About Our School » Goals


Our History
Bassett Adult School (BAS) was established in 1970 to meet the educational needs of our community. BAS provides a broad diversity of educational opportunities for students in the following programs: English as a Second Language (ESL), Career Technical Education (CTE), Adult Secondary Education (ASE) and Adult Basic Education (ABE). The institution graduated its first class in 1971.

BAS is part of the Bassett Unified School District, a public education institution located in eastern Los Angeles County in Southern California. It is approximately sixteen miles east of Los Angeles.

BAS is committed to providing quality education and workforce development. The Career Technical Education programs offered by BAS introduce students to possible career choices, assist in updating current job skills or acquire new job skills required for initial employment or advancement in their chosen career field.
Bassett Adult School is committed to meeting the business and educational needs of the community and workforce by providing our diverse students with a rigorous, equitable, and inclusive curriculum to achieve their academic and professional goals.

Bassett Adult School will be recognized as a premier educational institution providing opportunities that empower learners to be successful in today’s world.
Schoolwide Student Learning Outcomes (SSLOs)
Bassett Adult School prepares its students to be...
  • Responsible Individuals
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Effective Communicators
Bassett Adult School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Objectives of Bassett Adult School
We will be committed to our students and ourselves to communicate effectively and be knowledgeable and resourceful about our programs.

We will maintain an outstanding learning environment, including such resources as an excellent faculty and staff, student support services, and appropriate instructional facilities.

We will provide high-quality instruction and support services that promote and enhance life-long learning and human potential by working closely with our community to establish mutually beneficial relationships with both public and private entities.

We will maintain high standards of accountability by assessing the effectiveness with which BAS meets the standards and expectations that have been established by the State and Federal governments, accrediting agencies, and Bassett Unified School District.

We will proactively collaborate with trade, industry, businesses, community-based organizations, social service agencies, and educational institutions. We will develop strong relationships between partners who serve our student population to enhance the quality of education for students while working toward a common goal in the best interest of the students.