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Adult and Continuing Education

High School equivalency formerly known as GED® Program is designed for individuals 18-64 years of age who are employed or able to be employed and who demonstrated academic readiness to prepare for and pass the English Version of the GED® Test. Adult learners 18 years of age properly withdrawn from high school or 19.5 years old before August 1 of student enrollment date may enroll in the program. The classes and the instructional program are structured to achieve fast results for those learners who participate.  

Adult Secondary Education (ASE) classes are designed to assist adults who are working towards achieving a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma. Students participate in preparatory General Education Development (GED®) credential and career pathways instruction facilitated by an ASE instructor. Students participate in GED Ready™ testing to gauge performance on the official GED® test to acquire a High School Equivalency Diploma. General Educational Development tests are a group of four subject area tests which, when passed, certify that the test taker has high school-level academic skills.

GED® Preparation

GED® Preparation includes courses that focus on Reading through Language Arts (RLA), social studies, science, mathematical reasoning with calculator skills to enable the learner to work on the four subjects GED® Test. Please call (804) 780-8311 for information.

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Office: 119 West Leigh Street, Suite 103

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Phone: (804) 780-8311


Cost for Enrollment: $25 per semester