– HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PREPARATION & COMPLETION –
(All adult schools in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity Counties have the same requirements of 180 credits for high school diploma completion.)
English- 40, World History- 10, Science- 20, US History- 10, Government- 5, Economics- 5, Math (including Algebra)- 30, Electives- 40, VAPA or Foreign Language- 10, Practical Arts or CTE- 10
NOTE: To receive a high school diploma, an individual must fulfill state/high school district requirements. California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is NOT required. Senate Bill 172, signed into law effective January 1, 2016, suspended the CAHSEE diploma requirement and the administration of the CAHSEE through the 2017-2018 school year.
If you live in Shasta, Tehama, or Trinity County, there are various sites that can help you get your adult ed. high school diploma. Only a state or tribal education agency can grant a high school equivalency certificate.
The GED (General Education Development) serves all adults in achieving employment and/or beginning a college education. Unemployment rates are lower for individuals without a high school diploma or GED. Many, if not all, employers require a GED.
If you live in Shasta, Tehama, or Trinity County, there are various GED sites that can help you prepare for the GED test. Locate your county below and give us a call!
– GED TESTING SITES –
The GED test has four subjects. The test can be taken in sections. All test subject sections have different lengths. A passing score of 145 is needed on each module and 580 on all sections combined. (Sections Include: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, Social Studies).
Are you ready to take the GED test? There are various locations in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity Counties that can assist you today. Locate your county below and give us a call!
GED Testing accommodations: Students must submit a request for accommodations by emailing GED Testing Service at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the subject line of the email include (Your Name/Request for Accommodation)
In the email specify what type of accommodation is needed due to current disability.
Once the accommodation has been approved, the student will need to call 1800-466-0450 Option #3 to schedule the test at an approved location. A GED Testing agent will work to help find the closest site that provides accommodations. If the agent is unsure, the agent will ask for more information and call the student back within two days.
– HiSET (HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY) PREPARATION –
What is the HiSET?
Built on the OCTAE College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, the HiSET exam gives out-of-school youth and adults the best opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge and earn a state-issues high school equivalency credential. The HiSET is an alternative to a high school diploma that measures high school equivalency skills. In the past, the GED was the only way to measure high school equivalency skills. The HiSET is now recognized in all states.
There are various locations in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity Counties that can assist you today. Locate your county below and give us a call!
– HiSET (HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY) TESTING-
The HiSET has five subjects (Language Arts – Reading, Language Arts – Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies). The HiSET equivalency credential is recognized in all states.