Welcome to Spartanburg County Adult Education
** OUR LAST DAY OF CLASSES WILL BE WEDNESDAY, MAY 11TH. WE WILL HAVE A SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION LASTING FROM MAY 31ST THROUGH JUNE 23RD. See the registration page for information on upcoming registration days.**
**GRADUATION WILL BE ON JUNE 28TH AT THE SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL FINE ARTS CENTER.**
See Registration Information page for new student registration dates and times. Limited number of seats on each registration date. Registration is ongoing all year.
Registration information for the 2021-2022 English as a Second Language (ESL) school year is as follows:
**CLASSES ARE FULL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN AUGUST FOR INFORMATION ON REGISTRATION FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR***
David Houston Center: Call 864.594.4428 for appointment
Upstate Family Resource Center Call 864.594.4428 for appointmentOur administrative office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily.
The David Houston Center (formerly Houtson Elementary School) is home to the main site and administrative offices of Spartanburg County Adult Education, a countywide collaborative program serving adult residents of Spartanburg County. Utilizing certified instructional staff, the program offers classes in Basic Education, Pre-GED/GED preparation, high school diploma completion, English as a Second Language (ESL), and WIN (Formerly WorkKeys) preparation and assessments leading to a Career Readiness Certificate (CRC). We also offer Skills Upgrade for those who already have a diploma, but wish to improve their academic skills in order to enter postsecondary education and/or increase their chances of gaining, keeping, and advancing employment.College and career navigation services are offered to all students to assist with the college application process, completing financial aid applications, setting goals, creating individual career plans, building employability skills, resume writing, and job search referrals.
A wide array of adult education classes are offered during both the day and evening hours at multiple locations throughout the county. Classes are offered year round, including an abbreviated summer schedule. Hours of operation begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. Student registration is open enrollment, allowing students to enroll at any time during the school year on designated registration/intake days.