• Please call (314) 493-6412 for more information or click here to enroll online. 

    The Ritenour Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) Program provides free services that help adult students obtain the skills necessary to earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma, prepare for post-secondary education, become U.S. citizens, improve English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) proficiency, find and keep a job, and achieve other academic, employment, or personal goals. Students attending any classes in any program of AEL must be at least 17 years old or 16 years old with 16 high school credits, no longer attending high school, provide documentation from previous school, and attend a mandatory orientation.

    Specific services the AEL program(s) offers include:

    • HSE (High School Equivalency) Preparation
    • Literacy Services/Adult Basic Education
    • English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Classes
    • Online Registration and testing
    • Workforce and college preparation

    All Classes are FREE!

    Currently the program is on summer break, but HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) classes will resume on Aug. 2, 2021. Registration opens July 26, 2021. English language (ESL) classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 7. 

    Classes are available Monday through Saturday in the mornings, afternoons and evenings at the Adult Learning Center, 8762 St, Charles Rock Road, St. John, MO 63114.

    For more information about registering for classes, call (314) 493-6412 beginning July 26, 2021.


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