Adult Education

Adult Education students are expected to follow the Modesto City Schools Student Conduct Code. Any misconduct will result in removal from adult education with 0 credits. Students may petition to be reinstated after one semester.

How to Register

Register now for High School Diploma Classes

To register, please contact the office and make an appointment with our Counselor.

(209) 574-8192, Select Option #3.


Classes are held at Pearson Education Center, 500 Locust St, Monday through Friday, currently through distance learning.  Please call for more information.

Counseling Services

Counseling services are available to all persons working towards a high school diploma through Adult Education. Adults receive priority registration in all classes. An Adult Education counselor is available by appointment only. Call the Adult Education office to schedule an appointment. Students need to bring transcripts from all previous schools attended. (209) 574-8192, Option #3.


There are no tuition charges for high school diploma or English as a Second Language classes.


Adults who receive 5 credits for a course must be present 80% of the time.

Work Experience & Military Service Credits

Up to 40 elective credits may be earned in work achievement / on the job training or having served in the United States Military.