Adult Education


Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Adult Education programs offer High School Completion (HSC), General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and English as a Second Language (ESL) at several community sites and schools, including two main Adult Education campuses.

Adult Education West Campus

16164 Asbury Park
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 852-1089

Adult Education East Campus

13840 Lappin Street
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 579-7109

English Community Sites (English as a Second Language)

Academy of the Americas

5680 Konkel Street
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 596-7640

Bennett Elementary School

2111 Mullane Street
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3585

Earhart Elementary-Middle

1000 Scotten
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3945

International Academy

111 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 872-0863

Priest Elementary-Middle

7840 Wagner
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 849-3705

Program Highlights

  • No Cost — 100% Free Tuition
  • GED Testing paid at $37.50 per test
  • State Certified Instructors
  • High School Completion Program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program for Adults
  • Assistance with Student Transportation (Bus Tickets)
  • Career Training
  • College Planning
  • Job Placement Opportunities
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) – Remedial support in English and Math Courses
  • Monthly Student Incentives
  • Annual Graduation Ceremony
  • National Adult Education Honor Society
  • Newly Renovated Campus

How to Enroll in Adult Education?

  • Enrollment is year round.
  • Pick the nearest location and schedule a visit.
  • Bring State Issued Picture Identification and Social Security Card.
  • Classes are offered Monday-Friday.  Hours vary by location.

West Campus

Dr. Dedria Willis
Principal, West Campus – Adult Education Center

East Campus

Leonard Samborski
Principal, East Campus – Adult Education Center


Adult Education transcripts are available upon request. Please allow 24 hours for processing.

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