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High School Diploma and GED Students

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Are you interested in earning your High School Diploma or GED? Read our most common questions below!
HBAS Diploma & 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.
Summer school will start June 21st and end July 29th. We will continue to have online and in person options in summer at the Learning Center at the Westminster Mall campus. We will be open for in person attendance M - Th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm and from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
 
The last day to enroll in Summer School is July 9th.
  1. Fill out the online form, you only need to fill out the form once.
  2. Come to the Westminster Mall Campus or BESST Center to take the mandatory Reading/placement (CASAS) test starting May 18th . The hours to do that are:
    Westminster Mall:
    Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. It is first come, first served; try to arrive 15 minutes early. If you need to take a remote test, call 714-592-1005 to schedule a remote test.
    BESST Center:
    Wednesday at 10:00am. It is first come, first served; try to arrive 15 minutes early. If you need to take a remote test, call 714-592-1005 to schedule a remote test.*
    *Testing at the BESST Center is to attend Summer School at the Westminster Mall Location, or online, there will be no Summer School offered at the BESST Center.
Come to the Westminster Mall Campus or BESST Center to take the mandatory Reading/placement (CASAS) test. The hours to do that are:
Westminster Mall:
Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. It is first come, first served; try to arrive 15 minutes early. If you need to take a remote test, call 714-592-1005 to schedule a remote test.
BESST Center:
Wednesday at 10 am. It is first come, first served; try to arrive 15 minutes early. If you need to take a remote test, call 714-592-1005 to schedule a remote test.*
*Testing at the BESST Center is to attend Summer School at the Westminster Mall Location, or online, there will be no Summer School offered at the BESST Center.
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 & 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 students 10:00 am - 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm Monday-Thursday.
    HBAS-M – Huntington Beach Adult School Westminster Mall
    1025 Westminster Mall, 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.