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Adult School
Palo Alto Adult School offers classes to adults in the Bay Area. You do not need to live in the Palo Alto Unified School District to attend classes. Classes are offered during the day and evening at multiple Palo Alto locations.

We offer a wide variety of classes, including:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) with day and evening classes
  • Literacy and Writing Classes
  • U.S. Citizenship classes
  • Parent Education—including parent-participation Pre-School Family
  • Older Adult classes—offered in collaboration with community agencies
  • Vocational Education—Medical Training through Boston Reed College
  • Community interest classes such as art, business communication, computers, cooking, world languages, health and fitness, home and environment, and music

We invite you to look at our online course catalog for classes you would like to take or offer! Registration information is also available online.


The Adult School collaborates with DreamCatchers, a middle school tutoring program, and the Parent Project, sponsored by the Palo Alto Police Department..




Revised June 2013