FAQs

 
1. Where can I get transcripts of my high school work if I attended the ACCESS program?
 
The ACCESS Attendance and Records Center maintains all of the records for students who have attended an ACCESS program.  You can call 714-547-9972 for information on how to obtain your records.


2. How can I verify if my job applicant has received a high school diploma through ACCESS?

The ACCESS Attendance and Records Center maintains all of the records for students who have attended an ACCESS program.  You can call 714-547-9972 for information on how to obtain your records.


3. How can I enroll my child in the ACCESS program?

Please call Virginia Castillo, Senior Executive Assistant, at 714-245-6402 for the phone number of the nearest enrollment office. This office will explain the options available in your area, the enrollment process, and what you need to do to complete the process.

4. What is the age limit for enrollment in ACCESS?

Students must be 17 years of age or less to enroll in the ACCESS program.  If they turn 18 while they are enrolled in the program, they may continue their studies until they transfer back to their school of residence or graduate with either a high school diploma or a GED certificate.


5. Is ACCESS an accredited program?

Yes. ACCESS is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


6. Does ACCESS charge tuition?

ACCESS is a public school program operated by the Orange County Department of Education, Alternative Education Division.  There are no tuition fees for its services.


7. How can I find out who my child’s teacher is and contact him/her?

The ACCESS Attendance and Records Center maintains all of the records for students who are enrolled in the ACCESS program.  You can call 714-547-9972 for information on how to contact your child’s teacher or the program administrator in charge of the ACCESS site your child attends.


8. I’m 18 (or older).  How can I earn a high school diploma or get a GED?

You can contact our GED Office at 714-796-8738 and speak to Nancy Rice, GED Examiner, on how to continue your education if you are an adult.  You may also contact the Orange County Department of Education Adult Education liaison, Rick Riegel, at 714-327-1074.