2037 W. Cleveland Ave.

Madera, CA 93637

(559) 675-4425

(559) 675-4562 FAX

With Us



IN PERSON: Come to the Administration Office at Madera Adult School, 2037 West Cleveland Ave, Madera, CA 93637.
OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., and closed on Fridays.


Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education Classes

The Adult Basic Education program provides classes for students to improve their fundamental skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. ABE combines instructional-based learning techniques with supportive educational software such as Aztec and Lexia Core 5. Our program prepares MAS students for secondary education programs and to aide them in the workforce.



Career Technical Education

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to pass the National Standards Test to become employed as an EMT.

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  1. This fee-based class prepares the student for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.
  2. Call the Madera Adult School Office for the fee amount. The cost can be broken into individual courses.
  3. The cost of the certification is an additional cost to the student and is not included in the course fee.

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Only cash, money orders, cashier checks, and VISA/MasterCard are accepted. (All prices are subject to change)

Community Education

Community Education Classes, Fees and Refunds

Community Education classes are entirely fee-based. These classes are entirely supported by fees collected from student enrollments. No tax dollars are authorized to pay for the cost of presenting these classes. Sufficient registration for Community Education classes must be received by two (2) days prior to the start of the class or the class may be canceled. Students may be added at the first class meeting if space is available. If you have missed the deadline, call (559) 675-4425. The class may still be available. You will be contacted only if the class is canceled or full. We do not confirm registration.

Refund Policy

If a class is canceled by Madera Adult School Community Education, a full refund will be issued. If the participant requests a refund at least two weeks prior to the class, a refund will be issued, less a $10 processing fee. This request must be in writing; please allow 4-6 weeks for processing. Once a class begins, no refunds will be issued.

No personal checks are accepted.  Payment can be made with cash, money order or VISA/MasterCard.


English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language Classes

English as a Second language (ESL) courses provide English language learners with life skills and the opportunity to improve speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary development and grammar. Classes are available during the morning and evening hours. Currently, ESL classes operate on a “Managed Enrollment” program. Once enrollment is closed, no new students will be enrolled in the class until the next 9 week session begins. Students are registered on a first come, first served basis. Please be advised priority will be given to continuing students. New students are required to complete a placement test and attend a scheduled orientation prior to enrollment.

Registration Fee Information

There is limited space available. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. If your work schedule or family responsibilities change and make it hard to come to class often, talk to your teacher about transferring to a class at a different time. We may drop students who do not attend regularly, comes late to class, leaves early, or who are absent for two weeks.



High School Diploma

High School Diploma Classes

The high school diploma program offers our students a blended-learning experience in the classroom, where they are provided individualized learning with the online software of Edgenuity and teacher-guided one-on-one assistance or group instruction based on the subject matter. Courses for high school credit are available for adults seeking to earn their high school diplomas.



High School Equivalency Test

HiSET Classes

The High School Equivalency Test classes effectively prepare students for all five sections of the HiSET. Our HiSET classes are taught in an interactive, self-paced learning environment in an instructional lab setting. Students receive individually designed lessons, as well as whole-group and small-group instruction. The course content covers all five of the high school equivalency subjects: Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. In the classroom, students use Aztec Software and DCS HiSET Prep Online are programs to assist them in their preparation for each of the exams.

No fees for the classes. The exams are fee-based (see the cost for HiSET). 

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