Rutherford Adult School

The highly requested Internet registration with credit card payments system opens mid-January. Classes start February 24, 2014 for the Spring 2014 Semester.

Course Catalog
The Spring 2014 catalog is now available online. Click this to view the PDF for the Spring 2014 semester. Registration is NOW OPEN!

Please register online using this system for the Spring 2014 semester. We are OPEN!

Email is the best form of contact. Email to  For emergencies, dial 201-438-7675 x2115.  We do not monitor voicemails daily.  We are normally in the office from Monday – Wednesday 12 – 2PM and 6 – 8PM nightly during the Spring and Fall Semesters. We are only in the office during days that class run. Use our catalog for our calendar.

 and receive alerts, new catalog info, updates, special info and closures.

Stay connected with us on Facebook. Like us and share away!
Navigating the Rutherford area is not easy with the current construction on Route 3 and 17.  Please use Google Maps, a GPS or alternative ways to get to 56 Elliott Place where the majority of the classes are held.   If your class is not held at Rutherford High School, follow the address specified on the catalog.


Q: When are brochures mailed out?
A: Brochures are mailed out in August for the Fall classes and January for the Spring classes.

Q: What towns are included on the brochure mailing list?
A: Rutherford, East Rutherford, Carlstadt, Hasbrouck Heights, Lyndhurst, North Arlington, Wallington, Moonachie, Wood-Ridge, Clifton, Secaucus, Nutley, Saddle Brook, Elmwood Park, Lodi, Garfield and more coming soon. If you’d like to be added to the list, please contact us through email or subscribe to the email blasts.

Q: My town is not on the mailing list. What should I do?
A: Please email us and we will add you to the rotation or visit the catalog online when it’s available.

Q: When are your classes held?
A: Classes are held Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings and sometimes off premise on Thursday evenings.

Q: Who is eligible to take these classes?
A: Any adult over 18, regardless of town residence, may register.  Current high school students will need special permission from the Rutherford Adult School.