About High School Equivalency Program
The Sacramento State High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is one of fifty federally funded programs nationwide designed to assist migrant and seasonal agricultural workers complete their high school education. The program helps individuals over the age of 18 obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma. HEP also prepares students for higher levels of education or training, and assists with transitioning into more stable and better-paid forms of employment.
- 18 years of age or older and not enrolled in high school.
You meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Applicant or an immediate family member must have spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farmworker
- currently participating or have participated within the past 24 months in the Migrant Education Program (MEP)
- currently participating or have participated within the past 24 months in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA 167)
Services & Classes
- Bilingual instruction in reading, writing, math science, and social studies to prepare students to pass the high school equivalency (HSE) exam
- Books, school supplies, and HSE testing fees at no cost
- Bilingual tutoring to help student make progress in the classroom
- Preparation to retake the high school equivalency (HSE) exam, as needed
- Career exploration workshops and Individual assistance applying for opportunities post high school equivalency (HSE)