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Adult Education and Literacy

The Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College offers the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program, funded by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This program serves the school districts of Affton, Bayless, Kirkwood, Lindbergh, Mehlville-Oakville, St. Louis City, Valley Park and Webster Groves.

Adult Education and Literacy Application

Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education offers preparation to take the Missouri Test of High School Equivalence and remedial work in subjects such as mathematics, reading and writing skills.

You can find out more about Missouri's High School Equivalency program and about taking the High School Equivalency test on Missouri's High School Equivalency website.

Classes are free. Students must be 16 years of age or older. 16- and 17-year-olds are required to bring a letter signed by the principal or superintendent of the school they last attended indicating they are no longer enrolled and granting permission to attend Adult Education and Literacy classes.

Effective Aug. 28, 2009, Missouri law requires that 16-year-olds seeking admission to an AEL class verify completion of 16 units of high school credit. An official transcript indicating completion of 16 units of high school credit must be furnished at enrollment.

Basic Education (High School Equivalency) Courses

English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language is designed to improve the English language skills of recent immigrants to the United States or other non-native speakers.

You can find out more information by calling 314-644-9283 or emailing Ornisha Harris at oharris22@stlcc.edu.

ESL Courses

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