Adult Education/G.E.D Program

It is never too late! Classes begin September 12th (Welding September 11th). The Ramona Adult School is here to assist adults in our community reach educational, training, career and personal goals. We look forward to seeing you!



G.E.D. High School Equivalency Test Preparation
4:00- 7:00 ongoing
Montecito High School  Campus, G.E.D. Center


Fee: No charge for preparation, $6.00 per pre-test, $35.00 per test


Our GED Center is available for test preparation. Based on results of practice tests, students can determine whether they are ready to take the official High School Equivalency Exams. We have Math and English tutors available to help students prepare on Tuesday evenings from 4:00 -6:00pm. Pre-registration and a reading assessment is required and our center is open Tuesdays, 4:00 – 7:00pm, this is an open entry/open leave. We are a Pearson Vue authorized testing center and offer the GED exam via computer. To sign up for the GED Tests you must first register through, this can be done at our GED Center. All test scheduling and payments are done through the GED website. The GED exam consists of four parts: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science and Social studies. The cost is $35.00 per exam or $140 for all four parts. More information can be found on the website.


Adult Education Diploma
4:00 – 6:00 ongoing
Montecito High School Campus, G.E.D. Center


Fee: No charge


Adults can earn a High School diploma from Ramona Adult School upon successful completion of 190 credits. All new and returning adult education students who want to complete their high school diploma must register, complete a reading assessment and meet with our Registrar to discuss options and schedule classes. If you are a new student to the Ramona Adult Diploma program it is important you bring a copy of your high school transcript if possible, no appointment is necessary.


Mon. and Tues.
3:00 – 6:00
September 11 – November 28 (60 hours)
Ramona High School Campus, Rm#J57
Fee:  $100
Space is limited:  Please leave a message on 760-787-4306 to reserve your space, you will receive a return call with confirmation of enrollment and payment instructions.
List of materials/tools required can be found by clicking on 'welding materials' to the left of this screen


Train for the high demand, high wage welding career. Course includes:
SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)
GMAW (Gas Metal Arc welding)
GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding)
All four welding positions will be taught (Flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead) which prepare students for the American Welding Society certification.
Plasma cutting and Oxyfuel cutting are included
Techniques and practices are introduced to assist students in welding a variety of materials including sheet, shapes, and repairs. Instructor AWS certifications :(FCAW-SS) All positions, (SMAW) Vertical and overhead, (GTAW) Horizontal and vertical


6:00 – 8:00
September 12 – October 3  (4 weeks)
Fee: $25.00
Location:  Montecito High School Campus, Construction Training Room
Safety glasses are required and not supplied, gloves optional
Space is limited! Please leave a message on 760-787-4306 to reserve your spot, you will receive a return call with confirmation of enrollment and payment instructions.


Learn how to build a 2 seater bench and take it home with you at the end of class! Learn how to measure and layout materials using feet, inches, fractions and metric measurements, safety instruction on proper use of tools and equipment used in the construction industry, identify and properly use power tools.