APEX Griggs Alternative Diploma Options Program

The APEX Griggs Alternative Diploma Options Program is an Internet-based high school curriculum for at-risk and mainstream students who are at least 16 years old, who are U.S. citizens, and who have previously earned 14 or more credits. Students will earn a nationally recognized basic high school diploma approved by all U.S. colleges and universities.
A basic high school diploma includes the following:
  • 4 units of English
  • 3 units of math
  • 2 units of science (includes biology)
  • 3 units of social studies (includes U.S. history)
  • 1⁄2 unit of health
  • 1 unit of applied arts (keyboarding/word processing)
  • 1 unit of fine arts
  • 6 1⁄2 units of electives

Additional Requirements

  • 20 hours of community service
  • Tuition and fees: $300
  • Diploma Fee: $300

Interested participants must provide an official transcript from the last high school attended. Course selection will be determined by the high school transcript; however, any student earning a diploma through APEX must take a minimum of five credits. All lessons, textbooks, and homework assignments are accessed online.

Alternative Options Contact
Karen Allen-Curtis, Coordinator
410-986-3241 or 410-986-5412