Learn English

Pass the GED or
HiSET exam

Train for a new career

Get your high
school diploma

Get ready for college

Find adult schools and colleges near you

Your dream is our mission at Riverside ABOUT STUDENTS adult schools and community colleges. We provide the programs and support. All you have to do is go after your goal! Finish high school. Learn English. Get career training. Prepare for the U.S. citizenship test. Whatever your education or career goal, take the first step with us and we’ll be by your side as you work to achieve it.

Adult Education in the Riverside Region

6 adult schools

helping people just like you achieve their dreams

3 community colleges

offering workforce training

Thousands of lives changed

– yours is next!


Sampling of Career Classes

Business Office Skills
Business Office Skills

Earn a certificate in Business Office Technology recognized by Express Employment Professionals.


Get on the path to a good-paying health career through classes to become a medical assistant, phlebotomist, pharmacy technician, medical insurance biller and more.

Skilled Trades
Skilled Trades

Get your certification in Automotive, Construction, Welding or OSHA (Occupational Safety Health and Administration).


Become an ASE certified automotive technician in just two semesters.

Information & Communication Technology
Information & Communication Technology

Take Computer Skills classes at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels, plus Microsoft certification classes.


Who We Are

Focus Forward is a campaign of the Riverside ABOUT STUDENTS Regional Consortium for Adult Education. The consortium consists of 10 educational organizations within Riverside County: Alvord Community Adult School, Corona-Norco Adult School, Jurupa Adult School, Moreno Valley Community Adult School, Riverside Adult School, Val Verde Adult School, Moreno Valley College, Norco College, Riverside City College and the Riverside County Office of Education.

Together, these schools and colleges provide programs that set you on a path to college and career – at no cost or at a very low cost. And, you have the option of flexible hours and convenient locations!

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Find Adult Schools Near You

Take classes at one of the six adult schools or three community colleges in the Riverside region. Click below for a map that shows the locations for our schools and colleges.

Adult Schools Near You