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Pacific Grove Adult School offers a wide variety of courses to choose from. There is truly something for everyone! The Program Departments are listed below, along with a brief description of each. 


Parent Education

Parent's Place provides a weekly 2 hour class that a parent/caregiver and child attend together. Each class is designed for children in a specific age range, allowing for play and discussion suitable for that developmental stage. We also offer a parent participation preschool program for children 3 years old to Kindergarten entry. 

High School Diploma & HiSet

High school diploma and equivalency (HiSet), credit recovery and online classes are offered in a friendly and supportive environment. Students are able to work at their own pace, attending at our site or working from anywhere using our distance learning option. Equivalency preparation materials are offered in English and Spanish.

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Community Education

Looking for a new fitness option? Choose from Yoga, Zumba, Qigong, Ballet, Line Dancing or Belly Dancing to name a few. Maybe Spanish or French classes are on your bucket list? We have beginning and advanced classes for both languages. Try one of our many art classes such as Painting, Watercolor, Colored Pencil or Mixed Media. Join one of our Career Tech classes to learn skills in Photoshop, Lightroom, or editing. Check out our brochure for a complete list of all our Community Education classes. 


English as a Second Language

English language classes include speaking, listening, reading, writing, job searching skills, preparing for college and other skills for living in American culture. You can register and begin class at anytime. Minimum attendance required. 

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Active Older Adults

Students of all ages welcome. You may register and begin class at any time throughout the session. PGUSD residents receive a $5 discount when you register in person or by phone. Discount not available for online registration.

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Adults with Disabilities  

Without Walls is a social, recreation and educational program for adults with developmental disabilities. A part of the Gateway Center of Monterey County, it works in partnership with Pacific Grove Adult Education. The program operates 5 hours a day, 5 days a week, and continues through the summer. Registration is ongoing. Visit the Without Walls page to read more about eligibility requirements, program specifics, and registration.

Download the PDF of our Fall 2022 classes from the button below!

(Please note, some classes may be/have been cancelled. An accurate lsting of each department's classes can be found in that department's webpage, located in the menu on the left hand side.)