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Spring 2017
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High School Diploma and GED Prep Programs

How Do I Register for Classes?

Here's what you need to know to register for orientation:

  • Students must be at least 18 years old or within 60 days of your 18th birthday to register for an orientation.
  • Please plan to attend the orientation for at least 2.5 hours.
  • Please do not bring children to the orientation session as there is not childcare available at that time.
  • During the orientation you will learn about our classes and the services we provide.
  • You will be given a reading & math assessment test so that we can better guide and assist you with your learning needs.
  • High school diploma students should bring a copy of their transcript from the last school they attended to the orientation.
  • Orientation must be completed prior to attending classes.
  • Please select only one orientation session. We look forward to seeing you there!

          Register for a FREE orientation!


High School Diploma Options

Napa Valley Adult Education offers high school courses in both a traditional in-class setting and a blended model utilizing on-line digital curriculum and face to face instruction. Each of these methods meets state and NVUSD requirements for graduation. Upon completion of requirements, students will receive a high school diploma at a formal ceremony held in June at the Napa Valley Unified Memorial Stadium. 

Attend classes 
  • Day and evening classes available
  • Class placement by student advisor
Independent Study
  • Complete all credit requirements at home
  • Meet with an instructor once per week 
Teen Parent Support
  • Designed for pregnant or parenting teens to remain on track for graduation
  • Students under the age of 18 may attend in their third trimester of pregnancy, and may stay until the semester after delivery
  • Contact Audrey Chubbs at 253-3959 regarding the possibility of infant childcare.


Diploma Requirements:

English 40
Economics 5
American Government 5
World History 10
US History 10
Physical Science 10
Life Science 10
Health 5
Math 20
Algebra 10
Fine Arts 10
Electives *includes College & Career Transition courses 45  
Total Credits 180


All new students must attend the FREE orientation to be enrolled in classes.


Academic Skill Development (Adult Basic Ed)

Need to upgrade your math, reading or skills to get a better job?

  • Get the help you need to reach your educational goals.
  • Study in a small group environment.
  • Day and evening classes available.
  • Register here or call Kathleen at 253-3595

High School Equivalency

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Get a High School Equivalency Now!


NVAE is now a Pearson Vue GED Test Center, and a ETS Hi-Set Test Center.  Click here for more information.

NVAE Virtual Academy

Attention High School Students!

Enhance your grades for college, or recover credits for failed classes!

  • All credits are a-g approved (accepted by UC and CSU systems)
  • Approved by the NCAA
  • All credits are transferable to NVUSD schools
  • Most high school subject area courses are available.

How it works: you get face-to-face time with a credentialed teacher to help you master course content. You access the digital course content from the classroom computer lab and your home, office, or library computer.

Current high school seniors must apply via their school counselor for Credit Recovery courses for failed classes.

For Grade Improvement: Improve your entrance into higher education systems.  A $108 fee applies to each five unit course. For more information, contact Karen Valentine at 253-3866 or kvalentine@nvusd.org.