South Bay Adult School & Continuing Education
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.
South Bay Adult School, serving the Beach community for over 60 years, is the 11th largest adult school in California with more than 18,000 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.
SBAS has been in operation since 1918. SBAS is the 11th largest adult school in California with more than 18,000 students registered annually. SBAS offers classes on more than 14 sites for your convenience. SBAS Parent Education program has been named a "PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE" by the State of California twice. SBAS has been named a Promising Practice in ESL Citizenship by the State of California. Anyone 18 or older may attend. There are no residency requirements. About 100 adults complete the requirements for their high school diploma each year.
ESL classes are offered on two main sites, with classes in the morning, afternoon and evening. Our 3,000 ESL students annually represent more than 65 countries. SBAS is open year round and offers four terms--Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Parent Education classes serve parents with children from ages 0 to 5. SBAS offers instruction in basic skills and literacy. Citizenship classes are provided for both English speakers and English learners.
Our vocational program offers typing classes and typing certificates. More than 25 vocational education classes include completion certificates, upon request. Vocational Education classes are offered in cosmetology, computers, photography and more. SBAS sponsors special events throughout the year for students, Open House, Kindergarten Information Night, Cultural and Seasonal Activities, Book Fairs, Art Shows, Family Nights, Parent Talk, Community lectures and much more.
Awarded the LERN International Community service award for the 1998 ESL Resource Handbook for students. SBAS State PreSchool serves our ESL students and their children. SBAS provides valuable services to South Bay parents of K to 12 students--including Summer Reading Camp, English tutoring, State PreSchool and the Resource Room at Edison Distance Learning for Parent Education and English Learners.
FREE! English classes for caregivers Parent Talk, a lecture series for parents SBAS Course Outlines Curriculum online Computer workshops for staff South Bay Adult School, serving the Beach community for over 60 years, is the 11th largest adult school in California.
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, Manhattan and Hermosa Beach.
Check out our new classses and our easy online registraton @southbayadult.org