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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

Adult students meet one-on-one with their instructor once a week for assistance and testing. This program works for the motivated adult who requires flexibility.

Learning Center

The Center is a classroom environment assisting adult students to gain the necessary skills to complete goals. It provides students with learning opportunities using: direct instruction, computer-assisted instruction, video and audio-enhanced learning.

Online Learning 

This option is only available for the NEDP choice.

Steps to Getting Started

  1. Attend an Orientation or appointment with the Poway Adult School Academic Advisor
  2. Discuss and select a choice for completing your high school education
  3. Participate in 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 ability, 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 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