High School Diploma

  • Class Schedules:

    Seat time

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00-11:40am
    • Monday-Thursday 12:10-2:40pm
    • Monday-Thursday 5:30-8:10pm

    Independent Study: by weekly appointment 

    • Monday-Thursday 9:30am-2:30pm 
    • Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm located at Folsom Lake High School, Room 3
    • Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm
    • Thursdays 6:00-8:30pm


    The High School Diploma Program (HSD) is specifically for students earning credits toward a Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD), Adult Education diploma. FCAS follows the core graduation requirements of the FCUSD. The total number of credits needed to obtain an Adult Education High School Diploma is 200. Upon enrollment, we will evaluate a students.

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

    Please bring a copy of your official transcript in a sealed, unopened envelope to your Registration Appointment.  

    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.


    Educational/college/career planning and advising is available to all FCAS students. Contact FCAS's Academic Advisor, Mr. JD Rudometken at  (916) 294-9106 ext 840117 or send an email to jdrudomet@fcusd.org.

    • There is no registration fee for the High School Diploma program
    • $80 refundable materials deposit fee (independent study only)  

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
     Mathematics  10 credits
     Life Science  10 credits
     Physical Science  10 credits
     Electives   75 credits
     Total  200 credits
     Credits may also be earned through dual enrollment in college classes.  Please see school counselor for more information.