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Which should I go for?  My diploma, GED, HiSET or NEDP?

4 months ago

It is never too late to earn your high school diploma or equivalency. Explore which option may be best for you-

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Cost: FREE (Independent Study refundable book deposit fee may apply.) 

We understand that life gets busy!  Which is why we offer daytime and evening classes, Independent Study and online courses.  To earn a high school diploma from YAS, you must successfully complete a total of 185 credits in various subjects.  You may even be eligible to earn credits for work experience.  Our counselor will go over the requirements with you.  Please bring a copy of your high school transcript if you have one.  If not, we will request a copy after you’ve filled out a Request Authorization Form.  Note: the High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is NO LONGER a requirement. 

(Students must be 18 years or older and may register throughout the school year.) 

Steps for Registration:

1.    Complete a registration form.

2.    Take our assessment test (please allow up to 2 ½ hours, children not allowed).

3.    Meet with counselor to review transcripts and make a plan.

4.    Enroll in classes.

Once you have completed the Yucaipa Adult School Graduation Requirements, you will receive a High School Diploma in a formal graduation ceremony.  This is a significant milestone in your life; you deserve to celebrate it with family and friends.

NATIONAL EXTERNAL DIPLOMA PROGRAM (NEDP)

Cost: FREE

The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) does not count credits nor test scores.  Instead you will use the skills you’ve gained from life and work experience to demonstrate your reading and math high school level skills.  You will work though online activities and with an assessor to complete your program.  And will have multiple opportunities to demonstrate your mastery of academic skills in core subject areas.  It's possible that it can be completed in 6-12 months.

(Students must be 18 years or older, must score at high school level on assessment and may register throughout the school year.) 

Steps for Registration:

1.    Complete a registration form.

2.    Take our assessment test (please allow up to 2 ½ hours, children not allowed).

3.    Meet with counselor to review assessment and make a plan.

4.    Enroll in classes.

Once you have completed the NEDP Program at Yucaipa Adult School, you will receive a High School Diploma in a formal graduation ceremony.  This is a significant milestone in your life; you deserve to celebrate it with family and friends.