High School Diploma (HSD)

Earn your high school diploma for free!  Day classes are available along with free childcare.  Update and review your skills to prepare for college and your career.  Take advantage of our Media Resource Center to prepare for the workforce and transitional counseling to being your journey into college.  Financial aid advisement is also available.

Steps to enroll...

  1. Obtain official sealed transcripts from the last high school attended.
  2. Schedule an appointment with the high school counselor by calling (626) 931-3106.
  3. New and returning students take the placement test.
    1. Students with disabilities who may need special accommodations to take the placement test should make arrangements with the counselor.
    2. Students re-enrolling from a previous do not need to take the test.  
  4. After testing, the student will be placed in High School Diploma (HSD), Cyber High, or High School Readiness.  
Residence Requirements: A minimum of ten units must be completed at BAS before being awarded a diploma.

High School Diploma Requirements

Subject Credits
English 40
Math (20 credits)  
    - Mathematics
    - Algebra I or higher
Social Studies (30 credits)  
    - U.S. History
    - World History
    - American Government
    - Economics
Science (20 credits)  
    - Biological Science
    - Physical Science
Fine Arts or Foreign Language 10
Electives 60*
Total Credits 180 credits
*Candidates may receive credit for work experience, military service, previous schooling, volunteer service, work training certificates, and standardized achievement tests.


HSD Class Schedule

Days Time Location
M - Th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Rm 4
M & Th 12:30PM-4:30PM Rm 4
T & W 12:30PM-7:00PM Rm 4


Next Steps...

After receiving your diploma, we can help you prepare for your future career and/or college education by assisting you on how to fill out college and financial aid applications. 
  • College Financial Aid
    • Set up an appointment for help to complete your FASFA (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa) and Cal Grant before March 2nd. Make sure to bring...
      • Earned Income
      • Bank Records
      • Tax Returns
      • *If a dependent, be sure to bring parent's social security, date of birth, and marital status as well as tax returns.
Types of financial aid included are:
  • Grants - money given, usually because of financial need.
  • Scholarships - money awarded for exceptional academic achievement, an outstanding talent, and/or financial need.
  • Work-study - money earned by working at a part-time job.
  • Loan - borrowed money that must be repaid.
Office Hours
High School Counselor: Mrs. Marlen Martinez
(626) 931-3103
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 9 AM to 12 PM AND
  • 3 PM to 6 PM
Make an appointment today! 
(626) 931-3106