The Adult High School Program of the Hudson County Schools of Technology is a nontraditional, adult secondary program established in 1978. The Hudson County Schools of Technology Board of Education, as well as the New Jersey State Department of Education, have approved the concepts, policies, organization, and content of this Adult High School Program.
The basic objective of the Adult High School Program is to recognize those adults who have not completed high school but who have continued to gain knowledge and skills through educational, employment and personal sources.
The HCST Adult High School Program will provide counseling and academic advisement with regard to different types of credit needed to complete the adult high school graduation requirement and will assess all acquired skills and knowledge for adult high school credit.
The HCST Adult High School Program has registration twice a year. The program operates ten months a year.
To qualify for enrollment in High School, a person must:
1. Be a Hudson County resident.
2. Be at least 16 years of age and no longer enrolled in a Secondary School. Persons 16 and 17 years of age must complete a Certificate of Consent
signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate in an Adult High School Program.
3. Have not earned a locally issued, state endorsed high school diploma.
4.Students will be charged a $200 processing fee if they live in Hudson County. Students who live outside of Hudson County will be charged a fee of $500 however out of county students are eligible to enter our dual program which allows them to obtain their adult high school diploma while also taking post secondary courses at the special discount rate of $549 click this link from page 37 of the catalog.