Spring 2023 ESL Classes at FAESL – New Student Lottery Information

>> The lottery signup for Spring 2023 English classes has closed.

Framingham Adult ESL will have a limited number of spaces for English classes in the Spring 2023 semester.

You can sign up for one or more of these 4 lotteries for a space in ESL class:

  • Morning class  (Tue, Wed, and Thu  8:45-10:45)
    • Online
    • In-person (in Framingham)
  • Evening class (Tue and Thu 6:30-9:30)
    • Online
    • In-person (in Framingham)

> To enter a lottery, you must be able to attend all days, arrive to class on time, and live in Massachusetts

The link to register for the lottery is available now at the school’s website FAESL.ORG   
Deadline to sign up is midnight Tuesday, January 3rd.

HiSet and Citizenship Classes

  • HiSet (GED) Classes – on the school website, you can fill out a form, and someone will contact you with more information
  • Citizenship Classes – on the school website, you can fill out a form and someone will contact you with more information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • How will I know if I win?
    There will be a drawing on Facebook live on Thursday, January 5th at 11am.
    If your name is selected in any of the lotteries, the school will text or call you soon after the Facebook live drawing.
  • Do I need to watch the lottery on Facebook Live on January 5th?
    NO – When you enter the lottery online you will include your phone number, and winners will be texted or called.
    >> Note: Be careful to make sure that your phone number is correct.
  • If my name is selected in the lottery, what happens next?
    You will be texted/called, asking you to come to the school for testing.
    Note: Be sure to bring some identification (ID) to show that you are the person whose name was selected, and that you live in Massachusetts.
    After testing, you will be assigned to one of these:

    • An English class of the time (AM/PM) and type (online/in-person) based on which lottery you entered and won
    • Or – a waiting list
      (You get a space in class as soon as possible and do not need to participate in more lotteries)
  • When do the classes begin?
    • Classes start on Tuesday, February 14th

NOTE: This is information only.  It does not guarantee you a place in class.