The Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) program prepares students at risk of dropping out of public high school to take the General Educational Development (GED®) test while developing career and technical education skills. The ISAEP program fulfills compulsory attendance requirements for students who are between 16 and 18 years of age.
A student is eligible for enrollment in the ISAEP program if the student:
•is currently enrolled in a public high school
•is a least 16 years of age
• is at risk of dropping out of school
•is not earning the required number of credits at school
•meets academic entrance requirements; and
•chooses to prepare for the GED® test.
Student enrollment requirements for the ISAEP program are:
•an initial principal-parent-student (PPS) meeting
•a student evaluation /assessment
•a 7.5 grade equivalent or higher on a recognized standardized measure
of reading achievement
•achievement of a score of 125 or higher on each of the of the four GED
Ready™ practice subtests, and
•enrollment in a VDOE approved certification course and enrollment and
completion of the Economics and Personal Finance class prior
to completion of the ISAEP program.
Students can exit the ISAEP program in one of two ways.
•Students must successfully complete all of the requirements of the ISAEP,
which include passing the GED® test.
•Students can discontinue their involvement in the ISAEP process and re-
enroll in any accredited secondary educational program.
Please see your guidance counselor for more information.