Basic & Transitional Studies provides instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and math so students learn English, earn their high school credential, enter employment, and begin college-level studies. 

Non-credit ESL Program
  • Reading, writing, listening, speaking and other classes for non-native English speaking immigrants at all skill levels.

Transitional ESL
  • Reading, writing, listening and speaking classes for higher-level non-native English speakers who seek to begin college-level classes. Students enroll in Transitional ESL based on their scores on the COMPASS or ESL COMPASS college placement test. 

  • Communication and math classes including coursework specific to the GED tests and the COMPASS college placement tests.
  • A free program for out-of-school youth ages 16-21. The program offers high school completion classes with a focus on career and educational planning as well as courses that will prepare students for a successful transition to college programs.