High School Equivalency (HSE)

Pathways

High School Equivalency (GED)

Who:

Any student aged 18—21, who elects to enroll in HSE, and any student over age 22 who still needs more than eight credits to earn a credential.

What:

The approved HSE is Virginia is the GED®.  The GED® consists of four subject tests including Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.

How are students prepared:

The program offers academic support including Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes and GED® Prep classes. Additionally, language development classes are offered for English Language Learners. 

When:

Daytime:  Two sessions daily—morning and afternoon; three one hour classes each session; semester program.

Evening:  One three hour session M-W and/or T-Th; GED Prep two 90 minute sessions M-W and/or T-Th; semester program. 

Tuition:

No tuition for General Education students aged 18 through 19.  No tuition for English Language Learners aged 18 through 21.

Day/Evening program fees = $80.00 per semester