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High School Diploma and GED Students

Are you interested in earning your High School Diploma or GED? 
Ready to enroll?
To complete your enrollment, please follow the steps below:
  1.  Fill out our online form https://bit.ly/3k9r4NU
    a.) You will be required to schedule an appointment after the form to come in for orientation/testing.
    b.) Reservations will need to be made at least 2 days in advance.
    c.) Updated times will be available every two weeks. 

  2.  Attend your scheduled appointment at the Westminster Mall location for an orientation session and complete a CASAS Test. 
    a.) Masks are required for entry and testing.
    b.) Please account for timing as it may take up to 3 hours.
    c.) New students will be provided a new HBAS email. 

  3.  An ID card will be issued out to you after enrollment.

  4. Check your HBAS email by the end of the week about information for your classes.
(We are located near JC Penny on the bottom floor).
If you still have more questions, please check our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) below or give us a call 714-592-1005.
HBAS Diploma and GED classes are currently completely online and FREE as in absolutely NO OUT OF POCKET COST!
Yes, of course! You must be 18 or older and there is no maximum age. All we need is a copy of your most recent transcripts.
It depends on how many credits you need. Once you show us your high school transcripts and a Guidance Specialist reviews your credits, we can tell you how many classes you need.

If you can spend 15 hours per week on your classes, you should be completing 1 credit per week.
4 months - 1 year, depending on your effort.
The Westminster Mall location is a GED® testing site, and HBAS students may qualify for FREE Ready® and GED® test vouchers! HBAS students must complete Post Secondary Prep, CASAS testing and have teacher approval in order to qualify. Other terms and conditions may apply.

The GED Ready® test voucher allows a student to take a FREE practice test ($6 value per subject: Math, Science, Social Studies or Reasoning Through Language Arts) and a GED® test voucher allows a student to take one of the four tests for FREE ($35 value per subject: Math, Science, Social Studies, or Reasoning Through Language Arts).
It depends on your CASAS score and what your ESL level is. A teacher recommendation is needed.
Yes. All school communication will go to the school issued email.
Follow this link and use the provided username and password. Do not create your own.
As a WIOA, Title II funded agency, all Diploma and GED students at Huntington Beach Adult School are required to participate in CASAS testing. The CASAS test is used as a placement test to see if your reading skills are at a high school level.
We CASAS post-test students throughout the year to see if your reading skills increase while taking classes.
You will need a new set of test scores every new school year.
  • GED classes are delivered online using Aztec Software. Students are welcome to come to our Learning Centers for additional help.
  • High School Diploma courses are delivered online using Edgenuity. Students are welcome to come to our Learning Centers for additional help and to get tests unlocked.
The Westminster Mall Learning Center is open for the students at the following times below:
M-Th: 10:00am - 8:00pm
F: 10:00am - 11:30am
The BESST Learning Center is open for the students at the following times below:
M-F: 9:30am - 12:30pm
M/W: 4:00pm - 8:30pm
T/Th: 4:00pm - 6:30pm
HBAS-M – Huntington Beach Adult School Westminster Mall
1025 Westminster Mall, Space 1017A, Westminster 92683
Level One, by JC Penney
HBAS-B – Huntington Beach Adult School BESST Campus 
2045 Meyer Place, Costa Mesa 92627
Office: Room 120
Students must be 18 years or older to enroll at Huntington Beach Adult School, which means they will be enrolling themselves. As an adult, parents or guardians of students will not be able to access any student information unless a Release of Information form is signed by the student.
YES! HBAS has a Chromebook Loaner Program. Send an email to either Harold hlam@hbas.edu or Laura lknott@hbas.edu for more information.