Sussex Tech Adult Education

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Welcome to Adult Education at Sussex Tech!  Our goal is to meet the career training and educational needs of our local communities.


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Sussex Tech Adult Division is in our sixth decade of providing instructional services to adult residents of Sussex County and our neighboring communities.

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James H. Groves High School

James H. Groves High School is a secondary school for adults who have not finished high school.  The school is approved by the Delaware State Board of Education and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

How do I enroll? 

  1. Call 856-9035 to register for an Information Session. 
  2. At the Information Session, you will be given an Enrollment Application Packet. 
  3. Submit your completed Enrollment Application Packet. 
  4. You will be scheduled for an Orientation. 
  5. Attend the Orientation. 
  6. Your classes will begin within a week or two of the Orientation. 

Your $40 materials fee will be due one month after your orientation. Don’t let the lack of the $40 materials fee keep you from attending.

How long will it take me to earn my diploma? 

You will be in classes where you will work at your own pace. When you finish depends on the following factors: 

  • How many credits you have already earned. 
  • How much information you know. 
  • How quickly you work through the material. 
  • How motivated you are. 
  • How often you attend classes. 

Like all high schools in the state, students must have a total of 22 credits to graduate with 41/2 as electives and 171/2 credits prescribed by the Delaware State Board of Education. 

Required Courses include: 

English 4 credits 
Social Studies* 3 credits 
Mathematics** 4 credits 
Science 3 credits 
Career Pathways 3 credits 
Computer Literacy 1 credit 
Health 1/2 credit 

*Including 1 credit of U.S. History 

**Including 1 credit of Algebra 2 

Where can I attend classes? 

Bridgeville - Phillis Wheatley Middle School 
M & W 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Ellendale - Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church - Transportation may be provided for this site. 
M & W 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Georgetown - Sussex Tech 
M & W 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Tu & Th 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Tu & Th 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
M & W 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Georgetown - Department of Labor 
M & W 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Laurel - Laurel Middle School 
M & W 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Lewes - Lewes School, Savannah Road 
Tu & Th 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Seaford - Seaford High School 
Tu & Th 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Selbyville - Hickory Tree Housing Development 
Tu & Th 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

How can I earn credits to graduate? 

Credits can be earned in any of the following ways: 

  • Passing Groves classes 
  • Employment experience 
  • Military training 
  • Higher education courses 
  • High school courses taken previously 
  • Volunteer experience

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