Join us for a tour of Delta College designed just for Adult School students
- Attend New Student Start-Up (Orientation and meet with Delta College Counselor)
- Learn about Academic Programs and Student Support Services
- Take a Campus Tour
Manteca Adult School — that conducts most of its classes at the Manteca Unified district complex at Louise Avenue and Airport Way — does more than just help adults who did not secure a high school diploma to earn their GED equivalency.
Adults who can't read, write or speak English well affect all of society, in a variety of ways. They contribute less to the economy, cost communities more for government benefits and health services, and are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system.
The wait to gain entry to adult English-language classes can be long. Once you're in balancing class with family and job obligations can be a challenge. But many immigrants are determined. Ana Perez says she tries to never miss a class: "A day of studying is sacred for...
Millions of adults struggle every day with basic tasks, like reading a bill or a bus schedule. Those with limited literacy find all kinds of ways to hdie their rudimentary schooling. Many are unemployed. And those who have jobs are usually stuck at the lowest rungs of the...