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. I am an employer, 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 records.

3. How can I contact my child’s teacher?

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 principal in charge of the ACCESS site your child attends.

4. 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.

5. 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 HiSET certificate.

6. I’m 18 (or older).  How can I earn a high school diploma or receive a high school equivalency certificate?

Adult students pursuing the completion of a high school diploma, please contact the College & Career Preparatory Academy at (714) 796-8795. To obtain information regarding the high school equivalency certificate, contact the HiSET office at (714) 796-8738 and speak to Jennifer Barada, the HiSET Examiner.

7. Is ACCESS an accredited school program?

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

8. Does ACCESS charge tuition?

No. 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 and programs.