•  2018 Graduates

    Fall 2020 Orientation, Assessment and Registration Schedule {Currently on hold...updates soon}

     

    Students living in the Greater Sacramento area must register on campus. Available on most Mondays (excluding holidays) for academic classes. 

    Most Mondays 2:30pm Room 10

    Most Mondays 2:30pm Room 10

    *High School Diploma

    Pre-GED (Adult Basic Education)

    *Independent Studies

    GED Test Preparation

    * Please bring your "unofficial" high school transcript for a transcript evaluation and an education plan development with our academic counselor. Independent Studies also requires a $60 refundable book deposit (cash, check or money order—no debit or credit cards). Allow at least one hour to complete the testing, orientation and registration process.

    There is NO FEE for these classes.  


    High School

    San Juan School for Adults offers high school credit courses that count toward the completion of a high school diploma. Students work at their own pace under the direction of credentialed teachers. Classes are open entry, which means you can start throughout the semester. A high school diploma is earned after successful completion of the requirements, 220 credits in specified subject areas.

     There are different options available to fit our students' busy lives who live in the Greater Sacramento area. 

     

    Independent Study Courses – 
    Students work from home and meet with a teacher once a week. Appointments are available throughout the week: morning, afternoon and evening. Please attend a registration session, Mondays at 2:30 pm in Room 10, to see if you qualify for this unique program. $60 book deposit is required  (refundable  upon  book  return).

     

    Seat-Based High School Classes --

    Adult students work at their own pace in multi-subject rooms with teacher assistance, as needed.

     

    Adult Basic Education (pre-GED) Classes --

    Brush up on academic skills, such as writing and math. This class is valuable for adults who need to improve their academic skills for employment, or to prepare for classes leading to a GED or High School Diploma, or for self-improvement. (Also available through Distance Learning).

     

    GED Test Preparation Classes--

    GED preparation classes will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to pass the General Education Development (GED®) exam. (Also available through Distance Learning).

     

     

     Adult Secondary Education Programs

    Options to consider for adults who do not have a high school diploma

     

     

    Obtain a Diploma through Adult School

    Pass the GED

    Pass the California High School Proficiency Exam

    Certificate of Completion

     HiSET

    Requirements

    Completing 220 credits of high school work in specific academic areas.

     

     

    Taking and passing all four subtests of the GED test.

    Taking and passing the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE).

    Completing 220 credits of high school work in specific academic areas.

     

    Take and pass all five subject tests

    What is it?

    An official high school diploma.

    A certification of high school academic skills accepted by most employers

    A California legal equivalent to a high school diploma.

    It is a certificate indicating high school course requirements were achieved.

    A California recognized high school equivalency exam that will prepare students for college or career. 

    Subject

    area requirements

    English, US History,

    World History, Math including Algebra, Fine Arts, Government, Social Studies Elective, Economics, Science, and Electives.

    Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics Reasoning (geometry, statistics, algebra)

    English (reading writing), Mathematics (geometry, statistics algebra)

    Same as diploma.

    Language Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies

    Advantages

    Accepted by all employers, colleges and some branches of the military.

     

    If you have significant credits earned from prior schools this can be a good choice.

    Accepted by most employers, colleges, and some branches of the military.

     

    Some testing sites offer in other languages.

     

    Could be good choice if you are very low in high school credits.

    Accepted by some California employers and colleges.

     

    It has less subject requirements to pass than the GED.

    Accepted by most employers and some colleges.

     

    Accepted by most employers, colleges, and some branches of the military.

     

    Could be good choice if you are very low in high school credits.

     

    Disadvantages

    May take longer to achieve if you do not have many previous high school credits. 

     

     

    Not accepted by some employers. The military has some stipulations and may not accept the GED for enlistment.

     

    All tests need to be passed.

    May not be accepted outside of California, and the military may not accept.

    Is not equivalent to a high school diploma, and may not be accepted by all employers, all colleges, or all branches of the military. 

    Not accepted by some employers. The military has some stipulations and may not accept the HiSET for enlistment.

     

    Must pass all four tests to earn a HiSET credential

     

    For more information

    Talk with an Adult Education Counselor.

    www.ged.com

    www.chspe.net

    Talk with an Adult Education Counselor.

    https://hiset.ets.org/

Last Modified on July 27, 2020