Come Back Kids (CBK)

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The Stanislaus County Office of Education proudly offers a high school program for adults (ages 18 and above) who want to come back to complete their education.  If you want to attend college, technical school, or enter the work force but have found that not having a high school diploma has stopped you...COME BACK to continue earning your high school diploma!  We offer a rigorous high school academic program that is flexible, customized, and focused on areas of need to help you successfully earn a diploma.  Following a community college model, students are enrolled in courses according to identified individual areas of need.  Choice courses are available online and all courses offer support classes with small groups or one on one with a teacher.

Come Back Kids offers:

  • Individualized learning plans with a mix of online course work, class room instruction, and career readiness seminars and presentations
  • An independent study format with flexible hours to accommodate work and day care responsibilities
  • Referral to appropriate support services
  • Opportunities for internships, apprenticeship programs, and job placement through community partnerships

Career Readiness

Students will participate in career readiness seminars that include:

  • Interview technique
  • Resume building
  • Creating a portfolio
  • Presenters from businesses
  • Industry tours

Students have the opportunity to participate in pre-apprenticeship construction trade training.

College Readiness

Students also receive information about college and technical school admission requirements, help filling out college/technical school applications and financial aid workshops.  They will enjoy presentations from local college and technical school admission personnel and guidance counselors to provide further information about career paths, college majors and certification programs offered.

To get enrolled attend a required CBK orientation; for more information call (209) 238-8600 or scroll below for orientation dates.

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Mission Statement

Vision Statement 

Come Back Kids will immediately reduce the drop-out rate and assist every student with an Individualized Learning Plan and Career Plan, culminating in achievement of a high school diploma or equivalency.  We envision a safe environment where communication and success is fostered and accomplishments are celebrated.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enroll in CBK?

Attend our mandatory orientation(appointment not needed)

Arrive before start time

Make a registration appointment

Do I need to attend orientation to enroll?

Attending an orientation is a requirement to enroll in the CBK program.

What does the program cost?

There is no cost to the student.

What is the age requirement for CBK?

CBK is for adults 18 and over.

How long is the orientation?

Orientation is about an hour long.

How often do I need to attend classes?

CBK is an Independent Study program, you will meet with your teacher for 1 hour on a weekly basis.

Coursework will be completed online.

What are the requirements to obtain a high school diploma?

To obtain the high school diploma you will complete 170 credits and 20 hours of community service.