GED Preparation and Testing

Adult Education and Literacy

GED (General Educational Development):

To earn a General Education Development diploma, you must pass a standardized test to prove your proficiency at the high school level in four major subject areas: science, math, social studies, (with two extended responses) and  language arts/reading (with one extended response).

View AEL Brochure (pdf)

Instruction & Curriculum:

The curriculum ranges from basic literacy level to twelfth-grade level instructions in reading, writing, social studies, science and math. Instruction is a combination of traditional lecture, individualized lab assignments based on assessment results consisting of workbooks and computer drills all aimed at passing the GED tests.

Class Registration:

Registration is easy. For exact class dates, times and location information, call (903) 236-2004.

  • Students must be 19 or older to register for classes. (Participants who are 18 years old are eligible for enrollment with parental consent and proof of withdrawal from school.)
  • Bring a photo ID and basic school supplies.
  • Arrive on time and be prepared to stay.

All Classes are Free!

No fees are charged for attending the GED classes.

Online GED Test:

Candidates can complete the Texas Certificate High School Equivalency (TxCHSE) Exam on computer by taking the CBT (computer-based test) option. Candidates may obtain the testing schedule and register online by visiting

Locations and Times of Classes:

City Locations & Times

Kilgore College-Longview
Hendrix Building
Day Classes: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Evening Classes: Monday & Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Kilgore Kilgore College-Kilgore
Bonnie Porter Business Administration Building
Day Classes: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Evening Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Gilmer Upshur County Literacy Program
Day Classes: Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Gladewater KC Adult Education Center
Day Classes: Monday & Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Overton Son Shine Lighthouse
Evening Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.

Rusk County Boys and Girls Club of America
Day Classes: Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Henderson ISD Higher Education Center
Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m.

Correctional Treatment Facilities Gilmer: Upshur County Jail
White Oak: D.E.A.R. Unit

For registration information please call or visit:

Kilgore College-Longview
Adult Education & Literacy - Room 228
300 S. High St.
Longview, Texas 75601
(903) 236-2004