English as a Second Language

  • ESL Classes at San Mateo Adult School

    • SMAS ESL classes teach English vocabulary, grammar, listening, speaking, writing, and tech skills.
    • All ESL classes at San Mateo Adult School are free!




    Advice and Information for ESL Students

    • ESL Coordinator Patricia Brown
      • email: pbrown@smuhsd.org
      • phone:  650 - 558 - 2126
    • Day English Learner Specialist Marina Kravtsova 
    • Evening Staff Assistant Gloria Gonzalez

    Location and Hours

    There are two locations for ESL classes at San Mateo Adult School.   Most classes are at the Main Campus on Poplar Avenue.

    • Main Campus ESL Classes: 
      • 789 East Poplar Ave, San Mateo, 94401 (between Delaware and Humboldt, next to San Mateo High School)
      • 8:45 am to 12 pm, Monday through Friday:  ESL Classes, all levels
      • Lunch Break: 12 to 12:30 pm
      • 12:30 to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday:  ESL Conversation, Reading, Writing, etc.
      • 6:25 pm to 9:35 pm, Monday through Thursday:  ESL Classes, all levels
    • San Bruno Location 
      • Beginning and Intermediate level ESL
      • First Baptist Church, 1005 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno
      • 8:45 am to 12 pm
      • Come to class and the teacher will register you.



Last Day of ESL Summer Classes is Friday, June 26

San Mateo Adult School Students in front of the SMART Center