Student Requirements

Adult High School Enrollment Requirements


Students must meet with a counselor to evaluate their transcript and determine the classes they need to earn their diploma.  Contact Dwight Patterson at or 704.330.3063 to schedule an Adult High School counseling appointment.

Dwight Patterson Office is located in the Education Center on Central Campus in room 104-C.  His office hours are Monday and Tuesday from 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

2 Minimum age for enrollment is 16.  Minors (16-17 years of age) please click here for additional information.
3 Full time students must attend at least 12 hours / week. Each class is two (2) hours per day Monday - Thursday.
4 Strict attendance policy enforced.

Students must complete an orientation and assessment to determine academic needs and abilities. Learn more about the TABE® assessment here.

  • Students must receive a TABE® assessment of 9.0 in reading and math to enroll in GED Preparation classes.
  • If a student scores below this, they will be referred to a Foundational Skills class.

Graduation Requirement:

Accumulation of a per-determined number of credits as approved by Charlotte - Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).  For more information please visit:

Required courses are based on transcript evaluation from the high school you last attended.  They may include:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Electives