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Continuing and Alternative Education: Adult High School Diploma

Committed to Helping All Students Find Academic Success

Please note that there are several policy changes.  Classes will start at 5 PM unless otherwise noted.  The absence policy has been changed as well.  Students will be expected to attend all classes.  Emergencies will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Salem High School

School for Continuing Education



                a)  I understand that previously earned high school and post-secondary credentials will be placed on my

                   Salem Adult High School Diploma (AHSD) transcript along with credits earned in the program.

                b)  I understand that as an In-School Dual Enrollment student, credits earned in the AHSD Program will

                    be reported to my high school.


                a)  All students must pay the entire balance at the time of registration unless a payment plan is put in place.

                b)  All outstanding financial obligations must be paid before a student can graduate, register for another

                   class, receive credit or a transcript.  This also pertains to students who are dually-enrolled at SHS.

                c)  No refund will be given after the start of class or if you are removed from a class for any reason.


     It is expected that students will attend all classes.  Emergencies do arise and they will be evaluated on a case by  

    case basis by the director.  The following policies have been established:

a) Students are expected to attend every class. There are no excused absences. Each absence will be

     evaluated by the director and teacher.  

b) Missing any class may result in being withdrawn from the course.

                c) Leaving early without permission will constitute a full absence.

                d) Being asked to leave the class will result in a full absence.

                e) Students who are suspended from their day program will need permission from their Dean to attend

                   evening classes.  Students who receive a Level 3 or 4 suspension from day school will not be allowed to

                   attend classes until the suspension is completed.

                f)  Students are responsible for all missed work.  Work may be made up for credit.

                g) Administrative withdrawal from a class for attendance reasons is at the discretion of the Director after

                   conferring with the teacher and student


                a)  AHSD students are expected to obey the rules and policies of Salem High School.  At no time is

                    smoking or vaping allowed anywhere on school property.

                b)  Students who demonstrate disrespect for others or property are subject to discipline.

                    Swearing, bullying, physical or verbal altercations or harassment will not be tolerated at any time.

                c)  Students will be asked to put their cellphones out of sight or in the office during class time. This policy

                   will be strictly enforced by classroom teachers and office staff. 

               d)  Students who are suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be immediately

                    removed from the classroom.