Learn How to Obtain your High School Diploma

Did you know the a high school dropout will earn $200,000 less than a high school graduate over a lifetime? Compared to a college graduate, the high school dropout will earn almost a million dollars less than a college graduate.¹  If you are ready to obtain your high school diploma, here are a couple of options.







Grad Solutions is a program free for students between the ages of 16 and 21 and is funded by the Arizona Department of Education.  Potential students must:

*currently live in the state of Arizona

*have attended an Arizona high school before and have been out of high school for at least 30 days


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An option for students who do not meet the criteria for Grad Solutions is Smart Schools.  Smart Schools is a private school that exists to help students complete their high school education and graduate, regardless of their age.  Tuition is only $99/month.

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Valley Vocational Academy is a private school located in Tempe, Arizona.  We are approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing for our CNA/LNA classes.  We also teach the American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR course.  Please visit us at www.valleyvocational.com or come see us at 1845 E. Broadway Rd. Suite 114, Tempe, AZ 85282 on the corner of Broadway and McClintock.  We are open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.

¹”Cheeseman Day, Jennifer, and Eric C. Newburger.”The Big Payoff:  Educational Attainment and Synthetic Estimates of Work-Life Earnings.” United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 26, 2014. https://www.census.gov/prod2002pubs/p23-210.pdf.