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High School Completion/GED Test Prep

Enrollment in San Juan Adult Educations High School Diploma and GED Preparation programs is now closed for the 2023-24 school year. Registration will open for the 2024-25 school year in August with classes beginning in September. If you would like us to contact you via email once our registration opens, please complete the HSD/GED Interest Form. We look forward to seeing you in the Fall!   
HSD/GED Interest List for Fall 2024


San Juan Adult Education offers several options to help you earn your high school diploma or your GED, so that you may continue your educational and career goals.  

All High School Completion (diploma) and GED Test Prep Classes are FREE!


High School Completion (Diploma)

San Juan Unified School District Adult Education Program offers high school credit courses that count toward the completion of a high school diploma.  Adult students work at their own pace in multi-subject classes under the direction of credentialed teachers, as needed.  A high school diploma is earned after successful completion of the requirements, 220 credits in specified subject areas. 


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). 

Our programs have continuous enrollment throughout the school year.  Students will be placed into classes after the registration process is complete. 


Transcripts

Transcripts are only needed for high school completion (diploma); not for GED test prep classes. If you are interested in high school completion (diploma), please email your unofficial high school transcripts from the last high school(s) you attended: Click here to email transcripts

Transcripts will be evaluated by our academic counselor to determine your academic needs and class placement.  


High School Completion and GED Test Prep options available through San Juan Adult Education 


 

 High School Diploma

GED

What is it?

An official high school diploma.

A certification of high school academic skills accepted by most employers.

Completion Requirements

220 credits of high school work in specific academic areas.

Passing all four sub-tests of the GED test.

Subject areas

  • English
  • US History
  • World History
  • Math (including Algebra)
  • Fine Arts
  • Government
  • Social Studies Elective
  • Economics
  • Science
  • Electives
  • Reasoning through Language Arts (reading and writing)
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematics Reasoning (geometry, statistics, algebra)

Advantages

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

Can be a good choice if you have significant credits earned from prior schools. 

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

Some testing sites offer in Spanish

 

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.

Must pass ALL tests.

For more information

Talk with an Adult Education Counselor

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