The ESL program has helped improve my English. This will help me find a better career that would better support my family.

Ricardo Rios Sosa, ESL Student

The ESL program here at Vista Adult School will help improve my English to complete my educational goals. After completing all levels of the ESL program I will be pursuing the HiSet to obtain my high school equivalency certificate. 

Janet G., ESL Student​

Vista Adult School


  • Attend an orientation (Arrive Early)


Vista Adult School offers a Citizenship class during the morning and evening sessions. The course prepares students to pass all USCIS approved examinations and USCIS oral interview, while helping improve reading and speaking skills. Class attendance begins the week following orientation. Pre-Requisite: Must be at a High Beginning ESL level or higher.
*Attend one of the Day or Night Orientations at Vista Adult School Sunset Campus.

REGISTRATION PROCESS:  Attend an ESL orientation



Additional Program Options 

If you have completed through Advanced ESL or are looking to improve your basic academic skills in order to grow personally, in your career or prepare for higher education, Vista Adult School has a program to meet your needs. We encourage you to enroll in Vista Adult School’s High School Diploma Program.

We offer ESL classes in the community at the Vista Library (700 Eucalyptus Ave) and at the Vista Adult Transition Center (325 E. Bobier Drive). We also offer Saturday ESL classes at Vista Adult School. These classes are open enrollment and do not require an orientation. Call for more information.

Classes held at our Sunset Campus.

The ESL program provides English learners with listening, speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. The program offers ESL levels, ranging from basic literacy to advanced English language development. All levels are available during the day and evening hours. (Monday-Thursday 9 am - 12 pm; 6 pm - 9 pm).

English as a Second Language

San Diego Workforce Partnership
Education to Career Network