This adult education program offers 100% online (distance learning) courses ONLY. If you are seeking an in-person program, you may find more information here: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/164.
Before you register, please make sure that you meet the following criteria:
*You must be either a Delaware resident or be employed in Delaware
**You must be at least 16 years of age and withdrawn from high school
In order to enroll at DCDAL, you must register to attend an in-person orientation session at one of our orientation sites throughout the state. Please view the dates, times, and locations of the available in-person orientation sessions. You may only register for one session. Multiple registrations will be removed and you will lose your seat to attend an orientation session.
Once you have completed your online registration, please complete your registration forms and submit online no later than two (2) weeks prior to your orientation date.
*NEW* Please be advised that DCDAL charges a non-refundable $10 registration fee + processing to all incoming students at the time of registration.
Once DCDAL reviews your registration, it may be determined based on previous enrollments, test scores, and/or credits that you may be exempt from eligibility testing and eligible to attend a virtual orientation session. DCDAL will notify you via email at the email address that you have included in your registration if this is the case. Be sure to check your email for communication from us.
If you are interested in earning your high school diploma, please email a copy of your transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2023 for review. You may be exempt from eligibility testing and eligible to attend a virtual orientation session. DCDAL will notify you via email at the email address that you have included in your registration if this is the case. Be sure to check your email for communication from us.
Students who do not meet the eligibility to attend a virtual orientation session will be required to attend an in-person session. You will be required to complete enrollment paperwork, eligibility testing, provide a writing sample and meet with a staff member. Please be prepared for the in-person session to last between 2-3 hours. A photo ID is required.
Students who qualify for the James H. Groves High School diploma program are expected to pay the $20.00 material fee at orientation. Payment can be made by cash, money order, or credit card.
Students under the age of 18:
All potential students under the age of 18 must be officially withdrawn from high school and must provide the following documentation at orientation to be eligible for enrollment at DCDAL:
*Official transcript from last school attended
*Official withdrawal form from last school attended- This form must be signed by the school and by the parent/guardian
*Letter of recommendation- This letter must be from a staff and/or faculty member at the last school attended and must recommend the potential student for classes at DCDAL
*No potential students under the age of 18 will be permitted to enroll in any program at DCDAL until all of the above criteria are met.
Please contact the DCDAL office at 302-883-0420.