Valley Regional Adult Education

Adult High School Credit Diploma

Attend credit-based classes and graduate with a high school diploma.

This program will allow you to earn your diploma by attending classes in regular classroom settings at a convenient time. Credits will be earned as you successfully complete the requirements of your class.
These earned credits will then be recorded on your transcript.
When you have met all the required and elective requirements you will be eligible for your diploma.

Credits may also be earned for work experience, home management, military experience, and independent study projects. Upon completion of 21 credits of approved instruction,
students receive a Valley Regional Adult High School Diploma.


Classes are held at The Richard O. Belden Cultural Center (former Lafayetter School), 54 Grove Street, Shelton

New Student Information
  • This program is for students (age 17 and older), officially withdrawn from school.

  • Students must have an official transcript from the last high school they attended.

  • If they are seventeen years of age they must also provide a copy of their withdrawal letter signed by their parent/guardian from the last day school they attended.

Registration Information
All new students must call to begin the registration process.
This program is on a first-come, first-served basis.
To schedule an appointment, call 203.924.6651 x106.

Term 1: Student Registration, Orientation and Assessment: week of August 28th;
classes begin the week of September 4th.

Term 2: Classes begin the week of October 24th, call 203.924.6651 x106 for more information
Valley Regional Adult Education 415 Howe Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-6651

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