

    For directions on how to apply for, and to access an application for the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, click on the file below.

    English Speakers of Other Languages ESOL Registration Instructions

    English Speakers of Other Languages ESOL Registration Form


    Citizenship Classes

    We are now offering FREE citizenship classes to qualifying individuals with a green card in partnership with CFC. These classes will cover U.S. history and government and will prepare students who are interested in taking the naturalization test to become a U.S. citizen. Through collaborative partnerships with local community agencies we can offer supportive services to individuals who successfully complete citizenship classes. Sign-up today for Citizenship classes.

    Call (585) 544-4886 for more information.

Classes in Irondequoit

  • Adult Education at Tops Plaza
    999 East Ridge Road
    Rochester, NY 14621

    Daytime Classes

    • Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–11:30am 
    • Monday–Thursday: 12:00pm–3:00pm 

    Evening Classes

    • Tuesday and Thursday: 5:00pm–8:00pm

Classes in Fairport

  • Monroe One BOCES
    Foreman Center - Building 9
    25 O'Connor Road
    Fairport, NY 14450

    Daytime Classes:

    • Monday–Thursday: 8:30am–12:00pm
    • Monday–Thursday: 12:30pm– 3:00pm

    Evening Classes

    • Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00pm–9:00pm

Cost and Details

    • Our classes are FREE to those who qualify!
      • There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee each academic year.
    • A strict attendance policy is enforced.
    • Please see our Policies.

Contact Us

  • Adult Literacy