Anderson Adult Education Center 3, 4, & 5

    Anderson Adult Education
    Thank you for taking the opportunity to visit our site. The Anderson Adult Education Center serves Anderson County School Districts Three, Four and Five.

    We believe that education is a lifelong process and does not end when you leave school. Please explore our site to determine if we offer the education opportunities in which you are interested.

    We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.


    We are located in the historic old North Anderson Elementary School building at 2005 North Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.


    Attendance Eligibility
    Attendance at the Anderson Adult Education Center is authorized by the Board of Trustees and Administration of Anderson School District Five. There is no state attendance law for Adult Education; attendance in our program is optional. Our programs are designed for adults over the age of 18. With the approval of the superintendent, students between the age of 17 and 18 may attend our programs.
    Seventeen Year old Students
    A student, who has reached the age of 17 and has withdrawn from high school, may apply for an underage waiver. Seventeen year old students must provide the following to be considered for enrollment:
     Official Transcript from the last school attended*
    Discipline record from the last school attended*
    Attendance records and/or Court Orders to Attend*
    IEP if applicable*
    WorkKeys  scores*
    Completed Underage Waiver*
    SC Verification of Withdrawal from SC Schools GED testing office*
                                                                                 * The student must secure these from the last high school attended.
    All students 21 years old and under must provide an official High School Transcript before they can be registered for class.
    Enrollment Requirements
    Students may not enroll in adult education while under suspension or expulsion from another school. Students under remainder of the year expulsion may not enroll until July of the next school year. Students under permanent expulsion may not enroll for 1 calendar year from the date of expulsion. Active students who are awaiting trial for a criminal offense may not attend classes until their case(s) are resolved. The Director of the Anderson Adult Education Center reserves the right to limit or prohibit the attendance and/or enrollment of any student who is disruptive or potentially dangerous to staff or other students.
    All students are required to pre-register prior to attending Orientation.
    All students are required to attend an Orientation session prior to enrollment.
    Anderson Adult Education does not discriminate in admission or access to its education programs, nor in the treatment of its applicants for employment, nor in any of its programs and activities, nor does it use any other unlawful criteria such as age, race, sex, disability, religion, or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, or the general public.



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    Anderson School District Five community:

    In response to the Governor's order to extend closures of all South Carolina schools, Anderson Five will continue to observe eLearning through April 30, 2020.

    Our schedule will be as follows:
    • March 25-27 eLearning
    • March 30-31 eLearning
    • April 1 Professional Development
    • April 2-3 NO eLearning all schools and offices closed
    • April 6-10 Spring Break enjoy the rest, NO eLearning
    • April 13-17 eLearning
    • April 20-24 eLearning
    • April 27-30 eLearning

    Please stay connected with us via our multiple district communication platforms. The safety and well-being of students and staff remains top priority.