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Adult High School (AHS)

Participation in the Adult High School program will not only grant students an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, but they will also become eligible to receive a Career Readiness Certificate and to enroll in Continuing Education Courses.  Additionally, an AHS diploma grants students the ability to apply for enrollment to higher education campuses such as RCC and the University of North Carolina College System or to pursue a career with the United States Armed Forces.

An Adult High School Diploma is awarded when test scores indicate that the required achievement level has met the North Carolina adopted Common Core Standards.  The diploma is awarded by Robeson Community College in agreement with the Public Schools of Robeson County.  The Adult High School Diploma program is approved by the State Board of Education and meets the requirements for entrance to four-year colleges and other institutions of higher learning.


Adults 18 years or older.

(Minors 16 and 17 years old meeting RCC criteria may be enrolled if they meet certain guidelines.)

 The Adult High School program is open to students who:

  • Do not have a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma
  • Score 9.0 or higher on the Reading and Mathematics sections of the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education)
  • Have a copy of an official transcript from their previous high school
  • Have an approved source of picture identification, such as a valid driver’s license, personal passport or official United States identification documents