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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 Engagement for Student Success

Our Parent Education programs at the Pacific Grove Adult Education Child Development Center were designed with one goal in mind: to help parents help their children succeed. Our Parent Education programs provide appropriate developmental experiences for children that emphasize effective teaching and parenting skills to assist and improve thier children's academic success.

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, 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. 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  

A joint program at Pacific Grove Adult School and the Gateway Center of Monterey County "Without Walls" is a social, recreation and educational program for adults with developmental disabilities. 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 Spring 2024 classes from the button below!

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