Adult High School Diploma

Student receiving his diploma at the FUHSD Adult School Graduation

The minimum age to enroll is 18 years old and your high school class must have graduated. There is no maximum age limit for adult students who are returning to school to earn a high school diploma. You will need to bring your transcript from your last high school attended as well as one from any college(s) you might have attended. These transcripts will be evaluated to determine credits earned and credits still needed for graduation.

Registration

Pre-registration is required for both the free placement test and orientation. To pre-register, please call (408) 522-2700. Our registration office is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

the Adult High School Diploma Program

For the 2022-2023 school year, classes in this program will be offered from 4 to 6 p.m. or 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Classes are typically on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes will be offered in a hybrid format: Monday and Tuesday nights will be online via Zoom; Wednesday and Thursday evenings will be in-person at our main campus at 589 W. Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale. 

Students will need a computer or laptop and Internet access to participate in the program. If you need a laptop and/or Internet access, we can loan you a device and share with you the options that are currently available for low-cost Internet access.

Credit Requirements for an Adult High School Diploma

Subject Credits Required
English

40

World History 10
U.S. History 10
Government 5
Economics 5
Algebra I 10
Geometry 10
Life Science 10
Physical Science 10

Two of the following:

  • Modern language
  • Applied Arts
  • Fine Arts
20
Electives 50
Total 180