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Adult High School Credit Diploma Program (AHSCDP)

Take classes as credits toward your high school diploma!Do you already have high school credits? Do you prefer a class by class setting more like traditional high school?

This program is designed for adults who want to complete credits to obtain their high school diploma. Students earn academic credit in required subject areas. Credits may be transferred from any accredited high school and additional credits may be awarded for independent study projects, online learning, military experience, specialized skills, and occupational experience. Upon fulfilling all required courses and elective requirements, students receive a high school diploma. Minimum of 25 credits is required to earn your diploma with at least 2 earned through NRAE. Daytime and evening classes available at the Norwich site. Evening classes available at the Stonington site


Includes practical courses to prepare you for the workforce or post-secondary schooling! Our courses include:

  • Health and Medical Careers 
  • Intro to Manufacturing 
  • CT Virtual High School 
  • Transitions - Students develop a comprehensive college and career pathway plan and have opportunities to participate in job shadows and internship activities


Additional credits may be awarded for:

  • Independent study projects
  • Military experience
  • Specialized skills
  • Work experience
CDP student wearing graduation cap

Courses and Credits 

Subject Credits
English 4
Mathematics 4
Sciences 3
Social Studies 1.5
U.S. History 1
Vocational Ed./Art 2
Civics .5


Total Credits 25

CDP Graduate in hat and gown on graduation night

"I like the constant support given to not only myself, but each and every student attending Adult Ed. The amount of love has truly been a great experience."

Veronica, CDP Graduate

2023 graduate poses with teacher


"This place helps me to be able to fulfill my dreams because of the way they work with you"

Tracey, CDP Graduate

2022 graduate poses for the camera in cap and gown