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Adult High School Diploma Program

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                        ​ ​​​​"FREE High School Classes for dults"​​​
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 ​​​​In an effort to reduce th​e spread of COVID-19, classes are being conducted via a
 distance ​​education format until further notice.
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En un esfuerzo por reducir la propagación de COVID-19, las clases se llevarán a cabo
a través de un formato de 
educación en línea hasta nuevo aviso.
The High School Diploma Program is self-paced and individualized. Classes are offered on an open-entry/open-exit basis throughout the year. Students must be 18 years of age or older. Each student has an individualized educational plan to complete his/her personal graduation requirements. Concurrent enrollment in High School Subjects and college credit classes is also offered in some cases. Students interested in concurrent enrollment should contact  a counselor "Counseling Live-Chat"​ to discuss this option. 


STEPS TO COMPLETE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

1. Apply and Register​ 
2. Provide copies of transcripts.
3. Attend high school classes regularly (online or online live).
4. Complete 160 high school credits and three proficiencies (reading, mathematics, and English 
     composition).
4. File a petition to graduate.
​5. Attend the graduation ceremony!


ACCEPTED TRANSFER CREDITS 
1. Previous high school transcripts (must be official)
2. Regional occupation programs (up to 20 credits)
3. Foreign transcripts (see counselor, up to 100 credits)
4. Approved private school transcripts (must be official)
5. Work experience (see counselor)
6. Armed Forces work experience
7. College transcripts (must be official)

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

Effective July 1, 2009, High School Graduation Requirements are as follows: A minimum of 20 of the 160 required high school credits must be completed in residence at the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION FROM
THE ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM:
    

CREDITS

COURSES

40

English (A maximum of 10 reading credits; must include at least one composition course)

20

Mathematics

20

Natural Sciences (Must include both a biological and physical science course).

30

Social and Behavioral Sciences. (Must include U.S. History, American Government, Economics, World History and World Geography).

10

Humanities (Formerly Fine Arts/Foreign Language).

40

Electives

​=160

TOTAL CREDITS

 

Proficiencies:
Reading, Math and English Composition