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Adult Secondary Education

High School Diploma Program

Turlock Adult School is a state-approved high school program designed to assist adults in the completion of graduation requirements. If you are planning to graduate from Turlock Adult School you must fill out a graduation application with a counselor. Completed applications are required of all graduates. It is the student’s responsibility to make sure that he or she is cleared for graduation. Adults have priority when enrolling in all classes (per California Education Code). Textbooks are available for student use in classrooms only. A minimum of 180 credits is required in order to graduate from Turlock Adult School. The following subject areas are required to qualify for graduation:

Subject Area Requirements

Mathematics (10)
Algebra (10)
American Government/Economics (10)
English (30)
Fine Arts/Foreign Language/Career Technical Education (10)
Physical Education (10)
Biological Science (10)
Physical Science (10)
U.S. History (10)
World History (10)
Electives (60)


Regular attendance is expected of all students. After a third absence, students may be automatically dropped. There are no excused absences in adult school.