ISAEP Program

The Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) Program prepares students at-risk of dropping out of public high school to take the Tests of General Educational Development (GED) while developing career and technical education skills. The ISAEP program fulfills compulsory attendance requirements for students who are between 16-18 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 at 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 Tests.

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; and

· achievement of a score of 410 or higher on each of the subtests of the Official GED Practice Test (OPT).

· enrollment/completion of a VDOE approved certification course and the Economics and Personal Finance class prior to completion.

Resourceful Websites for GED Practice