Academic Programs

Adult Basic Education
Improve your reading, writing and math skills to prepare you for our GED or High School Diploma programs. You can enroll in this program anytime. Basic assessment required for placement.

New this semester!

Basic Math/English Class –
If you need to improve your math and English skills before taking a GED/Diploma course, then this class is for you! Strengthen your reading, enhance your writing, and boost your mathematical skills during this teacher-directed time. This class will place you on the path to earning a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.

*Free to currently enrolled students
High School Diploma Program
Our adult high school diploma program is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. We offer adult students a flexible environment conducive to successful completion of their high school diploma. Credits towards our high school completion program can be transferred from other accredited high schools or colleges. Students have the opportunity to meet with a counselor to review their requirements and create a personalized learning plan. Students may enter our program at any time.

Adult Education Students between 17 and 18 years of age: Must be referred by home school administrator or counselor.

Concurrent Students attending another high school: We offer credit recovery for Simi Valley Unified School District students and Simi Valley residents.  You must obtain a concurrent referral form signed by home high school counselor to enroll. Contact Counseling office for registration dates.

GED® Test Preparation: The Simi Valley Adult School offers a comprehensive GED® preparation program. This includes the GED® practice test, teacher lead classroom instruction in math and writing as well as 6 months of general test preparation with the assistance of qualified instructors. You can enroll in this program anytime.

New! Have a computer at home? Enjoy the flexibility offered with our new blended learning program. Students will be given online access to GED® test preparation after taking the GED® practice test on campus and complete a minimum of 40 hours of attendance in our classroom.

GED® Math Prep This class provides strategies, study tips and practical applications to help students prepare for the GED® math exam. Our class focuses on the content and format of the test, as well as the skills needed to achieve a passing score. Topics covered: Statistics; Data Analysis and Probability; Number Sense; Algebra and Functions; Measurement and Geometry; Ratio, Proportion and Percent; Algebra I.

GED® Essay Writing Prep Don’t Freeze: Write Essays with Ease! This one day class provides strategies, techniques, and practical applications to help students prepare for the Reasoning Through Language Arts section of the new GED® test. Our class also focuses on the fundamental skills needed to write an organized multi-paragraph essay. Students will practice analyzing arguments, and using relevant, specific evidence to plan and write an extended response to an assigned topic.