South Bay Adult School  Logo
About SBAS Contact Us Director's Message Teaching Opportunities
South Bay Family Tree-Parent Education SBAS Classes English as a Second Language & Distance Learning Distance Learning High School Diploma GED Prep and Test Citizenship Edison State Preschool
Edison Center Manhattan East Mira Costa High School Center North School Pacific Center Redondo Union High School Center Adams Middle School
Registration Information
Websites and Email Community Education Teachers ESL Teachers
EMAIL LOG IN

High School Diploma

HSdiploma-1.jpg

The South Bay Adult School is pleased to announce our free and accredited Independent Studies - High School Diploma program for students who have previously earned at least 100 high school credits.  Adult student learners will complete  coursework through the Acellus on-line learning system which customizes lessons to the unique needs of each student. Pacing of each lesson is tailored to provide more content and practice time on concepts that are challenging to students, and less time on concepts that students have mastered. The majority of the Acellus classes meet the UC and CSU A-G entrance requirements. Textbooks are not required and students are free to study at times that are convenient for them, day or night, wherever an internet connection is available. Students should expect to study on their own approximately 15 hours per week. 

 

In addition to the on-line learning, students will meet one hour per week, per class, in our Learning Center to take exams, complete on-site class lessons, and receive support from our credentialed teachers. Students may choose the one hour per class according to the scheduled below.

**Please note most classes are late afternoon and early evening. Students must have flexibility to attend within these hours**  

Registration Process

The High School Diploma program classes are divided into four, 10 week terms for the 2017-2018 school year:

      Quarter 1:  On-line Registration: August-7 through August-11(4:00pm), 2017   

                        Classes begin: September 5, 2017

      Quarter 2:  On-line Registration: October-9 through October 13(4:00pm),2017

                        Classes begin: November 6, 2017

      Quarter 3:  On-line Registration: January-8 through January-12(4:00pm), 2018

                        Classes begin: February 6, 2018

      Quarter 4:  On-line Registration: March-12 through March-16(4:00pm), 2018  

                        Classes begin: April 16, 2018


During the open enrollment week August-7 through August-11, 2017 create a South Bay Adult School user account and enroll into the Independent Studies / High School Diploma Program by clicking HERE.  You will receive an auto-generated confirmation email indicating you have successfully registered.  If you do not immediately receive the confirmation email please call the South Bay Adult School office.  

 


Submit official transcripts from the last last high school attended to SBAS office no later than August 11, 2017.  Official transcripts must be in official and sealed envelopes. If you do not have your official transcript available, please drop off or email an unofficial transcript to bploumen@southbayadult.org  and then submit the official copy when you receive it. Transcripts must be received by August 11, 2017, to continue with the enrollment process.  We are currently accepting transcripts for Quarter 1, 2017-2018 and encourage you to submit yours now for evaluation.  

 


Attend required Orientation and reading/math assessment session.  The Orientation and Assessment will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete.  Quarter 1 Orientation Dates are:

                             August 23, 2017 4:00pm - 7:00pm     or     August 24, 2017  8:00am - 11:00am

Email your session preference to bploumen@southbayadult.org and arrive on time to your Orientation session.

 


After you have completed steps 1-3 and your transcripts have been evaluated, you will receive an email with detailed information about the classes you need to complete and how to schedule your "Learning Lab" times with your teachers. After reviewing this information you will choose the day and time to begin your classes.  

 

 

For High School Diploma and Independent Study Questions:

Contact Brett Ploumen, South Bay Adult School Counselor

bploumen@southbayadult.org

310-937-3340  extension 3309