Registration and Class Schedule Information

ESL - GED - High School Diploma


Student Registration Steps


Registration for ESL, Citizenship, GED Prep, and High School Diploma classes will be open July 18th.

Registration is first come first served and will close when the classes are full.

Course information and schedules can be found on the page below.


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1. Complete the online registration form which will be linked here and available beginning July 18, 2022.


2. You will receive an email within 2-3 days of completing the registration form with information about how to schedule your in person testing appointment. An in person CASAS test is required in order to register for both in person or online ESL/GED or High School Diploma classes at Riverside Adult School. (Students registering for the high school diploma program must submit an unofficial copy of their high school transcript during registration. Please request your record from your high school now to ensure you have the transcript for registration.) Testing will take place the week of July 25th.


3. Attend your in person testing appointment. You will select your class schedule and indicate whether you would like to attend class in person or online during your testing appointment.


4. Classes begin August 9, 2022.

Citizenship

This course provides an overview of United States history and the structure of Federal, State, County and City government. It includes the responsibilities of citizens living under a democratic form of government. It also addresses the procedure for applying for naturalization and provides test taking practice in preparation for the INS approved Basic Skills Citizenship Examination.

A CASAS reading level of 210 or higher is required to register for Citizenship classes.

This class is offered in person according to the following schedule:

5:30pm - 8:00pm Wednesdays

English as a Second Language/ESL

ESL courses give English learners opportunities to study and practice English language communications skills, including listening, speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking. Competency-based courses span seven levels ranging from basic literacy to advanced English language development.


In person ESL classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced level students are offered according to the following schedule:

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Tues & Thurs

Online ESL classes for intermediate and advanced level students are offered according to the following schedule. Students must have a CASAS reading level of 210 or higher to register for online ESL classes. Students are expected to attend class online through Zoom/Google Meet with their teacher.

Students can select which time frame works best for them:

Monday through Friday 8:45am to 10:25am or 10:30am to 12:15pm

Monday through Thursday 1:00pm to 3:00pm

There are no online evening ESL classes offered for the 2022-2023 school year.


GED Preparation/Preparación GED en español

This course prepares adults to take the official GED tests to complete their high school credentials. Areas of study include Reading/Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. It is suggested that students obtain a Kaplan GED test prep book prior to class starting. This program is designed as a supplement to a student's self study. Teacher's move through the test material in 6-12 week cycles. You may be joining a class that has already begun depending on the time of year you enroll.

In person GED Preparation classes are offered in English according to the following schedule:


GED Preparation - Reading/Language Arts (In person/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed

Reading/Language Arts is only offered in person during the following timeframes:

August 9 - Sept 16, Oct 31 - Dec 16, Feb 13 - March 31


GED Preparation - Math (In person/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed


GED Preparation - Social Studies (In person/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed

Social Studies is only offered in person during the following timeframes:

Sept 19 - Oct 28, Jan 2 - Feb 10, April 3 - May 24


GED Preparation - Science (In person/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed


Online GED Preparation classes are offered in English according to the following schedule:


GED Preparation - Reading/Language Arts (Online/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Tues & Thurs

Reading/Language Arts is only offered online during the following timeframes:

Sept 19 - Oct 28, Jan 2 - Feb 10, April 3 - May 24


GED Preparation - Math (Online/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

1:00pm - 3:00pm Tues & Thurs

There are no online evening Math GED classes offered currently. Students will need to attend in person GED Math Prep classes.


GED Preparation - Social Studies (Online/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Tues & Thurs

Social Studies is only offered online during the following timeframes:

August 9 - Sept 16, Oct 31 - Dec 16, Feb 13 - March 31


GED Preparation - Science (Online/in English)

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

1:00pm - 3:00pm Tues & Thurs or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Tues & Thurs


In person GED Preparation classes are offered in Spanish according to the following schedule:

GED Preparation - All Subjects (In Spanish)

8:45am - 12:15pm Mon, Wed & Fri or

8:45am - 12:15pm Tues & Thurs or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Mon & Wed or

5:30pm - 8:00pm Tues & Thurs


Online GED Preparation classes are offered in Spanish according to the following schedule:

GED Preparation - All Subjects (In Spanish)

Tues & Thurs 12:30pm - 2:30pm


Preparación GED en español

Este curso prepara a los adultos para tomar los exámenes oficiales de GED para completar sus credenciales de escuela

secundaria. Las áreas de estudio incluyen lectura / artes del lenguaje, estudios sociales, ciencias y matemáticas. Se sugiere

que los estudiantes obtengan un libro de preparación para el examen Kaplan GED antes de que comience la clase. Este programa está diseñado como un complemento del autoaprendizaje del estudiante. El maestro se mueve a través del material de la prueba en ciclos de 4 a 6 semanas. Es posible que se esté uniendo a una clase que ya ha comenzado según la época del año en que se inscriba.

Las clases presenciales de preparación para el GED se ofrecen en español de acuerdo con el siguiente horario:


Preparación para el GED en persona - Todas las materias (en español):

8:45am - 12:15pm Lunes, Miércoles y Viernes o

8:45am - 12:15pm Martes y Jueves o

5:30pm - 8:00pm Lunes y Miércoles o

5:30pm - 8:00pm Martes y Jueves


Las clases de preparación para el GED en línea se ofrecen en español de acuerdo con el siguiente horario:

Preparación para el GED - Todas las materias (en español)

12:30pm - 2:30pm Martes y Jueves


High School Diploma Completion


Students in the high school diploma completion program complete their coursework independently via the Gradpoint online system and complete course tests online or on campus with a Teacher. The Teacher is available to meet in person for assistance with course work or for students to work in the computer lab during the following days/times by appointment:


Mon-Thurs 8:45am-1:15pm or

Tues - Thurs 4:00pm-7:00pm


Students who are interested in this program should request transcripts from all high schools attended now so that they are ready to be submitted when registration opens. 100 or more credits are required to enter this program.