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Sydney Adult Education Center

It is Never Too Late

Record #: CBM0267
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2017
Last Full Update: 24 Apr 2017


Public Bulletin

We offer a second chance to learners who wish to return to school and earn their high school diploma.


Located In Sydney
Where To Find Us
290 Whitney Ave
Sydney, NS B1P 5A6
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality


Contact Sydney Adult High School; Phone: 902-562-5178; Fax: 902-562-1605
Alternate Contact New Waterford Adult High School; Phone: 902-862-7880; Fax: 902-862-7880

Description & Services


Who can Enroll?

Students are aged 17 and older and must have been out of school for at least one full year to be eligible to attend this program.

Over 800 students have graduated from the program with the majority of these students continuing on with community college or university studies.

What do we offer?

We offer credit courses in grades 10, 11, and 12 from the Public School Program (PSP). The students can participate on a full-time or part-time basis. The program is offered in four semesters over the school year, the first semester starting in September and ending in November, the second semester starting in November and ending in January, the third semester starting in February and ending in April, and the fourth semester starting in April and ending in June.
Hours Operates during regular school hours (9-3)