GED Classes Charleston, West Virginia

This article lists all GED and HiSET prep locations and testing sites in the Charleston, West Virginia, region.

Over the past years, West Virginia used the TASC exam for high school equivalency testing, but this exam was discontinued. Recently, the state decided to use both the HiSET® and GED® exams for its HSE (High School Equivalency) testing program.

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HiSET testing occurs via five subtests that measure knowledge and skills in these subjects:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Language Writing
  • Language Reading
  • Social Studies

The GED test has four sub-exams as the Writing and Reading portions were combined into one Language Arts sub-exam. Both exams measure knowledge at the same level that is expected of graduating HS seniors.

West Virginia pays for high school equivalency testing, so it is only available to state residents.

The West Virginia HiSET and GED exams must be done entirely in a computerized format.

Both exams can be taken online (only by qualifying candidates) and at official test centers!

You have the option to deal with the GED and HiSET subtests individually. Earlier TASC scores can be transferred to the HiSET or GED exam.

Check out our page, The West Virginia GED Exam, if you want to read more about passing scores or West Virginia qualification criteria.

Charleston GED Prep Classes

BridgeValley Community and Technical College
2001 Union Carbide Drive, Room 029, South Charleston, WV 25303, Phone: 304-205-6626

Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County
16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301, Phone: 304-343-7323

Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson Street, Charleston, WV 25301, Phone: 304-348-6670 ext. 111

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Charleston Job Corps Center
1000 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: 304-925-3200

Sylvan Charleston
1522 A Oakhurst Dr, Charleston, WV 25314, Phone: 304-744-4144

Charleston SPOKES (Charleston WorkForce-West Virginia Career Center)
1321 Plaza East, Charleston, WV 25325, Phone: 304-347-9245

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GED Prep Classes around Charleston (Cities by Alphabet)

Federal Correctional Institution Beckley HSE Program
1600 Industrial Park Road, Beaver, WV 25813, Phone: 304-252-9758
Not open to the public

Raleigh County Adult Learning Center
306 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801, Phone: 304-256-3964

Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford Road, Beckley, WV 25801, Phone: 304-256-4615 ext. 305

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Church of God Worship Center
224 Pinewood Drive, Beckley, WV 25801, Phone: 304-252-3402

Riverside High School
1 Warrior Way, Belle, WV 25015, Phone: 304-766-7655 ext. 206

Marion County Adult & Community Center (RESA 3)
501 22nd Street, Dunbar, WV 25064, Phone: 304-766-7655 ext. 206/222

Putnam Career & Technical Center
300 Roosevelt Boulevard, Eleanor, WV 25070, Phone: 304-586-2411

Fayette County Literacy Council
RR 1, Box 233-B, Fayetteville, WV 25840, Phone: 304-465-5072

Mountwest Comm. and Technical College
One Mountwest Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25704, Ph: 304.710.3422
Check out all Huntington area options at -> Huntington area GED or HiSET Classes

Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) YouthBuild Program
P.O. Box 127, Kincaid, WV 25119, Phone: 304-250-7627

Boone County Adult Learning Center (Wharton UMWA Office)
333 1st Street West, Madison, WV 25130, Phone: 304-369-4099

Pocahontas County Career Center SPOKES 
200 Eight Street, Marlinton, WV 24954, Phone: 304-256-4712

Snowshoe Career Center
214 Eighth Street, Marlinton, WV 24954, Phone: 304-799-2509

BridgeValley Community and Technical College
619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, WV 25136, Phone: 304-734-6600

Bridgemont Community & Technical College-Learning Lab
405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136, Phone: 304-734-6619
Room 401, Davis Hall

Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy-South
213 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136, Phone: 304-981-0059
It is West Virginia National Guard Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy-South’s mission to train, educate, and mentor at-risk youth so they can become successful and contributing members of our communities.

Southern WV Community & Technical College
2900 Dempsey Road, Mt. Gay, WV 25637, Phone: 304-792-7098

Mullens Opportunity Center
300 Front Street, Mullens, WV 25882, Phone: 304-297-6188

Fayette Institute of Technology
300 W Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 25901, Phone: 304-469-2911 x 1

Fayette County SPOKES
134 Main Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901, Phone: 304-465-8250

Wood Co. Adult Education (@St. Joseph Landing)
600 18th St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101, Ph: 304.834.1019
If you want to see all Parkersburg region options, go to -> Parkersburg area HSE Classes

Wyoming County Career & Technical Center
HCR 72, Box 200, Twin Falls Road, Pineville, WV 24874, Phone: 304-732-8050 x 141 or 304-732-6262

Mercer County Academy of Adult Learning
195 Davis St, Suite 108, Princeton, WV 24740, Phone: 304-425-9551

Jackson County WorkForce-West Virginia Career Center
206 Stone Drive, Ripley, WV 25271, Phone: 304-372-0233

Adult Basic Education Rupert
623 Nicholas St, Rupert, WV 25984, Phone: 304-392-6209

Roane County Committee on Aging (Rooms 310 & 312)
811 Madison Avenue, Spencer, WV 25276, Phone: 304-927-8292

Family Learning Center
70 Friends R Fun Drive, Summersville, WV 26651, Phone: 304-872-7060

Braxton County Adult Learning Center
105 Jerry Burton Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Phone: 304-765-5415

Webster County High School
1 Highlander Drive, Upperglade, WV 26266, Phone: 304-226-3778

Clay SPOKES-Valley Fork Learning Center
4208 Wallback Road, Wallback, WV 25285, Phone: 304-587-1191

Webster County WorkForce-WV Career Center
139 Baker Street, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Phone: 304-226-3778

Webster SPOKES & Adult Education
26 Main Street, Suite 101, Webster Springs, WV 26288, Phone: 304-256-4712

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Charleston Area GED and HiSET Test Centers

Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson Street, Charleston, WV 25301, Phone: 304.344.9177

Carver Career Center
4799 Midland Drive, Charleston, WV 25306, Phone: 304.348.6142

From here, cities by alphabet

Academy of Career and Technology
390 Stanaford Road, Beckley, WV 25801, Phone: 304.256.4615

Nicholas County Career Technical Center
512 Milam Avenue, Craigsville, WV 26205, Phone: 304.545.6773

West Virginia Dept. of Education (Capitol Complex, Building 6, Room 243)
1900 Kanawha Boulevard,  East Charleston, WV 25305, Phone: 609.534.2486

Ben Franklin Career Center
500 28th Street, Dunbar, WV 25064, Phone: 304.766.0369

Putnam Career and Technical Center
300 Roosevelt Boulevard, Eleanor, WV 25070, Phone: 304.586.3494/2411

Boone Career-Technical Center
3505 Daniel Boone Parkway, Suite B, Foster, WV 25081, Phone: 304.369.8252

Lincoln County High School (Lincoln County Board of Education)
81 Lincoln Panther Way, Hamlin, WV 25523, Phone: 304.638.0832

Summers County Public Library
201 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951, Phone: 304.466.6040

MCA-South CTC
3145 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136, Phone: 304.9821.0036

Gene Sparado School
106 Martin Drive, Mt. Hope, WV 25880, Phone: 304.877.6904

Fayette County Institute of Technology
300 W Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 25901, Phone: 304.469.2911

Fayette Adult Learning Center
912 East Main Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901, Phone: 304.469.2911

Pressley Ridge at Grant Gardens
2580 Grant Gardens Road, Ona, WV 25545, Phone: 304.743.3974

Wyoming County Career and Technical Center
1201 Bearhole Road, Pineville, WV 24874, Phone: 304.732.8050

Mason County Career  Center
281 Scenic Drive, Point Pleasant, WV 25550, Phone: 304.675.3039

Roane County Board of Education
802 Madison Avenue, Spencer, WV 25276, Phone: 304.927.6400

Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center
144 Vocational Road, Stollings, WV 25601, Phone: 304.752.4687

Braxton County High School
105 Jerry Burton Drive, Sutton, WV 26601, Phone: 304.466.1423 or (304) 765.7331

Webster County High School
One Highlander Drive, Upperglade, WV 26266, Phone: 304. 847.5638

McDowell County Career Tech Center (HiSET, GED)
One Stadium Drive, Welch, WV 24801, Phone: 304.549.8100

HiSET Passing Score

On the HiSET exam, you must come to a score in the 8-20 range on each of the five HiSET subtests. The tests are scored on a 1-20 scale, and your overall score must be at least 45, while your essay cannot score under two points (out of six). So, the passing score on each subtest is 8, and averaging is not possible.

GED Scoring

The four GED modules are scored on a 100 to 200 scale where 145 is the passing score. Scores in the 145-164 range indicate high school equivalent results, scores in the 165-174 range indicate college-readiness, and scores in the 275-200 range additionally result in up to 10 college credits.

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Last Updated on February 21, 2024.