ESL Summer Group

Cuesta’s ESL program provides language development opportunities for students of all English language proficiency levels in our community. We help students improve their English language skills so that they may achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals as well as participate more effectively in their communities.

We offer a range of courses from basic literacy to advanced, as well as conversation and grammar classes. ALL noncredit courses are FREE for students, and ALL sites offer FREE childcare.

ESL classes are held in at the South County Center in Arroyo Grande, the main campus in San Luis Obispo, the North County Center in Paso Robles, and a number of community sites across the county. 

Learn English to:

Aprenda inglés para:

  • Accomplish your education & personal goals
  • Prepare for credit courses      
  • Improve job skills
  • Gain confidence in speaking English
  • Increase involvement in children's education
  • Logre sus metas educativas y personales
  • Prepárese para cursos de crédito
  • Mejore sus habilidades laborales
  • Adquiera confianza al hablar inglés
  • Aumente su participación en la educación de los niños


AG student group  students at computers  NCC students in class

Assessment & Registration

Students need to take an ESL assessment to determine their language level, as well as do an orientation to register. The registration process includes completing a CC application and enrollment form. Students are also required to complete a Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) to determine proper ESL placement. 

Para inscribirse en el programa de ESL de Cuesta College, los estudiantes deben completar un formulario de solicitud e inscripción. Los estudiantes también deben completar la evaluación del Sistema Integral de Evaluación de Estudiantes Adultos (CASAS) para determinar el nivel adecuado de ESL.


Call or visit one of our offices below for more information:

South County Center: (805) 474-3913
Arroyo Grande High School, Room 900
900 Orchard St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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San Luis Obispo Campus: (805) 546-3941
Cuesta College Continuing Education, Office 3133B
Highway 1, Building 3100, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
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North County Campus: (805) 591-6273
Cuesta College Continuing Education, Office N1109, 2nd Floor
2800 Buena Vista Dr., Campus Center (N1100), Paso Robles, CA 93446
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