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Academic (High School Diploma)

 
 

WEST VALLEY OCCUPATIONAL CENTER CAMPUS

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

Adults may earn a high school diploma by taking individualized instruction courses while working at their own pace or by taking teacher-directed classes. Credits previously earned through any accredited U.S. or foreign high school may be accepted. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule). After testing, schedule an appointment with a counselor in the counseling office (Room 102). Students may enroll in the high school program at any time in the semester.

Cost: $0*

 

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (HSE) TEST PREPARATION    30-50-71

Adults may earn a High School Equivalency Certificate by taking the High School Equivalency Test. Study for the High School Equivalency by taking a High School Equivalency preparation course in the Individualized Instruction Lab and/or at home (Distance Learning). The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule). Students may enroll in the High School Equivalency program at any time in the semester.

Cost: $0*

Note: Students must be at least 17 years 10 months of age to take the High School Equivalency test. For more information on High School Equivalency testing, contact the High School Equivalency Test Center at (213) 765-2573 or go online to http://achieve.lausd.net/hsetestcenter.

 

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DISTANCE LEARNING    30-50-93

High School Equivalency Distance Learning offers home study for the High School Equivalency Test. Students complete assignments at home and meet with an instructor on a weekly basis for assistance and testing. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule).

Note: There is a refundable $5 deposit charged at the time of registration. See a counselor for more information.

Cost: $0*

 

INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION (II) LAB (HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA COURSES)  30-50-70

Individualized Instruction Lab provides individual support to help students reach their academic goals. Students take courses to earn their high school diploma or prepare for the High School Equivalency (HSE) and CAHSEE tests. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule).

Cost: $0*

Prerequisite: Reading score of 9.0 for High School Diploma and 8.0 for High School Equivalency classes, and 9.0 for CAHSEE Preparation (click here to see the test schedule).

II Lab Courses:

Algebra 1/A & Algebra 1/B
CAHSEE Preparation English
CAHSEE Preparation Math
Contemporary Composition
Economics
English 1, 2, 3 & 4
Expository Composition
Geometry 1/A & Geometry 1/B
Health
High School Equivalency Preparation
Life Skills
Literature American
Literature Modern
Math 1, 2 & 3
Parent Education
Psychology
Science Int. 1, 2, 3 & 4
U. S. Government
U. S. History 1 & 2
 

 

 

READING CLASSES

This competency-based course provides instruction in reading for levels 0 through 8.9. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule).
Prerequisites: Proficiency in spoken English. ESL student must complete ESL Advanced for both morning and evening classes.

Cost: $0*

 

ADULT INDEPENDENT STUDY (AIS)  30-50-70

Adult Independent Study offers home study for the adult high school diploma program. Students complete assignments at home and meet with an instructor on a weekly basis for assistance and testing. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule).

Cost: $0*

Note: A refundable deposit of $65 is charged at the time of registration in addition to the registration fee. See a counselor for more information.

AIS Courses:

Economics
US Government
US History 1&2
World History 1&2
Life Skills
Health
Psychology
37-09-71
37-06-70
37-01-70/72
37-02-71/72
37-04-77
36-05-74
37-04-74
 
 

ACCELERATED COLLEGE AND CAREER TRANSITION (AC2T)

Are you 16-18? Are you behind in credits? Are you committed to earning your high school diploma? If yes, then AEWC may be right for you.

Cost: $0*

For more information, call:
WVOC Campus: (818) 346-3540, ext. 255 or (818) 716-6328 • M-F, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Reseda Campus: (818) 758-8019 • M-F, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Van Nuys Campus: (818) 988-7297 • M-F, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

  

RESEDA COMMUNITY ADULT SCHOOL

INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION (II) LAB
Courses
Algebra 1/A
Algebra 1/B
Geometry 1/A
Geometry 1/B
Math 1
Math 2
Math 3
31-20-70
31-20-71
31-03-71
31-03-72
53-03-75
53-03-76
53-03-77
 

 

ADULT INDEPENDENT STUDY (AIS)  30-50-70

Adult Independent Study offers home study for the adult high school diploma program. Students complete assignments at home and meet with an instructor on a weekly basis for assistance and testing. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule). Cost: 0$. Note: A refundable deposit of $65 is charged at the time of registration in addition to the registration fee. See a counselor for more information.
 
AIS Courses: 
Economics
US Government
US History 1&2
World History 1&2
Life Skills
Health
Psychology
37-09-71
37-06-70
37-01-70/72
37-02-71/72
37-04-77
36-05-74
37-04-74
 
 

VAN NUYS COMMUNITY ADULT SCHOOL CAMPUS

 Adult Independent Study (AIS)  30-50-70

Adult Independent Study offers home study for the adult high school diploma program. Students complete assignments at home and meet with an instructor on a weekly basis for assistance and testing. The first step is to take a reading test (click here to see the test schedule).
 
Cost: $0*
 
Note: A refundable deposit of $65 is charged at the time of registration in addition to the registration fee. See a counselor for more information.
 
AIS Courses:
Economics
US Government
US History 1&2
World History 1&2
Life Skills
Health
Psychology
37-09-71
37-06-70
37-01-70/72
37-02-71/72
37-04-77
36-05-74
37-04-74
* The annual (school year) charge for a student photo identification card is $10.