Adult Education

  • Class registration for the Spring 2022 semester ended on Friday, March 18, 2022. If you or someone you know is interested in our programs, please email to be added to our upcoming list for Fall registration (August 22 - September 1, 2022). For more information, please feel free to consult our FAQ page.

    ACPS Adult Education offers a variety of programs that provide educational opportunities in Adult Basic Education, Adult High School completion, English Language Learners (ELL), GED preparation and testing, and workforce development training.

    Our mission is to raise the literacy levels of adults who do not have a high school credential or adequate English language proficiency speaking and writing skills and provide workforce readiness and development.

    We currently serve students at three locations, which include our main campus at Braddock Place (ACPS Central Office), Alexandria City High School, and the Alexandria City Adult Detention Center.

    Major Responsibilities

    Alexandria City Public Schools Adult Learning Center: Partners in Your Future

    • Official Pearson VUE® GED Testing Center
    • Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED Program
    • Official GED Testing
    • English Language Learners (ELL) Program
    • Adult High School Diploma Program
    • ALC Workforce Development Program
    • Newcomers English Language Learners (NELL) Program
    • Adult High School Credit Recovery
    • Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) Program

    Adult Education Department Description (PDF)