All courses are offered tuition-free. There are costs for book rentals and purchases.
The length of the program depends upon the number of credits completed prior to starting the program, and the number of courses completed each term. It is recommended that you see a counselor to develop an education plan.
Students may choose to take one or more courses during any term; however, they are encouraged to balance their course schedules with work, family, and other commitments.
In addition to credit requirements, students must also meet residency and competency requirements. View an explanation of diploma requirements.
No. All courses, including computer-based courses held in our Community Learning Lab, have attendance requirements.
Yes. These are the MiraCosta AHS credit requirements and the college courses that may be taken to meet those requirements. Official transcripts of all previous high school and college courses should be submitted to the AHS for evaluation. Once the evaluation has taken place, you should see a counselor to develop an education plan.
A reading skills assessment is administered to all new students as part of the registration process. Adaptive testing for students with documentation that verifies disabilities is available upon request. Students with verified disabilities are entitled to appropriate accommodations, and should contact a counselor for additional information.