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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 typical class times are Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 11:00 am, Monday through Friday 11:45am - 2:45pm and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 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 classes in the evening at Celebration High School (ESOL only), Kissimmee Middle School (ESOL only), and St. Cloud OTech campus (GED program only). For exact locations, please refer to our PROGRAMS page.
Q: Are classes offered online?
A: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are currently offered online until further notice. GED courses are always offered online.
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. As a student at ALCO, you are eligible for test vouchers to help pay for these costs.
Q: When will on-site classes return?
A: ALCO's priority is to keep its students safe. That's why we are continuing to follow guidelines ordered by the government and working closely with the School District of Osceola County. Currently, all classes are online and will remain online until it is safe and approved to return.