ESL for Families

WARNING: We regret to inform you that the ESL for Families program will not be offered this school year, 2022-2023.

The Carlos Rosario School partners with public schools in Washington, DC to provide tuition-free English classes to parents.  In this program, students learn basic English grammar, speaking, reading, writing and listening skills as well as technology skills.  Additionally, students become familiar with resources to support their children’s academic success.

Please contact or (202) 797-4700 for information on how to register.

For beginning ESL students (Orientation B through ESL 2)


Class Locations and Times

Truesdell Elementary School @
Brightwood Park United Methodist Church
744 Jefferson Street, NW
Monday– Thursday 9:00am to 12:00pm

Adams Bilingual Middle School
2020 19th St., NW
Monday– Thursday 9:00am to 12:00pm

Capital City Public Charter School
100 Peabody St. NW
Monday– Thursday 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Center City-Petworth Public Charter School
510 Webster St. NW
Monday– Thursday 5:30pm to 8:30pm


Application Dates

Come apply for fall semester classes at the Harvard Street Campus (1100 Harvard Street NW, Washington, DC 20009) at any of the following times:

Wednesdays – 9:30am-5:30pm

Fridays – 9:00am-1:00pm