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You must register for high school and GED classes in person.

Registration is held at Asher School, 14101 Leroy in Southgate at the following times and dates:

Open Registration:


Monday through Thursday

August 26 through September 9

12:00 noon to 7:00 pm


Classes begin Monday, September 14, 2015


Late Registration begins September 14



  • Plan to spend approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete registration.
  • You will take a 2 hour assessment (TABE or CASAS) in Reading and Math.  This assessment will help us determine what classes to recommend.
  • You will meet with an Advisor for 10-30 minutes to pick your classes.
  • To ensure proper class placement when you enroll, bring a copy of your transcript from your last high school(s).
  • Please do not bring children to registration.
  • For those students interested in daytime child care, a $40 non-refundable fee per child is due at registration for child care.
  • Registration Fee:
    • Students 16 - 19 years of age on September 1, 2015: NO FEE
    • Students 20 years of age or older on September 1, 2015: A non-refundable fee of $7 per course ($30 for Pre-GED and GED) is required at registration.

Asher School provides teacher-led, face-to-face instruction by highly-qualified teachers.

Do you need an appointment to register?

YES...if you’re 16 or 17 on September 1, 2015.  Call 734-246-4633 for a short phone interview.  Appointments can be made at a time convenient for you.

 NO...if you’re 18 or older on September 1, 2015. 


(a)    Alternative & Adult Education - Tuition is free* to anyone 16 years or older (as of 9/1/15), resident or non-resident, who would like to earn his/her diploma.
  • Asher Alternative is available for students 16-17 years of age as of 9/1/15Prior to registration, a parent or guardian must accompany a student for an interview. Call 734-246-4633 for an appointment. The Asher Alternative is designed for those students who are seeking an alternative to their previous education experience and feel committed to earning their diploma.  Students must choose a full-time schedule that suits individual needs.  Options include varied schedules:  Monday-Friday, Monday-Thursday, traditional school day, late morning start, or afternoon start.  
  • Adult Education Program is available for students 18 years or older as of 9/1/15 interested in high school completion.  Students may choose a part-time or full-time schedule, daytime or evening, based on each student's credit needs and availability.
  • SACE reserves the right to accept or deny admittance to the program..


GED Certificate Holders Tuition is free* to any student who has a GED certificate who would like to earn a high school diploma.

Please note:  Public high school students currently enrolled in traditional day school will not be permitted to enroll in adult high school or alternative education.



For students who should have graduated prior to 2012, in addition to past credits earned in high school, non-traditional credits may be granted for work/volunteer experience, military service, trade school courses, college courses, and/or other approved experiences  Non-traditional credits may be applied after the completion of residency requirements; other restrictions may apply. 


To qualify for a diploma, students must earn 21 credits.

Residency requirement:  A minimum of 2 credits must be earned at Southgate Adult Education, regardless of credit standing, to earn a high school diploma.  Exception:  First semester Advantage Academy students must complete a full-time schedule to fulfill residency requirements. 


The following advisors will be available both day and evening hours:

·         Sara Brooks

·         Wendy Grzych

·        Melaine Holland

·         Dawn Izzi

·         Ruth Kemp 




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