Adult Education ESL/Citizenship (AESL)

AESL and Citizenship Courses offer Open Enrollment

Apply and register anytime! Staff are on hand to help you.

Registration is in-person only. Call for more information, and for hours at each location:
Saddleback Adult Education - SJC (949) 493-0658  - San Juan Capistrano
Saddleback Adult Education - MV (949) 837-8830 - Mission Viejo
Saddleback College Community Education (949) 582-4646

View our State-approved AESL and  Citizenship Courses. For information about AESL Certificates of Competency, click HERE.


All of the following courses are non-credit, free courses:
AESL 701 Basic Literacy
AESL 702 Beginning Low
AESL 703 Beginning High
AESL 704 Intermediate Low
AESL 705 Intermediate High
AESL 706 Advanced Low
AESL 707 Advanced High
AESL 708 Citizenship

ESL 322 Beginning Conversation*
ESL 325 Beginning Reading and Writing*
ESL 332 Intermediate Conversation*

*for credit, fee-based options are also available

Classes run from June 5 to August 3 at the following locations:

Main Adult Education Sites:
CAS (Saddleback Adult Education SJC (Capistrano Adult School) 31351 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano
SHS Saddleback Adult Education MV (Silverado HS) 25632 Peter A Hartman Way, Mission Viejo

Other Adult Education Sites (not active in Summer 2017):
HHE Hidden Hills Elementary School: 25142 Hidden Hills Road, Laguna Niguel
OGE Oak Grove Elementary School: 22705 Sanborn, Aliso Viejo
RHD RH Dana Elementary School: 24242 La Cresta Dr., Dana Point