Excel Adult High School

The Livingston Parish Library is offering adults a second chance at earning a high school diploma.    

Through Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School, LPL adult patrons can obtain their high school diploma entirely online, as well as prepare for college or the workforce. 

This accredited high school completion program is available free of charge to qualifying adults ages 25 and older through the Library, and it can be completed in as little as six months.  

Applications will begin being accepted on April 1, 2024. 

To sign up or to learn more, click here.

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Program Features

Through Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School, students can meet the 21.5-credit requirement necessary to earn an accredited high school diploma that is accepted by colleges, employers, and the military.  

Features of the program include:

  • The 21.5-credit curriculum is aligned to national standards. Learners can select from more than 100 core academic, elective, and college-level courses.
  • There’s no cost to eligible students.
  • The program is 100% online, with 24/7 access to courses.
  • The schedule is flexible and self-paced—learners can finish in 24 months or less. Students can graduate sooner with transfer credits.
  • Transfer credits are accepted from previous high school(s) and passed portions of the GED®, HiSet®, or TASC exams.
  • Unlimited one-on-one tutoring sessions and support from success coaches is offered.
  • Course translations and read-aloud tools for English language learners are available.
  • Students can earn up to 21 free college credits through ACE (American Council on Education) courses.
  • The counseling team can assist with course selection, college planning, or career guidance.
How to qualify

In order to be eligible for Gale Presents: Excel High School through the Livingston Parish Library, you must:

  • Be at least 25 years of age
  • Be a resident of Livingston Parish
  • Have successfully completed 8th grade
  • Have or be willing to get a Livingston Parish Library card

Prospective students can apply by visiting the following link: https://excelhighschool.org/library/livingston.