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High School Diploma and Equivalency

Enrollment Procedure
 
You must be 18 years of age or older to enroll in Golden Oak Adult School
 
To begin the enrollment process, please watch our Orientation Video.
 
After you have watched the orientation video, please complete the Orientation Quiz.
 
After you have completed the orientation process (Video and Quiz) and RECEIVED your official transcripts, please create a student account and complete the online registration form.
 
When you have completed all the orientation and registration steps above, please call the Golden Oak Adult School office at (661) 253-0583 to receive a link to your CASAS test and set an appointment for a meeting with a counselor.
 
Due to COVID-19, at this time all testing and intake appointments are being conducted remotely.
 
Before your CASAS Testing/Advising Appointment, you must mail the following:
  • Valid picture ID
  • Official Transcript(s)** - You must have your official (still sealed) transcripts containing all your high school information
 
Mailed transcripts and ID copies should be sent to 23201 Dalbey Dr, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
 
**If your last Public High School was within the William S. Hart High School District after the 2001-2002 school year, we will be able to access those transcripts. These are the ONLY transcripts we will be able to retrieve. All others require you to contact your last educational institution.
 
High School Diploma Program

Guidelines

Due to COVID-19, Golden Oak Adult School will not be conducting in-person lab hours for Diploma students. All students will be assigned a mentor teacher and will be expected to attend a weekly check-in meeting to discuss their progress and set goals. Students who fail to attend their meetings with their mentor teacher or make adequate regular progress WILL be dropped from the program.
 
Graduation Requirements

Below are the requirements to receive the Golden Oak Adult School Diploma.
We are a fully WASC accredited school and part of the William S Hart Union
High School District. WASC stands for the Western Association for Schools
and Colleges and it is a regional accreditation, the highest form attainable by
any institution.
 
Subject Credits Typical Number of Courses
English 40 8
Math 10 2
Algebra 10 2
Fine Arts/Foreign Language 10 2
US History 10 2
Economics 5 1
US Government 5 1
World History 10 2
Life Science (ie: Biology)
10 2
Physical Science (ie: Chemistry)
10 2
Health
2.5 .5
Electives
57.5 11.5
Total
180 36

HiSET Equivalency Certificate

In the state of California, you can earn a High School Equivalency Certificate by successfully passing one of three different exams: GED, TASC, or HiSet. In addition to our high school diploma program, Golden Oak Adult School offers test preparation services for students interested in taking the HiSET test. The classes are offered in a cohort model with instruction in a classroom setting as well as access to online instruction and preparation tools. We offer HiSET preparation for both the English and Spanish versions of the test. Classroom instruction for HiSET is done in a module form and students have the opportunity to take the exam for each subject following each module.

Due to COVID-19 all HiSET classes will be conducted online via distance learning. Students are expected to attend class through video conferencing on the days and times below as well as complete additional online work.
 
English
 
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 7:30-8:30 pm
 
Spanish
 
Wednesdays: 5:00-7:00 pm
OR
Saturdays: 9:00-11:00 am
 
Letters and Proof of Enrollment for Current Students

Only active students in good standing will be provided with a proof of enrollment, please contact the office for the appropriate forms. Please allow 24 hours (M-Th) for your request to be completed. There is no charge for these services.