Adult High School Diploma Program
"It's Never Too Late"

Adult Learning Overview: We Make It Easy

Step 1

Complete Express Registration and Become a Provisional Student and Start A Class Today!

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Step 2

You have 120 days (4 months) After Registration to Complete The Rest of your Application and Your First Course(s)

Step 3

Available Starting September 1, 2019

Gain Prior Learning Experience Credit. There is more than one way to prove your knowledge. As an adult, chances are that you have acquired high school level knowledge from your job, career, independent reading, hobbies and life, and work experience. All can be converted into real high school credits. Learn More

Most Popular Adult Elective Courses

CHS has specific elective courses designed for busy adults (US and International Student) who have not graduated or earned their High School Diploma. These are electives you can tailor to meet both your personal interest and the requirements of your high school degree. 

Directed Reading (1 Credit)

This one-credit course allows students to read four books in the subject area of their choice. All readings are jointly selected by student and faculty, and approved before the student begins the course.

Life skills (1 Credit)  Available Starting September 2019

The term life skills refer to the skills you need to make the most out of life.  This course is designed for the student to choose the set of life skills that will be helpful to them in the future. Some examples of available life skills are decision making, technology-related skills, and problem-solving. 

Directed Study (1 Credit)

This course is an opportunity for the students to receive credit for an individualized study effort under the direct supervision of a CHS faculty.  The subject of the direct study must not duplicate an existing course within the CHS curriculum.

Cooking (1 Credit)

This course is designed for students to prepare one meal every two weeks and validate their learning by preparing a 2 to 5 minute video of the cooking process and meal.  Meals are selected by the student and teacher but all preparation is done by the student.

ESL for Spanish Speakers (1 Credit)

The English as a Second Language course is designed to help students improve their proficiency in the English language and assist students through their High School Diploma.  The course is structured to teach the English language to students who are not native speakers. 



How Much Is CHS' Tuition?

The CHS Online tuition model is simple - $69 per month and you can take up to two courses at one time.  There are no hidden fees, just study at your own pace, in your own environment.

What Is Your Refund Policy?

CHS is confident you will be satisfied with your choice in education. Should you change your mind, CHS will refund your tuition according to the following refund policy per the requirements set forth by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.  Our refund policy is designed for what is in the best of the student and parent. For more information about our refund policy click here.

Why Isn't The CHS High School Program Free Like It Is In The Public Schools?

CHS is a private school and funded through tuition paid by the students, unlike public schools that are funded by the state and federal taxes paid by residents.

Can I Work At My Own Pace?

Our courses are designed to be completed in 16 weeks, with a focus on one lesson per week.  By doubling or tripling the amount of lessons you complete each week, you can finish a course in as little as 28 days.  As long as you are focusing on one lesson per week, it is up to you to set the pace that works best for your schedule.  


Is Citizens' High School Accredited?

Yes, CHS is nationally accredited by DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission).  CHS has been nationally accredited for nearly 40 years, making us the second oldest active nationally accredited distance education high school in the United States. We are also Regionally- Accreditated with Middle States Association.