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Adult Secondary Education (ASE)

Program Information

The Adult Secondary Education (ASE) program is a competency-based high school diploma program that provides opportunities for adults to:

  • Earn a high school diploma
  • Prepare for the CA High School Equivalency Test or the General Educational Development (GED®) exam
  • Prepare for the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)
  • Improve academic skills needed for college and career training programs

The ASE program also partners with LAUSD high schools to support the district goal of 100 percent graduation.  ASE courses allow concurrently enrolled high school students to:

  • Make up missing credits
  • Prepare for the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

For more information, click here:  About ASE

GED / High School Equivalency Program

The California High School Equivalency Certificate is widely accepted as equivalent to a high school diploma by employers, colleges, and institutions of higher learning.

Currently, passing the General Educational Development (GED) exam results in a High School Equivalency Certificate.  All Division schools offer GED preparation classes.

For more information, click here:  GED / HS Equivalency Information

ASE Distance Learning

The ASE Distance Learning (DL) Program provides opportunities for students to learn at home.  Students receive instructional materials (e.g., DVDs), view them at home, complete assignment packets, and return completed work to their teachers for evaluation. 

For more information about the Distance Learning program, contact the nearest DACE school site:  DACE School Information