We accept students who want to obtain their diploma regardless of the number of units needed to graduate.

GED for Non-Native Speakers will focus on reading comprehension and essay skills. Taught by a CVACE ESL instructor.

Get your GED done by focusing on the areas you need to strengthen! Receive targeted teacher-led test preparation, then complete the rest of your assignments in a GED prep book with an online component. Learn the essential content you need to pass the GED, including test-taking strategies and computer skills for the new GED exam.


Have you been thinking about going back to school to get your high school diploma or GED but are hesitant because you don’t enjoy traditional textbook learning? We have online blended learning alternatives to help you achieve your goals.

Credit Recovery - Concurrent Enrollment for High School Seniors and Juniors

High school students seeking make-up credit may enroll concurrently in the adult school after meeting with their high school counselor to determine eligibility, completing an application including parental release form, and attending an orientation with parent/ guardian. Only Castro Valley High School and Redwood High School seniors and juniors are admitted.

Looking to improve your reading, writing, and math skills before entering our High School Diploma or GED program? Our Academic Transitions program gives you the skills you need to succeed. Come to class for teacher-led instruction, and work independently at home with a textbook and computer-based skills program.

The CVUSD Board of Education is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Violations of this policy should be reported immediately to the site administrator(s) at District Schools. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Student Services, 4400 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley CA 94546, 510-537-3000 x 1257