General Educational Development (GED) Test Prep Classes

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Prepare for the GED for free with HCDE!

  • We can help you pass the GED exam and earn your high school equivalency certificate. With HCDE Adult Education, you will get:

    • Instruction in core components of the GED Exam: Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies
    • Free class material
    • Free GED test vouchers

Eligibility Requirements

    • Be at least 18 years old
    • Live in Harris or Liberty County
    • Have a photo ID
    • Attend orientation and registration
    • Commit to attending every class
    • Have access to technology (computer, smartphone, tablet, and internet)

Virtual and In-Person GED Classes

      Sign Up for Virtual Classes

      • Now you can prepare for the GED through our convenient online classes

        Complete the form at the link below to get started!

        Sign up for an orientation!

      Adult Education Learning Center

      • Adult Education Learning Center

        • Class Type: In-person
        • Registration, Orientation and Class Location: 6515 Irvington Blvd., Houston, TX 77022 (map)


        Registration & Orientation Dates

        Registration & Orientation Times

        Class Schedule
        January 3 & 4, 2024

        9:30am & 6:00pm

        January 15 – March 1, 2024
        February 5–8, 2024

        9:30am & 6:00pm

        February 19 – May 2, 2024
        March 4–7, 2024

        9:30am & 6:00pm

        March 25 – May 30, 2024


      East Houston

      • GET Church

      • Peace Lutheran Church

      • Kruse Elementary (Pasadena)

      • Baytown Learning Center

      • Cleveland Middle School

      • Covenant with Christ (Cleveland)

      • Santa Fe Middle School

      North Houston

      • Northwest Assistant Ministries

      • Klein Forest High School

      • The Foundry Church

      West Houston

      • Katy - Mayde Creek High School

      • Alief - Talent Development Center

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      • Adult education and literacy services are provided with support from the Gulf Coast Workforce Board to help individuals find a job, keep a job, or get a better job. Harris County Department of Education supports, and the Board is committed to providing a learning and working environment that promotes personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

        Harris County Department of Education is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. (Please request reasonable accommodations a minimum of two business days in advance.) Relay Texas Numbers: 800-735-2989 (TDD), 1-800-735-2988 (voice), or 711.