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Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED® Program

 Interested in GED® Classes?

Your first step is to take a FREE placement test at one of our centers!

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 Scroll down for more information on 2016-2017 placement testing and class schedules!

Adult Basic Education

(Not eligible for Golden Age waiver)

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) Classes are designed to help adults improve their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics.

  • Classes are for adults over the age of 18 who are not currently enrolled in public school. An official school withdrawal form may be required for students recently withdrawn from high school.

Before beginning classes, students must:

  1. Register at the location they plan to attend. (Must provide a government- issued photo ID.)

  2. Take a placement test which determines the appropriate class level.

  3. Attend an orientation.

Registration and placement testing must occur for new and continuing students prior to class starting dates.

2016-2017 Class Sessions for Mt. Vernon Location (West End) and Highland Springs Location (East End)

  • Session II: 12/5/16 – 3/3/17

  • Session III: 3/6/17 – 5/26/17

Tuition (per session)…………………………..$25* Calculator (approved GED®) …………….. $20*

Books (PreGED® and GED®) ………………$20*

*Fees are subject to change

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Fast Track to GED

(Not eligible for Golden Age waiver)

Fast Track classes provide targeted instruction to students preparing to take the Official GED® test. Small group and individualized instruction is provided in the content areas of the new 2014 GED® test including:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Science

  • Social Studies

Additional areas of fast track preparation include:

  • Test taking strategies

  • Digital Literacy and Preparing for Computer-Based Testing

  • Practicing Evidence-Based Writing

  • Official Practice Testing- GED Ready™ (additional fees may apply for this assessment)

2016-2017 Class Sessions for Mt. Vernon Location (West End) and Highland Springs Location (East End)

  • Session Begins 2/27/17 – 5/11/17

Tuition (per session)…………………………..$25* Calculator (approved GED®) …………….. $20* Books (GED®) …………………………………..$20*

*Fees are subject to change.

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 Mt. Vernon Adult Education Center – West

7850 Carousel Lane, Henrico, VA 23294 – Phone (804) 527-4660

ABE/GED Placement and Practice Testing Information:

(ABE/GED)…………………………. Monday and Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

(ABE/GED)…………………………. Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

(Fast Track to GED) ……………. Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon

(Fast Track to GED) ……………. Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

ABE/GED Class Times Information:

Monday and Wednesday ……. 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday and Thursday………… 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Fast Track to GED Class Times Information:

Tuesday and Thursday………… 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon

Tuesday and Thursday………… 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Highland Springs Adult Education Center – East

201 E. Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs, VA 23075 – Phone (804) 328-4095

ABE/GED Placement and Practice Testing Information:

(ABE/GED)………………………….. Monday and Wednesday 9:00 AM

(ABE/GED)………………………….. Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM

ABE/GED Class Times Information:

(ABE/GED)………………………….. Monday and Wednesday 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

(ABE/GED)………………………….. Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Fast Track to GED Class Times Information:

Tuesday and Thursday…………. 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon

Tuesday and Thursday…………. 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2017 Placement testing for New Students:

TABE Testing:  New students may come in to take a placement test on a Monday or Wednesday at 9 a.m.  or Tuesday or Thursday at 6 p.m.  at our Nine Mile Road. Have questions? Give us a call at (804) 328-4095!

 

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Additional GED® Preparation and Fast Track Information

  • Structured, short term sessions to prepare adults for the GED® test.

  • A review of math, writing skills, and reading techniques to develop critical thinking skills for science, social studies and literature.

  • Available at the Adult Education Centers in the eastern and western portions of Henrico County.

  • Classes meet twice weekly.

  • Tuition for first time and returning students is $25.00 per session*. The GED® calculator is $20.GED® level textbooks cost $18.00 each. Each book contains one GED® subject. 

  • Tuition must be paid prior to starting class. No refunds available.

  • If an agency or business will be covering the cost of a student’s tuition and fees, the student must bring documentation on the agency or business letterhead giving the Adult Education Center permission to bill them. Otherwise, the student will be responsible for paying his/her tuition and fees.

  For information on registering for the official GED® test or to request a GED® transcript, visit www.GED.com!  

 

 

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