Rutherford Adult School

The highly requested Internet registration with credit card payments system is open. Classes start September 15, 2014 for the Fall 2014 Semester.

Course Catalog
The Fall 2014 catalog is available online. The semester ends on November 25.
It was printed and mailed out in the middle of August. Click this to view the PDF for the Fall 2014 semester.  Registration is NOW OPEN for the Fall 2014 semester! Classes start September 15, 2014.

The Spring 2015 catalog is not available online yet. It will be online in January 2015.
It is scheduled to be printed and mailed out in the middle of January. Registration is NOT OPEN for the Spring 2015 semester! Classes start February 23, 2014. 

Please register online using this system for the Rutherford Adult School.

This is our upcoming calendar for the Spring 2015 Semester.

RAS Spring 2015

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 from 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.

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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 email list, please contact us through email and/or subscribe to the email blasts. You can find the catalog online too. We can not mail out catalogs to other towns that are not listed here.

Q: When are your classes held?
A: Classes are held Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings in the Fall and the Spring. We do not run Winter nor Summer classes.

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. Contact us with any questions.