Welcome to Community-Based Classroom- An Alternative High School
Classroom (CBC) is a FREE school designed for Prince George's
County students aged 16-21 who have been withdrawn from their
traditional day school program for a variety of reasons. CBC
is apart of the Prince George's County Public Schools’
Department of Alternative Educational Options. CBC offers
classes, activities, and support services that help students
finish their high school education. CBC is a high school
program designed to remove the obstacles that might get in the
way of students who want to finish high school. The staff
offers not only academic counseling, but also help with personal
and practical problems, such as arranging for jobs and securing
CBC offers 2-hour classes during mornings,
afternoons, and evenings on a "college" schedule:
Monday-Wednesdays or Tuesday-Thursdays. Students only come to
CBC when they have classes; the rest of the time they may be
working or parenting.
CBC'ers receive a regular diploma from
their home high school when they finish their high school
courses and requirements (not a
There is more to an education than earning credits. A good
education should also give a person employment skills and a plan
for the future. CBC students have access to a computer lab,
online courses, computers in each class, and a myriad of
technology for a wide variety of applications. In addition,
there is a career component to the high school program that can
be the key to finding a permanent job.
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Prepare for the
High School Assessments!!