General Information

Bakersfield Adult School has served our community since 1917. Today, BAS serves nearly 30,000 students that attend both day and evening classes at over 20 locations. BAS is the 8th largest adult school in California, providing classes for:

  • 741 Older Adults - "life long learning!"

  • 295 Adults with Disabilities - "self-esteem, self-worth, and, (in some cases), employment!"

  • 3,196 Students is ESL/ELD/EL Civics - "teaching the English language, U.S. history and culture, as well as, community awareness and involvement!"

  • 1,400 Vocational Students:
    - Vocational Nurse
    - Health Career Worker
    - Home Health Aide
    - Nurse Assistant
    - Medical Assistant
    - Medical Billing and Coding
    - Business Certification
    - Computer Certification

    BAS provides cost-effective workforce development for students and the community.

  • 2,885 students in GED/ /High School Diploma/ Independent Study - "We teach the communication and interpersonal skills that are necessary for students to reach their full potential!"

  • 1,181 students in Adult Basic Education

  • 11,900 Adults in Corrections at Lerdo - "Improving the quality of life through education!"

Bakersfield Adult School is committed to provide quality education and career skills to adults in Kern County.

Open the doors to Bakersfield Adult School...and be one more success story!

Upcoming Events

  • Spring 3rd Quarter New Student Registration for High School Diploma/GED/Adult Basic Education

    Daytime: 8am or 1pm
    December 2, 3, 9 & 10
    Gate 4 Room 505
    Enrollment Depends on Availability

    Evenings: 5:30pm
    December 3 & 10
    Gate 4 Room 505
    Enrollment Depends on Availability

  • Spring 3rd Quarter New Student Registration for
    English as a Second Language Education


    Daytime: 8am or 1pm
    December 2, 3, 9 & 10
    Gate 2 Testing Room 121
    Matricula depende de el cupo disponible

    Evenings: 5:30pm
    December 3 & 10
    Gate 2 Testing Room 121
    Matricula depende de el cupo disponible

Important Links
California Career Cafe
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Fight the Stereotype
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American Council on Education
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Class Schedules
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School
Schedule

CalendarsCASAS
Sem. 1 2013-2014

KErn High School District   California Department of Education   WASC