Come Back Kids (CBK)

 Orientation Video


If you want to enroll in our CBK program, please watch the video and answer the questions on the orientation form.

Once the orientation form is submitted, a CBK staff member will contact you in 2-3 business days to schedule a registration appointment for enrollment. 

Orientation Form

August 27, 2020

CBK Prospective Students,

If you currently don't have a photo ID, please follow the process below to get an ID. You will need photo identification to get enrolled in our program.

At the moment the DMV is not making appointments but you can go in on a walk-in basis. You will complete the ID application online and then gather all the required documentation and walk-in.

They will verify you have all correct documentation and then they will provide you a number to wait in line.




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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, classroom instruction, and career readiness seminars and presentations
  • An independent study format with flexible hours to accommodate work and daycare 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.

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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?

To enroll in CBK the following steps are needed:

  1. Complete online orientation
  2. One of our staff members will contact you to schedule a registration appointment to get enrolled.
  3. Must bring the following documents to your registration appointment:
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts
  • Photo ID (U.S. identification or driver's license, passport, visa)
  • Proof of address document (lease agreement, utility bill, bank statement, pay stub, medical or legal documents)

If you have additional questions contact us at 209-238-8600 or 209-238-8650.



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 to enroll in CBK.

What is the age requirement for CBK?

To enroll in CBK, you must be 18 years of age or older.

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 earn a high school diploma from CBK you will need to complete 170 credits and 20 hours of community service.