High School Equivalency (GED) Preparation


    Cap graduation Prepare for college and/or career, and/or get your HSE (GED)



    Fall 2020 GED Classes Begin on August 24, 2020. ALL Fall classes will be online only.

    Please complete online REGISTRATION FORM . Jefferson Adult School staff will contact you.

    GED Fall Schedule:
    Majken Talbot’s GED Class Schedule, click here.
    Andy Solomon’s GED Class Schedule, click here
    Richard Baugh's Class Schedule, click here
    Update 8/10/20: Please check back for future testing dates and times.

    Every person testing must show a valid identification at each testing session. Acceptable forms of ID include:
    • Valid driver’s license

    • California ID card

    • Current passport

    • Resident Alien Card

    If you have not turned 18 yet, you must have a letter of request from a prospective employer, training program or educational institution.


    $140 paid online and $15 fee for each retest. You will need to create an account at GED.com to pay the fee (with a credit card) and set up an appointment to take the exams.


    • Reasoning through Language Arts:  Approx. 3 hours

    • Reasoning with Mathematics:           Approx. 2 hours

    • Science and Social Studies:             Approx. 1 1/2  hour each.


    Demonstration of adequate mastery of subject area is required before approval to retest is granted.


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