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HS Diploma Options


Adult School Learners

Adults ages 18 and older have three choices for completing a high school education. 

  •  High School Equivalency Test Preparation Go there now

    • In this choice you can prepare for one of two tests: HiSet or GED

  • Earn a Poway Adult School High School Diploma Go there now

  • Earn a National External Diploma (NEDP) Go there now

Study in a Variety of Ways

Independent Study

This program works for the motivated adult who requires flexibility. Adult independent study students meet one-on-one with instructors once a week for assistance and testing. Students are invited to attend additional support classes offered in the Learning Center. 

On-campus Learning

This option is ideal for students who need access to a full range of resources to complete their goals. Students attend the Learning Center to recieve individual assistance from a credentialed teacher; participate with peers in classes; utilize computer, video and audio-enhanced learning; access resources; and take assessments.

Online Learning 

Online learning is avaiable to enhance and accelerate your learning! The NEDP option is an online platform.

Steps to Getting Started

  1. Call (858) 668-4015 to schedule an appointment with the Academic Counselor, Mendy Glogowski.
  2. Attend youir scheduled appointment to discuss choices for completing your high school education
  3. Participate in an assessment for placement
    • If possible, please bring a copy of your previous high school transcript(s)

Call (858) 668-4015 or email Mendy Glogowski to discuss your options.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator, Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406