About Our School

Vista Adult School has provided leading educational services in Vista, CA since 1977. Our WASC accredited programs include Career Technical Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education and English as a Second Language. In addition we offer Community Education courses. All teachers are certified in their teaching area by the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing. We proudly serve approximately 3,000 adults each year. We offer convenient schedules to fit the needs and lifestyles of adult learners, and we welcome students 18 years of age and older from throughout Southern California.

Vision: Vista Adult School is committed to providing exemplary education designed to engage, inspire and empower students to achieve their goals.

Mission Statement: Vista Adult School will prepare all students with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their career, academic and personal goals in a high quality and accessible learning environment.

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Student Learning Outcomes (SLO's)

Our students will:
V: Develop a VISION for their future

  • Identify and achieve short & long term goals
  • Demonstrate perseverance in their pursuit of education
  • Pursue lifelong learning experiences

A: ACHIEVE academic and personal growth
  • Show a measurable increase in knowledge and skills
  • Increase 21st century skills (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, innovation & technology)
  • Gain self-confidence and awareness of their abilities

S: Experience SUCCESS in all post-secondary transitions
  • Career obtainment and growth
  • College admission and completion
  • Enhancement of their personal life and involvement in the community

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