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Adult English Language Learners (ELL) Program

Registration information for the ACPS Adult English Language Learners Program

Winter Class registration for the Winter 2023 will occur Dec. 5-16, 2022. If you or someone you know is interested in our programs, please email to be added to our upcoming list. Feel free to consult our FAQ page.

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) English Language Learners (ELL) classes are available for adults 18+, non-native speakers of English who are residents or visitors of the United States. The program consists of six levels of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in sessions held daily in the morning and evening.

  • All applicants must register. 
  • Registration is first-come, first-served, and will end as soon as classes are full.
  • Registration is by appointment only. Plan to arrive early and stay 2-4 hours (placement testing to occur).
  • You must complete the entire testing and payment process to enroll.
  • Bring photo ID, proof of address, and negative TB test results (if new to U.S. or have traveled outside of the U.S. within the past year; the test must have been taken within one year of registration date)
  • No refunds or transfer of tuition will be granted after the first week of the session.

In-Person Day ELL Class Registration

  • Winter 2022 Registration by appointment only.
  • Schedule placement test 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on:
  • Monday - Friday: Dec. 5-16, 2022
  • Cost: $110 with book; $75 without book
    • Payment by credit card, debit card, or check only.
  • Reserve your spot by calling 703-619-8027 or emailing with your name, email address, and phone number.
  • Day ELL Registration Flyer (PDF)

In-Person Evening ELL Class Registration

  • Schedule placement test 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, Jan. 30 – Feb. 9, 2023
  • Cost: $110 with book; $75 without book
  • Payment by credit card, debit card, or check only.
  • Walk-in registration, first come, first served, space is limited
  • Evening ELL Flyer(PDF) 

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