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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

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.

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 253-3510