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SKY Adult Education

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Barren County Metcalfe County Simpson County Warren County

Did you know that on the average, a person with a high school diploma or GED earns $9,400 per year more than someone without a high school diploma? By 2018, it is expected that 54% of all jobs in Kentucky will require some level of postsecondary education. SKY Adult Education is committed to expanding our students horizons by providing academic instruction and preparation aligned to college and career readiness standards for adults 18 years old and up in Barren, Metcalfe, Simpson and Warren counties. All classes and services are free and occur throughout the day Monday through Friday. Contact us today or click a link below to find out more about how you can expand your horizon through SKY Adult Education.

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GED Preparation
Employability/National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
Prepare for College
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Citizenship Preparation
Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky
Kentucky Essential Skills Certificate


Mission and Purpose

SKY Adult Education prepares adults in Barren, Metcalfe, Simpson, and Warren counties to meet the needs of the future. The caring and qualified staff provide a diverse group of students a positive learning environment to achieve their desired educational goals which may include obtaining a GED , enrolling in higher education, improving workplace skills, and increasing language and basic skills proficiency. Partnerships with colleges, workforce and employment centers, school districts, employers, and community volunteers empower students and families with educational opportunities they need. Through the financial support of tax dollars, Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College, foundations, and donors, SKY Adult Education ensures economic justice by helping to end and prevent cycles of poverty, building the middle class and sustainable families, contributing to an improved local economy, and keeping the American Dream alive for thousands of residents.

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If you are interested in earning your GED or taking classes, please call the local county office:

Barren County: (270) 901-4362

Metcalfe County: (270) 432-0060

Simpson County: (270) 586-1682

Warren County: (270) 901-1017