GED Classes Lake Charles, Louisiana

Listed in this article are all GED (HiSET in Louisiana) class locations and testing sites in the Lake Charles area. Louisiana is offering the HiSET for its high school equivalency testing program.

The exam gives persons who did not graduate high school the opportunity to earn an equivalent degree.

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The HiSET exam is offered both in a computer-based model and in a paper-and-pencil format.

The HiSET®, like the GED®, assesses knowledge at a level that may be expected of high school seniors upon graduation.

The HiSET exam contains five subtests in the fields of Writing, Reading, Social Studies, Math, and Science.

Until recently, to earn your high school equivalency diploma, you needed to show up in person at a state-approved HiSET testing center.

Now, however, we’ve witnessed the introduction of a new online HiSET testing option so that has changed. Read more below.

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GED prep sites in Lake Charles (HiSET)

SOWELA Technical Community College
3820 Sen J. Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70615, Phone: 337-494-7000
SOWELA has teamed up with the Literacy Council of S.W. Louisiana to provide HiSET prep classes in Jefferson Davis and Calcasieu parishes.

Classes are offered in Lake Charles (Central School and SOWELA’s main campus), in Sulphur (Hope House-old D. S. Perkins School), and in Jennings at the Morgan Smith Site. If you want more information you can call a location close to you: for Lake Charles and Sulphur call 337-494-7000, and for Jennings call 337-616-9918.

SOWELA Tech (@Central School)
809 Kirby Street, Suite 126, Lake Charles, LA 70601, Phone: 337-494-7000

Simon Youth Academy @Prien Lake Mall Educational Resource Center
436-A West Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601, Phone: 337-474-8841
The Educational Resource Center is located between J.C. Penny’s Catalog Entrance and the Cinemark Theater. This is NOT a GED program, but  Simon Youth Academies, primarily located in Simon Malls, help students, in partnership with local school districts, who are at risk of quitting high school prematurely or who need personalized support to earn their diplomas. Simon Youth Academies offer learning support for students who struggle in traditional classrooms or schools because of serious illness, bullying, homelessness, parenthood, supporting families, or other personal circumstances.

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Locations around Lake Charles (cities by alphabet)

Region 5 Adult Education (@Edison Plaza)
350 Pine St, Beaumont, Texas 77701, Ph: 409-951-1771
All GED prep options in Beaumont <- are listed here

SOWELA Tech (@Old First Street School)
401 W First Street, DeRidder, LA 70634, Phone: 337-494-7000

Beauregard Christian Women’s Job Corps
107 N Pine Street, DeRidder, LA 70634, Phone: 337-463-4451

Grand Lake HiSET Classes-SOWELA Tech
SOWELA offers HiSET instruction next to the Grand Lake Fire Station. Please call 337-494-7000 for details.

SOWELA Tech -Morgan Smith Campus
1320 N Main Street, Jennings, LA 70546, Phone: 337-421-6579

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Allen Correctional Center-HiSET Program
3751 Lauderdale Woodyard Road, Kinder, LA 70648, Phone: 337-639-2943
This HSE program is unavailable to the public

SLCC Work Ready U Program
1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506, Phone: 337-521-9056
See all Lafayette GED (HiSET) prep classes <- on this page

SOWELA Tech-Oakdale
117 Hwy 1152, Oakdale, Louisiana 71463, Phone: 318.335.3944 ext. 4551

GOALS GED Program (Greater Orange Area Literacy Services)
520 West Decatur Ave, Orange, Texas 77630, Ph: 409-886-4311

Hope House (old D. S. Perkins School)
565 N Crocker Street, Sulphur, LA 70663, Phone: 337-494-7000
HiSET classes provided by SOWELA Tech

Sulphur Christian Community Coalition (SC3)
565 N Crocker Street, Sulphur, LA 70663, Phone: 337-287-0483

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Louisiana HiSET Practice Test

HiSET online testing option introduced

HiSET testing was, until recently, not offered over the internet. If you wanted to get hold of a Louisiana high school equivalency credential, you needed to come personally to an official Louisiana HiSET testing center. But now, all of this has changed as a new HiSET online testing option (called the HiSET-At-Home) was introduced.

So now you can take the five HiSET modules (one or more at a time if you wish) from your home utilizing a new online format where a proctor will cee if your test-taking efforts occur in line with strict regulations. If you want to read more, go to this page: ‘The HiSET Onljne Test Introduced.’

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Lake Charles area GED testing centers (HiSET)

Sowela Technical Community College (Sycamore Building)
3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615, Phone: 337-421-6580

Lamar Institute of Technology (Eagle’s Nest Building, Suite 115)
855 East Lavaca Street, Beaumont, Texas 77705, Phone: 409-880-8687

Sowela Technical Community College-Morgan Smith Campus
2110 North Sherman St, Jennings, Louisiana 70546, Phone: 337-421-6567 ext. 4658

CLTCC-Lamar Salter Campus
15014 Lake Charles Highway, Leesville, Louisiana 71446, Phone: 337-537-3135

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
1550-B Proctor St, Port Arthur, Texas 77642, Phone: 409-984-6244

Last Updated on June 15, 2022.