DCDAL is accredited through Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Frequently Asked Questions (High School Diploma & GED)
DCDAL offers four terms per year. Semesters typically begin in January, March, June, and September. Each semester is 10 in duration. To see the next available orientation dates, check the registration tab on home page of this website.
For the James H. Groves diploma program, it will depend on how many credits you still need to achieve Delaware’s 24 required credits. Currently, Delaware requires 4 credits in English (one credit in a senior level English), 4 credits in Mathematics (one credit in Algebra 1, one credit in Algebra 2, and one credit in Geometry), 3 credits in Social Studies (one credit in U.S. History), 3 credits in Science (one credit in Biology), 1/2 of a credit in Health, 3 Career Pathway credits, and 4.5 elective credits. A counselor will review your previous high school transcript and determine exactly how many you need.
For the GED program, it will depend on your skill levels in reading, writing, and math.
To enroll, fill out the online registration form to schedule to attend an upcoming placement test and orientation. After you successfully complete the initial reading, math, and writing assessments , you will learn how to access and complete classes using our online learning system.
- There is a $20 materials fee for James H. Groves Adult High School classes per term (every ten weeks.)
- GED preparation and Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes are free. There is a $120 fee for the Official GED Test.