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    Q:  How long is a semester?

    A: Our semesters are as follows:  August through December, January through May, and we also offer summer courses that start the beginning of June through the end of July.  To see the specific dates, please refer to the School District of Osceola County's ACADEMIC CALENDAR

    Q:  What are the class times?

    A:  Our face-to-face and online/virtual class times are Monday through Friday 8:00am - 11:00 am, Monday through Friday 11:45am - 2:45pm and on Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm - 8:30pm.   Please refer to our PROGRAMS page to see the specific times at each location.

    Q:  Where can I take classes?

    A:  Our two main campuses are in Kissimmee, Florida off of Simpson Road and in Poinciana, Florida off of Cypress Parkway.  We also hold English classes in the evening at Celebration High School and Flora Ridge Elementary School.  For exact locations, please refer to our PROGRAMS page.

    Q:  Are classes offered online?

    A:  No, only English levels 4-5-6 and GED classes are offered online.  English levels 1-2-3 are only face-to-face.  GED courses are always offered online either live via Microsoft Teams on self-paced via GED Academy.

    Q: What other fees are involved with taking classes at ALCO?

    A:  For ESOL, there are no additional fees.  No books or materials will need to be purchased; it is included in your semester fee.  For GED, you will be required to purchase your GED exams.

    Q:  What is the cost of the GED?

    A: The GED consists of 4 sections - Each section of the exam costs $32 for a total cost of $128.  More information at ged.com.