How to earn a high school diploma if you’re over 18

Everyone deserves a great education.

For some, high school wasn’t that experience. Grades, social anxieties or life circumstances may have caused you to fall behind or drop out.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t earn your high school diploma.

Did you know you actually have until you’re 26 to graduate?

With Elite Academic Adult Education Academy, you can still earn your diploma.

About the Elite Adult Education Academy

A high school diploma holds more value than a GED. You can learn more about that here.

The Elite Adult Education Academy offers a combination of both virtual and in-person independent study programs for those who need more hands-on support to be successful. Students work with work with our highly qualified faculty and staff to customize their learning and prepare for the future.

With Elite, our students will:

  • Have the opportunity to earn an accredited diploma
  • Take core and enrichment classes
  • Receive a blend of top-quality digital and traditional materials
  • Get in-person instruction and support from an Elite Educator
  • Have friendly, dedicated staff that supports the needs of independent learners
  • Opportunities with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), job training and Career Technical Education (CTE) programs

Diplomas to fit your life

We know our adult students have lives and busy schedules. That’s why we offer a few different diploma options:

Traditional High School Diploma

210 credits to graduate

For students who enter the program with over 150 credits or would benefit from being in High School for longer than a year and are college bound.

Special Program Diploma

160 credits to graduate

For those who meet one of the following criteria:

  • A student who is homeless
  • A student who is a foster youth
  • A student who is enrolled in a WIOA program

Special Circumstances Diploma

130 credits to graduate

For students who have extenuating circumstances that would merit an accelerated graduation path. Extenuating circumstances may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Student needs to graduate sooner in order to meet a deadline to transfer to a community college or trade school
  • A pregnant student who needs to graduate prior to giving birth
  • Student is close to aging out of the program

Other circumstances will be examined and eligibility determined on a case by case basis.

If you’re thinking it’s too late, it’s most likely not. Students 18-26 can still earn their high school diploma. Plus, you’ll have instructors and advisors with you every step of the way. You do your part, we’ll be sure to help you succeed.

To learn more about the Adult Education Academy, head here.

 

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