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1401 Froesel Drive, Ellisville, MO 63011 · Phone 636.891.6644 ·


Concerned About HiSET Test Cost?

Don't let the cost of the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) stop you from taking the test. We can help first time test takers take it for free. Scholarships are also available for repeat takers. Call or text 314-415-4940.

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About Our Teachers

Our FREE Adult Education & Literacy classes are taught by more than 60 certified teachers throughout the St. Louis area.

See why our teachers do what they do in this video.

Our Teachers Are Here For You

During this difficult time, our Adult Education and Literacy teachers would like for you to know that learning has continued virtually in our classrooms.

Hear from our teachers in this video.

Our classes can help you earn your high school equivalency.

High School Equivalency/GED


​​​​​​​​​​We offer a variety of free adult education services for individuals 17 and older.  Classes are individualized.  Students work at their own pace on the skills they need.

In classes you will:

  • Improve Basic reading, writing, and math skills
  • Develop Workforce skills
  • Prepare for the Missouri High School Equivalency Tests (HSE/GED)
  • Prepare for Postsecondary Education
  • Prepare for the WorkKeys and Job Placement tests

​By attending classes you can:

  • Invest in your future
  • Improve your skills
  • Earn your HS diploma/credential
  • Qualify for a better job
  • Prepare for college or a technical school​

Is the cost of the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) stopping you from taking the test?
We can help first time test takers take the test for free.  Scholarships are also available for repeat test takers.  Call or text our office for more information at 314-415-4940.

2020 Summer Class Schedule

Most summer high school equivalency classes will be held online.  Summer classes start July 6th and run through August 19th. In order to participate in online classes, students must have a computer or smart device with reliable internet service.  

Our registration for summer is closed.  To be placed on a wait list, please call or text our AEL office at 314-415-4940.   To register for fall, please see below for our fall schedule of classes.

​Area​Days/Times​Location​Start Date
Morning Session
9 am - noon
OnlineJuly 6, 2020
Afternoon Session
​M - Th
1 - 4 pm
OnlineJuly 6, 2020
Evening SessionT - Th
5:30 - 8:30 pm
OnlineJuly 7, 2020
​Spanish Lake
(ages 17-23)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​Hazelwood Doors to Success
​12079 Bellefontaine Rd.
Spanish Lake, 63138
Call 314-615-0221​ for dates.

2020 Fall Class Schedule

Fall 2020 classes begin the week of August 31, 2020.  Classes may include both virtual online and/or in-person instruction.  Classes are ongoing and new students are added to classes every two to three weeks.  Students must attend a testing and/or orientation session before beginning classes.  Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding testing and/or orientation.

Sign up NOW​! ​​Students​ may sign up online or​ by calling the AEL office. Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information.​

​Area​Days/Times​LocationStart Date
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​MERS-Goodwill Center​
2545 S. Hanley Rd.
Brentwood, 63144​

August 31, 2020

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Faith Baptist Church
12061 Natural Bridge Rd.
Bridgeton, 63044
August 31, 2020
​Creve Coeur
1-4 p.m.
​Community Learning Center, Door 6
13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
Creve Coeur, 63141
August 31, 2020
​Ellisville​Tu & Th
6 - 9 p.m.
Crestview Middle, Rm. 110
​16025 Clayton Rd.
Ellisville, 63011
September 1, 2020
​Fenton​Tu & Th
6-9 p.m.
​Rockwood Summit HS, Rm.110
1780 Hawkins Rd.
Fenton, 63026
September 1, 2020​
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Trinity Mt. Carmel Baptist Church​
11755 Mehl Ave.
Florissant, 63033
August 31, 2020
​Florissant​M & W
5:30-8:30 p.m.
​Christ the King United Church of Christ
​11370 Old Halls Ferry Rd.
Florissant, 63033
August 31, 2020
​Hazelwood​Tu & Th
5:30-8:30 p.m.
​Hazelwood West HS, Rm. 127
1 Wildcat Lane
Hazelwood, 63042
September 1, 2020​
​Maryland Heights
​Tu & Th
5:30-8:30 p.m.
​Pattonville HS, Rm. D108
​2497 Creve Coeur Mill Rd.
Maryland Heights, 63043
September 1, 2020​
​Spanish Lake
(ages 17-23)
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​Hazelwood Doors to Success
​12079 Bellefontaine Rd.
Spanish Lake, 63138
Call 314-615-0221 for dates.
​St. Ann
​M, Tu, Th, F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Missouri Job Center
​715 Northwest Plaza Drive
St. Ann, 63074
August 31, 2020