Message From The Principal


A portrait of Dr. Jacqueline A. Cardenas, Adult School Principal Culver City Unified School District

It is an honor and privilege to serve as the Adult School Principal. Our dedicated staff takes great pride in ”Opening Doors to Education, Enrichment, and Empowerment” so our adult learners achieve their education and workforce aspirations.  We welcome you to learn more about and enroll in our FREE morning and evening programs to: 

  • Learn English as a Second Language

  • Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test

  • Earn a high school diploma or equivalency, or

  • Improve basic reading, writing, and math skills.

We are excited to expand our program offerings in the near future when we add a Career Technical Education (CTE) pathway in the healthcare field. 

Founded in 1954, the Adult School is a beacon for learning excellence in Culver City and the surrounding communities with a long-standing history. In 2024, we will embark on our 70th year of providing exceptional educational options to meet the unique needs of adult learners!  Not only is the Adult School fully supported by the Culver City Unified School District’s Board of Education and District, it is also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). To support its ongoing success and alignment for Adult School programming, the Culver City Adult School is a member of the California Adult Schools Network and the Los Angeles Regional Adult Education Consortium.

The Adult School is located next to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Please call us at 310-842-4300 to learn how we can help you take this next step in your learning journey for greater personal fulfillment.

I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Adult School’s supportive learning community where you will feel a sense of belonging and experience high-quality learning alongside other students from diverse backgrounds. We enthusiastically support you to thrive personally and professionally as a student of the Culver City Adult School. 


Dr. Jacqueline A. Cardenas, Adult School Principal

Culver City Unified School District