Earn Your High School Diploma

Earn Your High School Diploma or High School Equivalency

To learn more about enrolling in our High School Diploma, High School Equivalency and other programs, please visit our How to Register section by using the link below: 


How to register

Accelerated College and Career Transition Program (AC2T)

Join the AC2T program and become college-prepared and career ready! The AC2T Program is a free blended learning program incorporating independent study, individualized instruction and technology for at-risk youth and young adults ages 16-24 who have dropped out of high school.

AC2T offers educational opportunities leading to a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. Students also have enhanced options for employment, Career Technical Education training, and/or higher education. Students graduate in a realistic time frame, college-prepared and career ready.

AC2T is open entry, open exit and offers flexible scheduling. AC2T provides standards-based high school diploma courses that meet the A-G requirements. Did we mention that it’s Free?

Instruction is individualized and competency-based.


...is valuable - get job training
...is A-G approved - counts for college
...is state approved and fully accredited

...is staffed by fully qualified teachers
...is the first step to getting back on track!
…is open enrollment - start anytime
…is independent study - work at home
...is self-paced - work at your own speed
...is flexible - fits your schedule
...is personal - one-on-one instruction

Each of the AC2T sites includes a Small Learning Community consisting of an advisor, teachers, teacher assistants, and psychiatric social worker.

Enrollment in the AC2T program is completed at the individual study centers. Interested students, and their parents or caretakers should contact the AC2T center closest to their home for specific details about testing and orientation times. Although enrollment is taken throughout the year, acceptance is based on available space at the individual study centers.

AC2T Locations

Central Los Angeles
(213) 483-0488
1510 Cambria St.
Los Angeles 90017
(323) 235-6844
fax: (323) 235-6845
3410 Hooper Ave. Room #44
Los Angeles, CA. 90011
North Los Angeles
North Valley
(818) 365-9645 x 1438
11450 Sharp Ave.
Mission Hills 91345
(818) 758-8018
18230 Kittridge St.
Reseda 91335
Van Nuys
(818) 988-7297
15810 Saticoy St.
Lake Balboa 91406
West Valley
(818) 346-3540 x 254
6200 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills 91367
South Los Angeles
(323) 560-7198
4328 Bell Ave.
Bell 90201
(323) 758-7593
501 E. 66th St.
Los Angeles 90003
Huntington Park
(323) 826-2419
2945 Belgrave
Huntington Park 90255
(310) 354-4966
18120 S. Normandie Ave.
Gardena 90248
Maxine Waters
(323) 357-7700 x 7125
10925 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles 90059
San Pedro
(310) 221-4651
3605 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro 90731
East Los Angeles
East Los Angeles OC
(323) 276-7050
2100 Marengo St.
Los Angeles 90033
East Los Angeles SC
(323) 224-5990
3921 Selig Place
Los Angeles 90031
(323) 982-6804
820 N. Avenue 54, B29
Los Angeles 90042
Eastside Learning Center
(323) 729-1817
4355 Michigan Ave.
Los Angeles 90022
(323) 261-2837
134 S. Eastman Ave.
Los Angeles 90063
West Los Angeles
Diane Watson
(323) 421-1804
3833 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles 90008
(323) 871-8957
929 N. Las Palmas Ave.
Los Angeles 90038
LA Tech. Center
(323) 373-2323
3721 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles 90018
(310) 664-5824
611 Fifth Ave.
Venice 90291
(310) 258-2033
8810 Emerson Ave.
Los Angeles 90045

Are you interested in earning a high school equivalency certificate (HiSET® or TASC®) or your high school diploma? Do you need to work on your skills for career training or employment? Students can complete a-g approved* high school courses in traditional classes (learn with a class), individualized labs (learn at your own pace), or independent study classes (learn at home). DACE counselors review student transcripts and provide options for earning a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. Click here to see the Diploma Plus Program requirements.

Contact a school near you to schedule an appointment with a counselor today!

* Approved by the University of California to satisfy UC subject requirements for freshman admission



 academic reading skills (determining point of view, analyzing arguments, evaluating evidence)
 academic writing skills (structuring essays, developing arguments, citing evidence)
 academic math skills (Algebra 1, Geometry)
 academic habits of mind
 test-taking skills
 and much more!


Our ASE students…
 prepare for a high school equivalency test (HiSET®, GED®, TASC®)
 earn high school diplomas
 make up missing high school credits
 prepare for college
 prepare for career training
 prepare for employment

Pathways  Connection

Learn More About Pathways

Are you thinking about studying for a high school equivalency test or career? Do you need to refresh your reading, writing, or math skills? Our ABE program can help you polish up those essential reading, writing, math, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.


 to remember and retain what you read
 to improve your understanding of what you read in textbooks, forms, graphs, charts, signs, and maps
 to write correct sentences and strong paragraphs
 to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
 to calculate percentage, ratio, average, distance, area, volume, and more
 to perform basic algebra and geometry
 to solve word problems and complete real world tasks
 and much more!


Our ABE students…
 improve their reading skills
 improve their math skills
 build reading and math skills to support their children in school
 prepare for the high school diploma program
 prepare for a high school equivalency test (HiSET®, GED®, TASC®)
 prepare for career training
 prepare for employment

Pathways  Connection

Learn More About Pathways