The Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center is located at 5451
Lemon Hill Avenue in Sacramento and is easily accessible from the
47th Avenue access to Highway 99. The school is one-half block
west of Stockton Boulevard which offers regular bus service.
Career training programs at the Charles Jones Career & Education
Center provide job training for adults who are then prepared to
enter the fields of electronics, medical, nursing, business,
automotive and court reporting.
Students from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds attend the
Charles Jones Career & Education Center to take advantage of a
wide selection of career technical and academic programs.
Adults who are interested in attending any of the courses offered
at the Charles Jones Career and Education Center must attend an
orientation. During the orientation, potential students are given
an overview of program offerings, school policies and an
introduction to the various community partners who provide a
valuable support system for our students. Students are given the
opportunity to discuss the program with instructors and coaches,
visit the classrooms if requested and ask questions specific to
the program area.
After this orientation, the students are given an assessment test
(basic reading and math).
CAJ has books available for purchase in the main
office. You may also purchase your books through any online
vendor provided you use the correct ISBN number for the same
edition. Textbooks may be purchased used. However, study
guides and workbooks MUST be purchased new without markings of
Career Training Programs vary in cost. Please check the
individual program information in our online program catalog for details.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Please visit
the Financial Aid Office for further information.
Policies are in our catalog and every student registering at CAJ
is issued a student
handbook at the time of registration. It is the
responsibility of each student to fully read the handbook which
includes all student information and policies for the Charles A.
Jones Career and Education Center.
You can get a copy of your transcript by printing out and
completing the Academic
Transcript Request form and bringing it in to our office
along with the $20.00 processing fee payable in the form of cash,
money order, cashier’s check, Visa, or Mastercard. You can also
mail in the form with your payment. However, only money orders or
cashier’s checks are accepted for requests by mail. For requests
with no processing fees you may fax in the completed form along
with a copy of your photo ID.
Official GED transcripts can be obtained from the official GED
testing agency which changed on January 1, 2014. The web
address is: http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service For
GED transcripts prior to 1990, you must contact the test center
where you took your final test.
The current procedures for filing a complaint can be
found in the CAJ Student
Handbook which is available on our school website. You
can also obtain a current student handbook from the main school
The Sacramento City Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, race or ethnicity, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For questions or complaints, contact Equity Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator: Stephan Brown – 5735 47th Avenue, Sacramento CA, 95824; 916.643.9425; firstname.lastname@example.org.