Diploma/Equivalency

Program Description

“All of our dreams can come true, if we have the COURAGE to PURSUE them.” – Walt Disney

The first step is the biggest step, you will take to change your life for the better. Come and join our adult school family and take the first step to pursue your dreams.

High School Diploma, Equivalency, and Adult Basic Education classes are offered online with a majority of time in an independent study modules. Our students have weekly schedule appointments with their own teachers to check in an monitor student progress.   Students are encouraged to work at home in between family time every day on their program if possible. The key to success is balance, as Tustin Adult School offers many times, teachers, and opportunities to support a student in their individual success whether in finishing their diploma or preparing to take the GED or HI-SET equivalency testing.

Please note that all Tustin Adult School Students are required to participate in CASAS testing throughout the year as part of our CAEP  and WIOA Title II Funding.

Registration Process

To register for classes, please complete the online registration form at https://forms.gle/et2HXrMZbiayo3sN8 Once you have completed the registration form, Tustin Adult School will send you a link to schedule an orientation and assessment appointment.   This appointment could take up to an hour and 45 minutes.   At the appointment, after you have completed CASAS testing, you will be able enroll into the appropriate class.   Registration must be completed online and you will need an active email address to register.    

Please note: Students are welcome to register after school begins.  Don't wait until the next semester to begin. Call the office today for more information.

New and returning students interested in pursuing their high school diploma should be prepared to meet with Tustin Adult School counselor, Stacie Sevcik.  You are welcome to email Stacie with any questions.   

NEW STUDENTS enrolling in the High School Diploma program need to bring their transcripts to set up an appointment with our counselor, Stacie Sevcik, on our main campus. Students must be 18 years old or older and not attending a current high school, to enroll at Tustin Adult School. All diploma and equivalency enrollments take place on our main campus.

RETURNING STUDENTS – please call the main campus to set up an appointment to meet with Stacie.  

APPOINTMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT: (714) 730-7395

Course Information

Various courses in English, Math, Social Science, Science and other subjects are available to meet Tustin Adult School Graduation Requirements through our Independent Study High School Program.   Our friendly counselor, Stacie Sevcik, will help evaluate your high school transcript to determine the courses you will need.   

Tustin Adult School Graduation Requirements

as of July 2018

Subjects Credits
English 30
Algebra 10
Math 10
Life Science 10
Physical Science 10
World History 10
U.S. History/Geography 10
American Government 5
Economics 5
Visual/Performing Arts/Language 10
Physical Education 20
Electives 50
Total Credits 180