High School Program Overview
All students interested in the High School Diploma, Pre-High School Equivalency and Equivalency classes must attend an orientation and take a placement test prior to enrollment.
Students who are interested in pursuing their high school diploma need to obtain a copy of their high school transcript prior to registering.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
The High School Diploma Program provides the opportunity for adult students to earn credits toward a high school diploma. Instruction is individualized so each student works on the specifically needed credits. Courses are textbook and computer-based, and teachers work with students one-on-one and in group activities. Goal setting, skill building, and career planning are incorporated into this class.
CACE is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and high school diplomas are awarded by the Campbell Union High School District. One hundred fifty(150) semester credits are required above the eighth grade level to receive a high school diploma through Campbell Adult and Community Education.
The prescribed course of study for all students shall include the following (Education Code 51225.3):
Students must earn a minimum of 10 credits in residence at Campbell Adult and Community Education.
PRE-HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY/HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY
The Pre-High School Equivalency and High School Equivalency Programs at CACE prepare students to take the HISET tests. These classes help students gain the knowledge and test taking skills needed to pass the five tests (Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Math, Science). The curriculum includes both textbook and computer-based resources. Differentiated instruction includes: one-on-one, group, and whole class. Likewise, Spanish HSE and Plaza Comunitaria classes will parallel the Pre-HSE/HSE classes in structure and content.