High School Equivalency (HSE)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Classes

High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation classes are designed to ensure that students pass all sections of the HiSET®, GED, or TASC™ test. Saddleback College Adult Education offers HSE preparation classes at Saddleback Adult Education MV, on the Silverado High School (SHS) campus and at Saddleback Adult Education SJC, on the Serra High School campus. Classes are offered in Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts, and are available in both English and Spanish. Exam preparation includes placement and practice tests.

All classes are open enrollment. For more information, call: (949) 493-0658. Register in person at one of the following locations:

  • 31351 El Camino Real (Saddleback Adult Education SJC).
    Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 9 PM
  • 25632 Peter A. Hartman Way (Saddleback Adult Education MV).
    Monday - Thursday: 2 - 9 PM

For specific questions please reach out to the High School Equivalency Coordinator:

Javier Corrales

949-493-0658 ext. 19004


    Summer 2019 HSE Schedule is here!

    Classes run June 3 through August 1.

    Fall 2019 HSE Schedule COMING SOON!!!


      CUSD and SVUSD Graduation Requirement Change (CAHSEE)

      The requirement to pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Examination) as a condition of graduation was rescinded in January 2016. If you have received a Certificate of Achievement from a Capistrano Unified School District high school or from a Saddleback Valley Unified School District high school, you are now entitled to receive a diploma. 

      To pick up your diploma and copies of your transcript please contact: 

      Capistrano Unified School District - Ginger Hooper, CUSD Registrar, tel. 949-234-9241, 33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.

      Saddleback Valley Unified School District - Poonam Ganesan,   SVUSD High School Credit Recovery, tel.  949-837-8830, 25632 Peter A Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.