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  • 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
    • Ritenour Pathways to the Future (RPTF) (a GED/Job Skills program for at-risk youth)
    • English-as-a-Second Language (ESL)Classes
    • Online Registration and testing
    All Classes are FREE.Please call 314-493-6412 to enroll over the phone
     
    The ALC is open year-round except for the holidays of the Ritenour School District. All AEL programs are also closed when the Ritenour School District is closed due to hazardous weather. The ALC offers 5 HSE classes. The center hours are:

    Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Class Schedule:

    Morning Adult HiSET class: Monday-Thursday at the Center
    8762 St. Charles Rock Rd. St. John, MO  63114
    8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
     
    Morning Adult HiSET class: Monday and Wednesday at the Saint Ann Library
    10267 St Charles Rock Rd, St Ann, MO 63074
    9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 
     
    Ritenour Pathways to the Future (RPTF): Monday-Thursday at the Center
    8762 St. Charles Rock Rd. St. John, MO  63114
    11:45 a.m.-2:45 a.m.
     
    Evening Adult HiSET class: Monday, Tuesday, and Thirsday at the Center
    8762 St. Charles Rock Rd. St. John, MO  63114
    5:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
     
    Evening Adult HiSET class: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the St. Ann Library
    10267 St Charles Rock Rd, St Ann, MO 63074
    5:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
     
    Evening Adult English as a Second Language classes, all levels: Monday and Wednesday at Hoech Middle
    3312 Ashby Rd, St Ann, MO 63074
    6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

    Fridays – ONLY at the Center
    Online Class registration & testing
    9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
     
    All Classes are FREE.  Please call 314-493-6412 to enroll over the phone

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