English as a Second Language (ESL)

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English as a Second Language Program (ESL)


Starkweather Academy~39750 Joy Road Plymouth, MI 48170~PH: (734) 416-4901

Miller Elementary School~43721 Hanford Road Canton, MI 48187~PH: (734) 233-1824


ESL Classes Fall 2018

Starkweather Academy

Starkweather Academy

Miller Elementary School

(Monday and Wednesday)

Starkweather Academy

(Tuesday and Thursday)

Morning Class

Afternoon Class

Evening Class

Evening Class

Beginner Class

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

4:15-6:15 p.m.

4:15-6:15 p.m.

Intermediate Class

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

12:30-3:30 p.m.

6:30-8:30 p.m.

6:30-8:30 p.m.

*Placement test will be given to determine class level*

When do I register?

Registration-up to August 13----------------------------→→→→→→→→→→→Placement Test-August 14

Late Registration-August 14 - August 27-------------------→→→→→→→Late Placement Test-August 28

August 28th testing times 9 AM or 4 PM

How do I register?

You may register in-person @ Starkweather, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-1 p.m. now until August 27 at Starkweather Academy.


Where is the placement test?

The placement test will be at Starkweather Academy from 9 a.m.  or 4 p.m.  August 28th.

Choose 1 time and 1 date only for testing.


What is the placement test?

The placement test is an online test.  It will test your listening and reading skills.  


Why do I have to take the placement test?

The placement test allows us to determine your best level to further support your learning.


How do I select my class?

After you take the placement test, your level will be provided and at that time, you may select your class.


What days will I have class?

You will have class 2 days a week with additional days for tutor support.


How much will the program cost?

You will pay $25 deposit (cash or check, exact amount please) for registration only.  If you complete the program, your $25 will be refunded to you.


What if I am a current student?

If you are a current student, you will be required to complete the registration form and pay the $25 deposit..  


If I am a current student, do I have to take the placement test?

If you took the post test in May we can use that score.


What materials will I receive?

All students will receive any textbook and course related materials.


How many hours am I required to attend class?

You are required to complete 45 hours per semester and attendance is mandatory and will be taken daily.


(ESL Testing takes approximately 2 hours to complete)

Registration Required prior to Testing*



Improve your English with conversation, grammar, reading and writing skills.

ESL Registration Information:

Specific course schedule will be based upon test scores and class availability. 

We will maintain a waiting list if there are cancellations, but applicants must test to remain on the waiting list.

  • Only students who are registered in advance may test.
  • During periods of open registration prospective students can come to the office at Starkweather to fill out registration forms and information. 
  • A$25 REFUNDABLE fee is required to reserve your place in the class.
  • Please note:  Deposits must be cash (exact amount) or certified checkNo personal checks will be accepted.