College and Career Readiness (CCR)

Ready to take control of your future? ýƵ College and Career Readiness programs offer flexible pathways to earn your high school diploma and open doors to new opportunities. Whether you're seeking a traditional diploma, the High School Equivalency (HSE), or simply want to brush up on essential skills, we have a program designed for you. There is no cost associated with the College and Career Readiness program. All classes are free.

Choose Your Path:

  • Gateway to College/Adult High School: Complete your high school diploma at your own pace with personalized support. Flexible online learning and traditional classroom settings let you customize your schedule and earn your credits.
  • High School Equivalency (HSE): Pass the GED® or HiSET® exams and earn your HSE diploma. Free testing for Durham and Orange counties makes success more accessible.

Get Started, Step-by-Step

  • Orientation & Placement: Attend a brief orientation and complete placement tests to determine your starting point. Returning students, refresh your skills and placement with a re-test.
  • Personalized Path: Based on your goals and placement, our advisors guide you to the right program and courses.
  • Flexible Learning: Take advantage of convenient online classes, supplemented with in-person sessions for specific subjects.
  • Active Engagement: Regular participation is key to your success, whether online or in the classroom.
  • Support & Resources: Dedicated instructors and academic advisors are here to help you every step of the way.

Unlock Your Potential with ABE

Need to strengthen your foundational skills before diving into a diploma program? Our free Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses provide the perfect stepping stone. Improve your reading, writing, and math skills in a supportive environment, preparing you for future success.

Take the First Step Today

Don't let cost or past challenges hold you back. ýƵ College & Career Readiness programs are designed to be accessible and supportive. Call 919-536-7218, ext. 3003 to learn more and take the first step towards your diploma and a brighter future.

Additional Resources

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing: Learn more about free GED® and HiSET® testing opportunities in Durham and Orange counties.