The High School Equivalency diploma is the certified equivalent of a traditional high school diploma.  The High School Equivalency tests are based on high school curriculum standards and certifies mastery in four parts: literacy, social studies, science, and math. Students may take courses to prepare for the tests. Courses are offered in-person, as well as online. Students must pay a fee before taking the tests.

High School Equivalency Classes

The High School Equivalency Diploma increases your chances at the next job interview by completing the online high school equivalency. By completing the high school equivalency online, you can reach your goals on your own schedule. You also may qualify to study for your High School Equivalency from home. Eligible students may prepare for the test from the comfort of their homes. Eligible students must have Internet access and possess the ability to work independently. All interested students must attend a pre-online study orientation

Eligible students must:

  • Be a North Carolina resident and 18 years of age or older;

  • Attend a CCR Orientation Workshop;

  • Complete the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE);

  • Attain at least a ninth grade high school level reading score on the TABE;

  • Attend an orientation and registration session;

  • Possess the ability to work independently; and

  • Have computer and internet access.

For further information, please call 919-536-7218, ext. 3003.