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Education after VHS

High School Diploma & Hi-SET

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For students who wish to complete their High School Equivalency (HiSET/GED) or their High School Diploma, EAS offers both a High School Equivalency option AND a WASC approved 190 credit Diploma programs.


Registration Form



For students with more than 65 credits to complete, we strongly recommend you register for the High School Equivalency Certificate and not the Diploma credits program, see our website for more info.


For students wanting to enroll in the Diploma program, they MUST bring a copy (official or unofficial) of your high school transcript/s to your orientation session. You can also upload a copy of your transcript/s to your ASAP registration account before attending your orientation session.


A diploma evaluation must be completed BEFORE students can begin the Diploma program. A diploma evaluation of your transcripts will be conducted during your orientation session.


Students wanting to enroll in the HiSET or High School Equivalency Program DO NOT need transcripts.



If you have questions please call: (760) 737-8000.

California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)


The California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) is a voluntary test that assesses proficiency in basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills taught in public schools. Eligible persons who pass the CHSPE are awarded a Certificate of Proficiency by the California State Board of Education. The test is given in English only.


Registration Form


CHSPE Eligibility

You may take the CHSPE only if on the test date you:

  • are at least sixteen years old, or
  • have been enrolled in grade ten for one academic year or longer, or
  • will complete one academic year of enrollment in grade ten at the end of the semester during which the next regular administration will be conducted. (Regular administrations are the fall and spring administration each school year.)

For eligibility details:





2021-22 Testing Dates

For the 2021–22 administration year, the CHSPE will be offered at statewide locations, but the offerings may be limited because of local and state COVID-19 restrictions. Local testing dates will be within the proposed testing windows but will be dependent on each site’s local requirements.


Fall 2021 Administration

Proposed Window: September 27 through October 17

Results Mailed by: November 26


Spring 2022 Administration

Proposed Window: February 22 through March 14

Results Mailed by: April 22


Summer 2022 Administration

Proposed Window: May 16 through June 7

Results Mailed by: July 15


CA Dept. of Ed.

Palomar College



Palomar College is a public two-year community college. The Palomar campus is located in San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook, Rancho Bernardo, CA. Palomar enrolls approximately 25,000 full-time and part-time students. Residents of California are charged only $46 per unit. At Palomar, students may choose from over 150 associate degree and certificate programs, complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, train for a career, or enjoy personal enrichment classes for lifelong learning.




Enrollment Services Virtual Help Desk available via Zoom.

Virtual Front Desk Hours PDT: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM/ Friday, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Staff is available to answer general questions regarding admissions and financial aid. Drop-in and ask questions or get updates on your status.


My Palomar Help Desk Hours
Phone: (760) 744-1150 x2140
Email: [email protected]
Monday – Friday  7:30AM – 5PM
Location: A-110


Extended Opportunities Programs & Services (EOPS)
Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state-funded program designed for the orientation, recruitment and retention of California residents who are economically, socially, and educationally disadvantaged. EOPS assists students in reaching their educational goals through academic support and financial assistance.
(760) 744-1150  ext. 2449
Valley High School College & Career Center
Advisor: Sharon Clark
Email: [email protected]
Google Cell Phone: 760-651-2128
School Phone: 760-291-2240 ext. 2311