Adult Education


    1525 Pacific Avenue, 95204 | (209) 933-7455

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    Jeff Dundas, Principal

    The Stockton School for Adults offers courses which enable adult students to earn a high school diploma or a high school equivalent certificate. Classes are open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.

    Entrance Procedures

    To be eligible for an adult high school diploma, a student must complete the Algebra I requirement and complete the following course of study with passing grades:

    Course Title Credits
    English 40
    World History 10
    U.S. History 10
    American Government 5
    Economics 5
    Physical Science 10
    Biological Science 10
    Mathematics 20
    Visual/Performing Arts
    or World Language
    or CTE
    Electives or Other
    (Excluding PE)

    Some of the credits may be earned through military experience, college courses, or previous work experience. Physical education credits do not apply toward adult Graduation Requirements.  The School for Adults counselor will assist adult students in determining the specific requirements for each individual.  A minimum of five (5) credits must be completed at the School for Adults.

    General Education Development (GED) Test The GED Certificate is earned by passing the General Education Development (GED) Test consisting of four subtests: Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Language Arts.

    The School for Adults is an approved Pearson Vue Test Center and offers GED preparation classes as well as testing services. Students are eligible to test if they are within 60 days of their 18th birthday and/or the date their high school class is scheduled to graduate if they are not enrolled in a high school.