Noncredit English as a Second Language

The noncredit ESL program provides seven levels of ESL at the Community Learning Center during morning, afternoon, and evening hours, and on the weekends. The program also offers Citizenship, Career-Track ESL, conversation classes, computer and digital literacy classes, reading and writing skills-based classes, and open-entry distance learning. Classes are also offered at Libby Elementary School, Laurel Elementary School, Crown Heights Community Center, and the Melba Bishop Recreation Center in Oceanside; the Carlsbad City Library Learning Center; the Encinitas Library and the San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas; La Colonia Community Center in Solana Beach; Carmel Valley Middle School; the Carmel Valley Library, and the Carmel Valley Recreation Center.┬áVisit the MiraCosta Free English web page for the current schedule at these sites.

Noncredit ESL Mission Statement

The MiraCosta noncredit ESL program offers students a variety of learning opportunities to achieve proficiency in the English language and formulate and attain personal, academic, vocational, and/or civic goals.
For more information, call 760.795.8710

Full-Time Faculty

Associate Faculty

Instructional Aides

Career Services - Continuing Education

Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant


Registration Information

There is limited space available for Noncredit ESL classes. You may want to arrive well before the registration time to get in line. Students are registered on a first come, first-served basis at the Community Learning Center.

Class Schedule


Summer 2018 Term 5 (June 11 - August 2)

Fall 2018 Term 1 (August 20 - October 13)

Fall 2018 Term 2 (October 22 - December 15)


Community Learning Center
1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
Room:  Community Room

Numerous classes are also offered in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, and Carmel Valley. Visit the MiraCosta Free English web page for the current schedule at these sites. Students register the first day of classes at all locations except at the Community Learning Center.