WASC Adult Education
Located in Santa Cruz, and Watsonville and the Greater Santa Cruz County
Offering ESL, Adult Basic Education, High School Completion, GED preparation, and Career Technical Education
Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult Education offers educational programs to support your career growth, learn a new language, earn your diploma equivalency or create a pathway to college.
About WASC Adult Ed
Location & Contact Information
WASC Adult Ed - Santa Cruz
319 La Fonda Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
WASC Adult Ed - Watsonville
294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
English as a
& High School Diploma
Getting started with WASC Adult Education
Helpful information about taking classes with this provider
Classes at WASC Adult Ed
Free classes offered for High School Diploma completion, GED Prep, Basic Skills, Citizenship Prep, and ESL. Career courses may have a fee. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.
Classes are held in the morning and evening. New classes start each semester
Registration is online and on-site at all 3 locations.
All new students need to complete a new student registration form and placement assessment. Assessment must be taken in person at any of the 3 site locations.
Staff are available to help students complete registration forms.
There are classes available in English and Spanish.
Many classes may be started at any time throughout the semester.
A social security number or high school diploma is not required except for some of the Career classes.
Cap and gown graduation ceremony takes place at the Mello Center every Spring.
Need help? Try calling WASC Adult Education
If you’re not sure where to start, contact a counselor with questions about which class is best for you.
You can visit the school or call (831) 786-2160