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What we believe in...

At SBAS we believe that continual learning is essential to fulfilling human potential.  To that end, we strive to create a customer centered environment for meaningful, enjoyable and affordable classes that reflect the ever-changing goals and interests in our community.

Why we are here...

South Bay Adult School, serving the Beach community for over 90 years, is the 11th largest adult school in California with more than 10,000 annual registrations. We offer a wide variety of classes in a safe, healthy and relaxing environment.  SBAS is located in Los Angeles County, California with campuses in Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach

What our goal is...

Our goal at South Bay Adult School (SBAS) is to empower adult learners in our English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Secondary Education (ASE)/high school diploma, or Adult Basic Education (ABE)/high school equivalency programs to communicate effectively and pursue continuous learning while increasing their contributions to our ever-changing world. Collaboratively, we are designing and strengthening pathways to prepare students for success in both college and career. These pathways aim to support students in entering, navigating and completing community college by deepening the linkages between high school, higher education and regional industries.

News & Announcements

Child Development Career Pathway Coming August 26th!! Register Now

The Child Development program prepares students for careers in private or public programs serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers, children with special needs, or children in before and after school care. Students enroll in credit-bearing college classes: i)Child Growth and Development and ii) The Home, The School, The Community. These classes qualify students to apply for the Child Development Assistant Certificate.

Machine Tool Career Pathway Begins August 26th!!!

The MTT pathway prepares students for employment in machine shops, tool rooms, and instrument and experimental laboratories and provides upgrade opportunities for employed industrial personnel. Students enroll in credit-bearing college classes and receive certificates in CNC Machining, CNC Turning, CNC Milling, and Advanced Manufacturing Processes.

SBAS Career Pathway in Construction Technology Begins August 26th!!!

In this pathway, students acquire proficiency in basic residential construction techniques and in analyzing, evaluating, and providing solutions for a variety of job site situations. Students enroll in credit-bearing college classes and receive certificates in Building Fundamentals, Additions and Remodeling, Residential Electrical Wiring, and Residential Plumbing.

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