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High School Diploma, Credit Recovery, & HiSet/GED Prep

Pacific Grove Adult School offers High School Diploma/Credit Recovery and High School Equivalency (HiSet/GED). Students are able to work at their own pace, working from anywhere using our distance learning options. Equivalency preparation  materials are offered in English and Spanish (printed curriculum courseware available on an as-needed basis). 
Students access online classes using Edmentum Educational software and can be utilized through PC, laptop and most larger personal devices. Courseware customized to meet student’s needs. Students are required to log at least 3 hours study time per week to meet online attendance minimums. Classes are free of charge. Job search assistance, resume building, interview preparation and career planning services for students are also available by appointment.

Contact Pamela McCormick (Teacher) for information and to set up appointments or call the office 831-646-6580

We require a minimum of three hours per week, or come everyday, if you like!
M, W: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
T: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
TH: 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
High School Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements

To earn your High School Diploma, you must complete 200 credits:

  • English: 40 credits 
  • Social Studies: 40 credits 
  • Math: 20 credits 
  • Science: 20 credits 
  • Fine Art or Foreign Language: 20 credits 
  • Graduation Portfolio: 5 credits 
  • Electives: 65 credits 
HiSet Exam

HiSet Exam

  • This is a paper and pencil exam in a quiet, friendly setting. 
  • Students can take up to 2 exams in a session (excluding Math).
  • Battery of 5 tests costs $140.00, or $105.00 for the first test and  
         $15.00 for each subsequent test and retakes are $20.00 each. 
  • HiSET test fees ($140) are for all five tests and are waived for 
         students participating in test preparation class (minimum 12  
         hours in-class study, Pre and Post testing required).  
  • Appointment by reservation only. Call (831) 646-6580 to  
         schedule. Tests are conducted on Tuesdays at 6:00pm