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Competency Based(CB) Adult Daytime High School

 The CB Adult Daytime High School accepts new students every six weeks on a first come first served basis until the program's capacity is met. Once an application is received, it will be reviewed by McLain staff. Students who are a good fit for the Adult Daytime High School will be invited to attend a mandatory orientation meeting. Students who are not accepted due to the program being full or for some other reason will be notified.

 Adults who enter the daytime learning community must complete the Discovery Class their first six weeks. This highly structured introduction class is focused on learning about and developing advanced communication and career ready skills for students. Upon completion of Discovery Class, daytime CB learners enroll in core classes based on individual graduation requirement needs.  Students have access to day classes Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Student class start times are dependent on individual student credit needs and current class offerings.

Students who attend day classes also have access to career specific courses such as construction and CNA licensure.  

Here is a list of our upcoming orientations and their consecutive hexter start/end dates. 

Hexster 1: August 14th – September 22nd, 2023

Hexster 2: Orientation 9/5/23 @ 6pm
September 25th – November 3rd, 2023

Hexster 3: Orientation 10/17/23 @ 6pm
November 6th – December 19th, 2023

Hexster 4: Orientation 12/5/23 @ 6pm
January 4th – February 16th, 2024

Hexster 5: Orientation 1/30/24 @ 6pm
February 20th – April 5th, 2024

Hexster 6: Orientation 3/12/24 @ 6pm
April 8th – May 10th, 2024

Next year Orientation 5/21/24 @ 4pm

Intensive: May 13th – May 24th, 2024

Attendance is strictly enforced.


CB Adult Nighttime High School

Adults earn core credits in an individualized setting, with certified subject specific teacher supports.  Learners must attend three nights per week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.



  1.  Request Information
  2. You will be contacted and invited to attend an Adult High School orientation and registration. All meetings are held in the McLain H.S. Commons on the 3rd floor. Please park and enter on the third floor behind the school.  Students new to Jefferson County Public Schools must submit a transcript two weeks before registration
  3. Any student identified as Special Education must bring the latest copy of their IEP.
  4. Pay fees

CB Days Learning Community Fees (pre semester)

Under 21: $95.00

Over 21: $195.00

Graduation Fee: $40.00


CB Nights Learning Community Fees (pre semester)

Under 21: $95.00

Over 21: $195.00

Graduation Fee: $40.00

 If you have any questions, please call Ms. Natalie Satter at 303-982-7462.

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