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Southwest Riverside Adult Education

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Free Classes

Expanding Opportunities. Breaking Barriers. Changing Lives.

Through High School Completion, English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Career Education, and Workforce Preparation.

Your pathway to prosperity starts here. But where it goes is up to you. Whether you want to find a better job, become a U.S. citizen, or earn your High School Diploma so you can go to college, SRAE has the classes and support services you need to succeed.

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Take a Look at Our Free Classes

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English Opens Doors

Join our welcoming community of English-language learners to improve your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Flexible day and night classes are available.

Why English Rocks

  • Communicate better
  • Earn your High School Diploma
  • Get ready to go to college
  • Take the U.S. Citizenship test
  • Secure a better job and paycheck
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Citizens Have Access to More Jobs

Overcome occupational restrictions that act as barriers to non-citizen immigrants. For example, federal positions in the U.S. government tend to be relatively high-paying and stable in comparison to the rest of the job market.

Path to a Better Life

  • Vote in elections or run for elected office
  • Travel outside the U.S.
  • Work for the U.S. government
  • Be protected from deportation
  • Obtain citizenship for your children (under 18)
  • Access benefits like Social Security & Medicare
  • Secure Green Cards for relatives outside the U.S.
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You Can Do This!

Find a better job, earn a higher paycheck, or prepare for college by earning your high school equivalency. Program options are fast, flexible, and FREE!

Why Finish High School?

  • Make more money
    High school graduates make $10,556 more a year than those without.

  • Secure employment
    High school graduates are more likely to be employed than those who don't have their diploma.

  • Attend college
    A college education can lead to even greater opportunities, but you can't apply without a high school equivalency.

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Get the Skills You Need to Succeed

Find a better job, earn a higher paycheck, or prepare for college through our job-focused career education programs. Program options are fast, flexible, and FREE!

Why Adult Education?

  • Make more money
    Learning new skills means you can earn a higher paycheck.
  • Secure employment
    Our career counselors are here to provide support and guidance so you can find work fast.
  • Attend college
    Noncredit adult education programs can help you build your confidence and skills to prepare you for the next step— a college degree or certificate!
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Learn The Skills that Matter

Workforce preparation means the knowledge, skills, and competencies that, when developed and demonstrated, prepare you to obtain or retain employment or to advance in the workforce.

Why is career and professional development important?

  • These skills include interpersonal and communication abilities such as teamwork, collaboration, and customer service.
  • Acquire workplace competencies including demonstrated professionalism, critical thinking, and systems thinking.
  • Learn of how to navigate and thrive in specific work settings.
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About SRAE

Inspiring Our Community to Grow Together

Meet the members of our consortium

The Southwest Riverside Adult Education is a community of colleges, local partner organizations, and workforce development organizations committed to supporting the professional and personal growth of local adults.

Student Voices

What Our Students Are Saying

Southwest Riverside Region | Campuses

Our Consortium Members


Answers to Our Most Common Questions

Nothing. All of our programs are tuition-free.

We have 10 campuses in the area offering multiple programs for adult education. Click here for our full list of campuses.

No, you do not need to be a U.S. Citizen or have a social security number to enroll in our programs. Our programs are available to regional adults regardless of immigration status. Some schools may require you to have a form of ID to verify your legal name.

Registration is fast and easy. Most schools offer in-person, online, and even by-phone registration. Visit your school of choice to learn more. 

Our programs are designed to be fast and flexible. Actual length varies by program. Visit the program page at your school of choice to learn more.