Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

(25 Credits)

*Although we accept all credits from accredited High Schools and Vocational/Technical Schools, the following are required to graduate from Adult High School Credit Diploma Program:

Credits for Adult High School Credit Diploma:

Acceptable High School Credit Categories

Credit Classes

Students may take up to two (2) credits—(4 classes), per trimester and earn half credit per class.

Military Category: 2 Credit Maximum-Elective Area

1 credit: documented successful basic training

1 credit: documented special training program

Occupational Category: 2 Credit Maximum - Elective or Vocational/Arts

1 credit: EITHER documented work experience or demonstrated occupational skills

1 credit: Valid occupational license

1 credit: Documented completion of apprenticeship program

1 credit: Documented job training program

1 credit: Demonstrated Home Management Skills

Specialized Skills Category: 1 Credit Maximum - Elective Area

1 credit: Documented community/volunteer service

1 credit: Demonstrated skills in a vocational area

Note:  Community Service Pre-Approval Form must be completed by students and signed by the counselor before beginning volunteer service.

Connecticut Virtual High School

Students enrolled in Credit Diploma Courses may also earn up to 7 high school credits in various subjects through online instruction offered by New Britain Adult Education; contact us for details.

If you have any questions you may contact our office by phone 860-229-6106 or by email