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with conversation, grammar, reading and writing skills.

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 may 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.
    • Deposits must be cash (exact amount) or certified check.  No personal checks will be accepted.


Second Semester 2019-2020 English as a Second Language Program

Classes are two times a week for 2-3 hours and are offered during the day or evening.  A placement test will be given to determine class level.



Beginning Fall 2019 All Classes will be held at Starkweather Academy at Fiegel!

39750 Joy Road Plymouth, MI 48170   (734) 416-4901



Registration for the 1st semester English as a Second Language classes for adults is available by completing the form found at the link or in person beginning August 1, 2019.  Please note:  If completing registration online, your deposit will be due the first day of class.  Registration fee $25 (cash or check payable to PCCS)


 New Fall 2019! ESL online registration!

Register for ESL classes by clicking on the following link and completing the form.  Please note that any one who registers on September 10th or later will test October 7th at 9 a.m, 1 p.m., or 4 p.m.

Frequently asked questions

What is the placement test?
The placement test is an online or paper/pencil 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. (ESL Testing takes approximately 2 hours to complete)

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 (cash, exact amount or check payable to PCCS) deposit for registration only.  If you complete the program, your $25 can be refunded to you upon request.

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 40 hours per semester and attendance is mandatory and will be taken daily.