High School Diploma

  • The High School Diploma Program (HSD) is for students earning credits toward a Folsom Cordova Unified School District, Adult Education diploma. The total number of credits needed to obtain an Adult Education High School Diploma is 200.  

    Folsom Cordova Adult School conducts a formal commencement ceremony every May. Students who graduate early may still particpate in graduation.

    Bring a copy of your official transcript/s in a sealed, unopened envelope to your registration Appointment.  

    Class Schedules

    Seat time

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00-11:30am
    • Monday-Thursday 6:00-8:30pm

    Independent Study

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00-3:00pm by appointment
    • Wednesdays 6:00-8:30pm by appointment
    • Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-8:30pm by appointment

    Study Skills

    • Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm

    Math Classes

    • Monday-Thursday times vary
    • Tutoring available online and in-person classes

    Students are expected to attend every class session. There are no excused absences. Hours missed because of illness, tardiness, etc. are all considered absences. Please consult the course syllabus for specific information on attendance policy for your class.

    Pacing Requirement

    Adult Education requires a minimum amount of hours students are expected to complete assignments while in class and at home. Please see class syllabus for specific pacing requirement.


    All students are welcome to meet with the advisor for educational, college, or career planning and advising.

    Students may contact our academic advisor, Mr. Gino Malkiewicz at  (916) 294-9106 ext 840117 or send an email to wmalkiewicz@fcusd.org

Graduation Requirements

  •  Course  Credits   Required
     English  40 credits
     U.S. History  10 credits
     World History/Cultures  10 credits
     Government   5 credits
     Economics   5 credits
     Health   5 credits

     Fine Arts OR Foreign Language OR

     Career Technical Education

     10 credits
     Algebra  10 credits
     Advanced Mathematics  10 credits
     Life Science  10 credits
     Physical Science  10 credits
     Electives   75 credits
     Total  200 credits
    Credits towards meeting the graduation requirements may be awarded for the following:

    1. Units transferred from colleges.

    2. Credits transferred from public or private secondary schools.

    3. Credits transferred from other Adult Schools.

    4. Credits earned through dual enrollment in college classes (please see school counselor for more information).

  • HSD

  • Transcript/Diploma Request

    To request a copy of your FCAS diploma or transcript please contact Leanna Miller at lmmiller@fcusd.org

  • Fees

    Classes are FREE. There is no registration fee for the High School Diploma program.

    There is a refundable $80 materials deposit fee for independent study only. This deposit is returned when the student returns the materials and finishes the class.