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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

Spring 2024 Schedule

Spring registration is closed. Register for summer classes below.

Spring classes begin January 3 and continue until May 16. However, new students can begin class every month through the beginning of April. The last day to register for spring classes is March 29. All classes are in-person. Students must be tested prior to beginning class. Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding signing up for testing. Testing is available at various locations throughout St. Louis County and will take two days to complete.

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

Area Days/Times Location
Brentwood Mon-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

MERS Goodwill - Lippman Center
2545 S. Hanley
Brentwood, MO 63144

Creve Coeur Mon-Thurs
1-4 p.m.
Community Learning Center
13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Enter through Door 16
Florissant

Tue-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Trinity Mt. Carmel
11755 Mehl Ave
Florisant, MO 63033

Florissant Mon and Tue
6-9 p.m.

Christ the King
11370 Old Halls Ferry Rd.
Florissant, MO 63033

Maryland Heights Mon and Tue
6-9 p.m.
Pattonville High School
2497 Creve Coeur Mill Rd.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Spanish Lake
(ages 17-23 only)
Mon-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Hazelwood Doors to Success
Center for Youth on the Rise
12079 Bellefontaine Rd.
Spanish Lake, MO 63138
St. Ann Mon-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Missouri Job Center
715 Northwest Plaza Dr.
St. Ann, MO 63074

Accelerated HiSET Prep Class

The accelerated HiSET prep class is designed to offer assistance to individuals with strong reading skills who are motivated to take the HiSET exam or the GED exam. The accelerated program allows for flexible instructional periods that allow students to earn a high school equivalency in a short amount of time. The classes prepare students to pass the HiSET exam or the GED exam with individualized instruction and the opportunity to take official practice tests. In order to enroll in the Accelerated HiSET/GED Prep Class students need a qualifying score on a reading test.

Classes offered at the:

Community Learning Center
13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information regarding class start dates and times.

Scholarship opportunities to help offset the cost of the HiSET exam are available. All classes are free.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Register Now!

Registration for summer classes is now open. Summer classes begin July 8 and continue until August 14. All students (including former students) must be tested prior to beginning summer classes. Testing will be done in June at the Community Learning Center and will take two days to complete.  After our office has reviewed your application, a staff member will contact you to sign up for testing. 

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

Area Days/Times Location
Creve Coeur Mon-Thurs
1-4 p.m.
Community Learning Center
13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Enter through Door 16
Creve Coeur Mon-Wed
6-9 p.m.
Community Learning Center
13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Enter through Door 16
Spanish Lake
(ages 17-23 only)
Mon-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Hazelwood Doors to Success
Center for Youth on the Rise
12079 Bellefontaine Rd.
Spanish Lake, MO 63138
St. Ann Mon-Thurs
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Missouri Job Center
715 Northwest Plaza Dr.
St. Ann, MO 63074

Highlights

MOLearns

MOLearns is Missouri's FREE high school equivalency (HSE) preparation online classroom. Complete your lessons online, 24/7 at home, when it is most convenient for your schedule.

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