Adult and Community Education

    6671 St. Andrews Road

    Columbia, SC 29212

    Phone: (803) 476-8230


    Dream! Pursue! Achieve!  








    Our Mission: To Inspire, Teach and Prepare Students

    to Reach Personal, Educational & Career Goals.    

    Our Purpose     The Leadership Team is ready to help students create a pathway to success.  Through personalized, comprehensive plans of study, each student is guided toward their personal educational and professional career goals.


    Partnerships     We maintain partnerships with numerous community and service agencies to provide assistance to our students  in accessing additional community and agency resources.


    Approved Education Provider    Lexington/Richland 5 Adult Education is an approved educational provider for the VA/GI Bill, DEW, Vocational Rehabilitation, Columbia Housing Authority, WIA, DSS, Acts Metro, and Goodwill clients.


    Giving Back - Be An Adult Ed Volunteer    The Adult Ed Program always welcomes volunteers for help in tutoring, child development workers, and special education instructional aides. To learn more and/or apply, click the documents and forms tab on the left and select Volunteer Application Form.



Contact Us



    Paula Wright
    Director of Adult Education