Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences (SCALE)

Filed Under: Education
167 Holland Street
Somerville, ma 02144
Stephanie Santiago:
Who to Contact
Front Office: Annette Goodrich, 617-843-5406

SCALE’s mission is to provide adults opportunities to achieve their goals in a supportive, diverse, welcoming learning community through academic programming and guidance.

  • ABE – Adult Basic Education classes
    • Adult Basic Education classes at SCALE focus on improving students’ skills in reading, writing, social studies, science, and math so that you will be prepared to pass the HiSET exam (the high school equivalency test) and to enter college.
    • Contact: Melissa Viscovich at
  • ELL – English Language Learning classes
    • Classes integrate English speaking, listening, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, and writing. Technology is integrated into all classes as well.
    • Contact:  Corrina Horton at
  • ADP – Adult Diploma Program & HiSET – Equivalency Diploma
    • SCALE offers HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) and ADP (Adult Diploma Program) services and testing.
  • CISCO IT – Introduction to Networking
    • Get Cisco Certified for FREE! No matter what your interests are, these classes will add to your skill set. You don’t have to know much about computers to join this class. Just be ready to learn.
Service hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Waiting time
All classes are free. There is no registration or orientation fee

Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Spanish, and French


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Last updated December 15, 2021


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