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High School Diploma Program

Program Overview

The High School Diploma program offers standards-based curriculum that allows you to earn a WASC accredited high school diploma as an adult. The program ensures that graduates acquire critical academic skills necessary to continue their education and provides the opportunity to achieve success in life.


Adult Independent Study is available for most Academic classes.
 

High School Diploma Program

  • For assistance planning your schedule, call: (626) 933-8312.
  • Adult students have enrollment priority.
  • Course must be completed within the same academic year.
  • A minimum of 60 hours of attendance is required for each 5 credit course.

High School Diploma Lab at Willow Center

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
21000.011 M - Th 8:30 am - 11:45 am Willow Center, 1-2

 

High School Diploma Lab at Dibble Campus

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23000.023 T - Th 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dibble Campus, E4

 

High School Diploma Lab at Hudson Adult Learning Center (ALC) Campus

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
21000.033 M - Th 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm Hudson ALC, 1
21000.031 M - Th 8:30 am - 11:45 am Hudson ALC, 1

 


HS Diploma Requirements

Note:
"A" designation represents first semester &
"B" designation represents second semester.

Subject Credits
English I A & B 10
English II A & B 10
English III A & B 10
English IV A & B 10
Math (one year of Algebra required) 10

Science (30 credits)

 

• Life A & B

10

• Physical A & B

10

• Life/Physical A & B

10
Social Studies (30 credits)  

• U.S. History A & B

10

• World History A & B

10

•  American Government/Civics

5

• Economics

5
Fine Arts or Foreign Language 10
Elective Courses 60
Total Credits 200

 

 

High School Diploma Subjects

English 1A
English 1B
English 2A
English 2B
English 3A
English 3B
English 4A
English 4B
Algebra 1A
Algebra 1B
Algebra 2A
Algebra 2B

Pre Calculus A
Pre Calculus B
Geometry A
Geometry B
Basic Math A
Basic Math B
Earth Science A
Earth Science B
Physical Science A
Physical Science B
Biology A
Biology B
U.S. History A
U.S. History B
World History A
World History B
World Geography A
World Geography B
Economics
Government/Civics
American Sign Language I
Psychology A
Psychology B

 

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Foreign Language/Chinese 1A

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23630.023 T 6:30 - 8:00 pm Dibble Campus, C2

 

Foreign Language/Chinese 1B

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23635.023 T 5:00 - 6:30 pm Dibble Campus, C2

 

Foreign Language/American Sign Language 1

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23610.023 M 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm Dibble Campus, B1

 

Foreign Language/American Sign Language 2 & 3

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23620.023 M 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm Dibble Campus, B1

 

Independent Study

Study Anytime. Anywhere! Meet only once a week with your teacher!

Are you an adult who wants to earn a California High School Diploma but can’t attend a regularly scheduled class and can study independently?

Meet with the teacher a minimum of once a week to take tests and receive homework assignments. Students will have the flexibility to take the course assignments off campus and study at home.

For assistance with this program, call: (626) 933-8305.

A $50 cash deposit for textbook is the responsibility of the student. All textbooks must be returned upon completion of the coursework, student drops the program and no later than the end of the school year. Deposit will be refunded by check upon return of the textbook. Allow 4-6 weeks.
 

Independent Study at Dibble Campus

Enroll in Room K-1
M - Th: 8:00 am - 11:00 am  &  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(626) 933-8305

Course No Days Time Location & Room No
23010.023 TWTh 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dibble Campus, E4


High School Diploma (all subjects). See the list of subjects (above).

 

How to Enroll - Independent Study

  1. To enroll in Independent Study after you take the CASAS assessment:
    • Meet with the counselor to register for classes based on previous high school transcript.
    • Fill out an Independent Study contract.
    • Go to the Dibble Main Office to pay the $50 fee.
  2. Meet with the teacher a minimum of once a week to take tests and receive homework assignments.

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Concurrent High School Students

Registration for HLPUSD concurrent students begins:

  • Students must be enrolled in their HLPUSD home high school to be eligible to attend Adult Education classes.
  • Students may only be referred for failed courses or deficiency in credits.
  • Students must see their High School Counselor and then an Adult School Counselor prior to beginning any course.
  • A completion deadline will be assigned upon enrollment (10 weeks).
  • Students must attend a mandatory orientation at Dibble Campus.

To enroll, students must have the following items when meeting with an Adult School Counselor:

  • Hacienda La Puente Adult Education Parent Consent/Student Referral Form signed by parent, counselor, and student.
  • Most current Picture I.D.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018:

Last day for concurrent seniors to enroll (each referral form is an enrollment) in Adult Education classes to make up fails or deficiencies for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
No referral forms will be accepted after March 7, 2018.
 

Thursday, May 3, 2018:

Final day for concurrent students to have all coursework and hours completed.

For enrollment information see below.

 

Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College Registration and Assessment Information

Complete registration and pick classes at www.riohondo.edu.

Apply early, it takes about 24-48 hours to obtain a Rio Hondo ID# which you will need before you take the Assessment and selecting classes.

For assessment Contact Rio Hondo Assessment Center at (562) 463-7226.
 

Advantages of Taking classes at Willow Campus: 
  • Less Traffic
  • No Parking Fees
  • Easy and Safe Campus Access
Classes Offered at Willow Campus:
  • Psychology 101
  • Spanish 101
  • English 101
  • Speech 101
  • Biology 101
  • Math 70
Class offerings vary semester to semester
  • Classes are typically offered in the afternoon.
  • Schedule also varies please call Willow Campus for more information. (626) 934-2801.
Registration Information

How to Register For:

Career Technical Education and High School Diploma/High School Equivalency

  1. Go to Willow during the dates and times listed below.
  2. Attend an orientation and assessment (Plan to stay approximately 2 to 3 hours).*
  3. After orientation and assessment, you will be given instruction on their next steps.

High School Diploma students only: Obtain official sealed transcript from your last school of attendance.

*Psychiatric Technician, LVN, and Pharmacy Technician students must complete the TABE assessment. Call (626) 934-2801 for dates and information.

 

ESL and Citizenship Classes

  1. Go to the campus of your choice during the dates and times listed below.
  2. Take an assessment test (Plan to stay approximately 1-2 hours). Citizenship: please bring Permanent Resident Card.
  3. After testing, you will be registered in an available class.
Site Career Technical
Education Programs
ESL / Citizenship High School Diploma or
High School Equivalency
Willow Campus
Room #118
14101 E. Nelson Ave., La Puente 
(626) 934-2949 or
(626) 934-2801

Tues-Thurs 9:00 am

Wed/Thurs 5:00 pm

Tues/Thurs 9:00 am

Tues-Thurs 9:00 am

Wed/Thurs 5:00 pm

Hudson Campus
Room #8
445 N. Glendora Ave., La Puente
(626) 934-6774 or
(626) 934-6761
-

Mon/Wed 9:00 am

Tuesday 6:00 pm

-
Dibble Campus
Room K-1
1600 Pontenova Ave., Hacienda Heights
(626) 933-8330 or
(626) 933-8305
-

Tues/Thurs 9:00 am

Mon-Thurs 6:00 pm

-

Please note: Registration times may change without notice, please call any of the campuses above for current testing schedule.

 

Policies And Procedures

  • Students must go to the testing rooms specified below during scheduled times.
  • Due to limited capacity in assessment rooms, arrive early to ensure your space.
  • Students who do not meet the basic skill level requirement for the CTE Program will be referred to a counselor to discuss option.
  • You must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in any program.
  • Sorry, childcare is not available during testing.
  • Test time subject to change without notice.
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