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High School Diploma and GED Students

 
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.
  1. Fill out the online form, you only need to fill out the form once.
  2. Check your email, our staff will email you with instructions, including a school issued email account.
  3. Sign in using your new school issued Microsoft Outlook email account.
  4. Sign up for online or in person CASAS testing using the Bookings link in your email.
Wait to hear from our office staff, you only need to fill out the form once.
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.
  • Classes for GED and Diploma are online.
 
  • Per CDC recommendations, students are welcome to come to the Westminster Mall site for any additional help by reserving a seat on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. If no reservation is made, seats will be available on a first come first serve basis.
    HBAS-M – Huntington Beach Adult School Westminster Mall
    1025 Westminster Mall, Westminster 92683
    Level One, by JC Penney
 
  • Per CDC recommendations the BESST Center (Costa Mesa) time blocks are on a Tuesday or Thursday morning or a Wednesday evening. If no reservation is made, seats will be available on a first come first serve basis.
    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 both parties.