Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?
Our cross street is Redwood Road. We are located two streets north of the Castro Valley High School. After passing the High School, make a right on Alma and pass the School District. We are on the left-hand side. Look for the Adult school sign. Our address is: 4430 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546

Where can I park?
All parking is FREE! We have a large parking lot located adjacent to Seven Hills Road, and a small lot adjacent to Alma Avenue, right in front of the main office.

How do I enroll in Classes?
Phone: (510) 886-1000
Fax: (510) 537-8537
Walk in: 4430 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546
We accept: Cash, Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard and Discover. Sorry we do not accept checks for livescan.

Do I need to buy a textbook for my class?
Some of our classes do require textbooks. Go to our Textbooks page for detailed information. All textbooks are purchased online. The office does sell CPR/First Aid textbooks and ESL Dictionaries.

Do you offer payment plans or financial aid?
Unfortunately, we do not offer a payment plan service. Please visit Employment Development Department EDD and/or
One Stop Career Center: for information about programs you may qualify for.

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Castro Valley Adult and Career Education

Serving the community since 1969

4430 Alma Avenue
Castro Valley, CA 94546
P: 510-886-1000
F: 510-537-8537
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CVUSD is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Violations of this policy should be reported immediately to the site administrator(s) at District Schools. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Student Services, 4400 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley CA 94546, 510-537-3000 x 1257