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Adult education classes now enrolling in Community Schools

23 August 2019
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Adult education classes are returning to nine Philadelphia Community Schools. Residents (16 years or older) can now enroll in classes in their neighborhoods schools to continue their education and qualify for family-sustaining employment.

Enrollment is now open for free adult education classes in nine of the City’s Community Schools! Classes begin in September and include:

To enroll:

See below for a list of courses offered at each school. Call the educational agency at the phone number listed to enroll, or call the Office of Adult education at 215-686-5250.

F.S. Edmonds (Northwest Philadelphia) – 8025 Thouron Ave

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
Reading, writing and math (ABE) Tuesdays and Thursdays
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
September 24December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200

George Washington High School (Northeast Philadelphia) – 10175 Bustleton Ave

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
ESLMondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m

September 16December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200
ESLMondays and Wednesdays
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

September 16December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200
Reading, writing, and math (ABE)Tuesdays and Thursdays
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
September 17December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200
ESLTuesdays and Thursdays
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
September 17December 20New World Association
215-856-7316

South Philadelphia High School (South Philadelphia) – 2101 S Broad St

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateAgency and Phone Number
ESLMondays and Wednesdays,5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.September 23December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200

Southwark School (South Philadelphia) – 1835 S 9th St

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
ESLTuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.September 24December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200

Tilden Middle School (Southwest Philadelphia) – 6601 Elmwood Ave

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
ESLTuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.September 24December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200
Reading, writing, and math (ABE)Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.September 23December 20Center for Literacy
215-474-1235 x200

Kensington Health Sciences Academy (Kensington) – 2463 Emerald St

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateAgency and Phone Number
Reading, writing, and math (ABE)Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.September 16December 20Lutheran Settlement House
Call 215-426-8610 x1242
Text 267-961-2337

William Cramp School (North Philadelphia) – 3449 N Mascher St

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
ESLTuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.September 17December 20Lutheran Settlement House
Call 215-426-8610 x1242
Text 267-961-2337
Reading, writing, and math (ABE)Mondays and Wednesdays,
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
September 16December 20Lutheran Settlement House
Call 215-426-8610 x1242
Text 267-961-2337

Edward Gideon School (North Philadelphia) – 2817 W Glenwood Ave

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateContact
Reading, writing, and math (ABE) Tuesdays and Thursdays,
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
October 1December 20New World Association
215-856-7316

Murrell Dobbins CTE High School (North Philadelphia) – 2150 W Lehigh Ave

ClassClass TimesStart DateEnd DateAgency and Phone Number
Reading, writing, and math (ABE)Tuesdays and Thursdays,
4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
October 1December 20New World Association
215-856-7316

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