GED Classes Saint Louis, Missouri

Posted here are all GED (in Missouri: HiSET) prep classes and testing sites in the Saint Louis region. Missouri uses the HiSET for high school equivalency testing.

The HiSET can be taken at certified testing centers or in an online format, as we recently saw the launch of the HiSET-At-Home exam. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

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The HiSET®, like the GED® exam, gives adults who never finished high school the chance to earn an equivalent credential.

Testing is done at a level similar to what HS seniors must command upon graduation.

The HiSET exam includes five tests in the subject areas of Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

HiSET testing can be done on paper and in a computer-based format, and the subtests may be taken individually.

Saint Louis GED prep classes (HiSET) (by ZIP)

MERS Goodwill Excel Center Downtown St. Louis
1727 Locust St, St. Louis, MO 63103, Phone: 314 – 655-4820 or 314 – 982-8801
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Adult Education Family Literacy
5078 Kensington St, St. Louis, MO 63108, Phone 314 – 367-5000

St. Louis Community College-FastTrack HiSET Program
5600 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: 314 – 951-9432
To see if you’re ready for the FastTrack program, you can take a placement test every Thursday (except in June and July) at 8:30 a.m. Students who test at the 9th-grade level or higher are accepted immediately and can study at their own pace. Fees for the HiSET test are covered and after graduation, more support services are offered as well. Morning/Afternoon classes, Room F-Tower, 327.

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St. Louis Community College-Forest Park
5600 Oakland Ave (Room G-Tower 113), St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone 314 – 644-9283

Ritenour School District Adult Education
8762 St. Charles Rock Rd, St. Louis, MO 63114, Phone 314 – 493-6412

Thomas Dunn Learning Center
3113 Gasconade St, St. Louis, MO 63118, Phone: 314 – 353-3050

St. Louis Job Corps Center
4333 Goodfellow Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63120, Phone 314 – 679-6200

St. Louis YouthBuild
93 North Oaks Pl, St. Louis, MO 63121, Phone 314 – 261-0202 or 314 – 657-3519
The STL YouthBuild program, operated in collaboration with Ranken Technical College, offers young people ages 17-24 the chance to earn a GED and complete building trades training at the same time.

Harris-Stowe State University Impact Education Center
2100 Lucas and Hunt Rd, St. Louis, MO 63121, Phone: 314 – 340-3683/3645

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St. Louis Community College-South County Education and University Center (Morning Classes)
4115 Meramec Bottom Rd, Room 101, St. Louis, MO 63129, Phone: 314 – 984-7777 or 314 – 644-9283

Sylvan-Olivette
9338 Olive Blvd, Suite 110, St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: 314 – 266-1076

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
8960 Jennings Station Rd, St. Louis, MO 63136, Phone: 314 – 615-3668

Parkway-Rockwood Adult Education and Literacy
13157 N Olive Spur Rd, St. Louis, MO 63141, Phone 314 – 415-4940

Goodwill Lippman Center (Brentwood)
2545 South Hanley Rd, St. Louis, MO 64144, Phone 314 – 647-7453/415-4940

St. Louis Medium Security Facility (‘City Workhouse jail’) GED Program
7600 North Hall St, St. Louis, MO 63147, Phone: 314 – 621-5848
Not open to the public

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GED prep classes around Saint Louis (HiSET) (cities by alphabet)

Alton Community Learning Center-The Scott Bibb Center (LCCC)
1004 E 5th St, Alton, IL 62002, Phone 618 – 468-4141
Lewis and Clark Community College has renovated the former St. Patrick’s school building (corner of Fifth & Central) which was also given a new name: the Scott Bibb Center. The center is a community adult education center, providing services such as, just to mention a few, family literacy education, GED instruction, Project Read tutoring, Community Technology, and YouthBuild. The programs are targeted toward helping adults who did not complete high school get further education and create a brighter life for themselves and those around them.

Alton YouthBuild/AmeriCorps Program (LCCC)
1004 E 5th St, Alton, IL 62002, Phone 618 – 468-4141/4150

Jefferson College-Arnold (Third Floor, Room 301)
1687 Missouri State Rd, Arnold, MO 63010, Phone 636 – 481-3437 or 636 – 797-3000 ext. 3437

Sylvan Ballwin
14248 G Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011, Phone 636 – 552-4351

Southwestern Illinois College Adult Education
2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, IL 62221, Phone 618 – 222-5365

UniTec Career and Technical Center
7163 Raider Rd, Bonne Terre, MO 63628, Phone 573 – 431-3300 ext 7, option 2

MERS-Goodwill Lippman Ctr
2545 S Hanley Rd, Brentwood, MO 63144, Phone 314 – 647-7453/415-4940

Case-Halstead Carlyle Library (Kaskaskia College)
550 6th St, Carlyle, IL 62231, Phone 618 . 545.3115

Chester Public Library (Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education)
733 State Street, Chester, IL 62233, Phone 618 – 826-5471

St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, MO 63376, Phone 636 – 922-8411/8233

Parkway-Rockwood Adult Education Center
13157 North Olive Spur, Creve Coeur, MO 63141, Phone 314 – 415-4940

Lewis & Clark Community College (National Great Rivers Campus)
One Confluence Way, East Alton, IL 62024, Phone 618 – 468-4141

East St. Louis Higher Education Center (SWIC)
601 James R. Thompson Blvd, East St. Louis, IL 62201, Phone 618 – 874-6277

Lewis & Clark Community College (N.O. Nelson Campus)
600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025, Phone 618 – 468-4141

Crestview Middle School (Room 110, Parkway Comm. Ed)
16025 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011, Phone 636 – 891-6649/415-4940

MO Learns Online
1401 Froesel Drive, Ellisville, MO 63011, Phone 636 – 891-6649

UniTec (@ W.L. Johns Early Childhood Ctr)
510 South Franklin Street, Farmington, MO 63640, Phone 573 – 431-3300 x 7 opt. 2

Rockwood Summit High School (Parkway-Rockwood Community Education)
1780 Hawkins Road (Room 110), Fenton, MO 63026, Phone: 636 – 891-6649/415-4940

Trinity Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
11755 Mehl Avenue, Florissant, MO 63033, Phone: 636 – 415-4940

Christ the King
11370 Old Halls Ferry Road, Florissant, MO 63033, Phone: 636 – 415-4940

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Sylvan Edwardsville
6A Glen Education Professional Park, Glen Carbon, IL 62034, Phone: 618 – 307-4556

Lewis and Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, IL 62035, Phone: 618 – 468-4141
Lewis and Clark Community College also provides GED instruction in Alton, Carlinville, Edwardsville, Woodville, and Jerseyville. The school additionally offers you the chance to earn your GED diploma while studying in your preferred career field.

Godfrey YouthBuild
5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, IL 62035, Phone: 618 – 468-4149
LCCC is also offering the Building Futures program towards three career tracks in Health Science, Construction, and Information Technology. The ‘Building Futures YouthBuild’ program helps to complete their GED diplomas and develop career interests. For more information call 618-468-4149.

SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus
4950 Maryville Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, Phone 618 – 797-7358

Kaskaskia College-Greenville
209 N Third St, Greenville, IL 62246, Phone 618 – 545-3115

MACC HiSET Instruction
203 N. 6th St, Hannibal, MO 63401, Phone 660 – 263-4100 x 11382
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Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch (Jefferson College)
5680 Missouri PP, High Ridge, MO 63049, Phone 636 – 481-3437 or 636 – 797-3000 ext 3437

Jefferson College HiSET Program (Career Technical Education Building (CTE) – Room 174)
1000 Viking Dr, Hillsboro, MO 63050, Phone 636 – 481-3437 or 636 – 797-3000 ext 3437

UniTec Arcadia Valley HiSET Instruction
650 Park Drive, Ironton, MO 63650, Phone 573 – 431-3300 ext 7 (opt 2)

Tri-County Community Education Center (LCCC)
100 Lincoln, Rt. 16, Jerseyville, IL 62052, Phone 618 – 468-4141

MO Online Free GED or HiSET Classes

Sylvan Lake St. Louis
141 Civic Center Dr, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367, Phone 636 – 445-8300

Pattonville High School (Parkway Adult Education & Literacy)
2497 Creve Coeur Mill Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, Phone 314 – 415-4940

Rend Lake Coll. GED Instruction
321 Potomac Boulevard, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone 618 – 437-5321 ext. 1200/1241
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Sylvan O’Fallon
124 Springfield Court, Ste 200, O’Fallon, IL 62269, Phone 618 – 589-0945

Tri-County Senior Center (East Central College)
800 W Union St, Pacific, MO 63069, Phone 636 – 584-6533 or 844 – 322-4235

Park Hills Career Center
403 Parkway Drive, Park Hills, MO 63601, Phone 573 – 431-5191 x 1180

Southwestern Illinois College-Red Bud
500 W S Fourth St, Red Bud, IL 62278, Phone 618 – 210-8189

Hazelwood Doors to Success (Center for Youth on the Rise)
12079 Bellefontaine Rd, Spanish Lake, MO 63138, Phone 314 – 415-4940

Trinity United Presbyterian Church (Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education)
301 West Broadway, Sparta, IL 62286, Phone 618 – 826-5471

Lawrence Learning Center GED Classes
101 East Laurel St – Springfield – Illinois 62704, Ph 217 – 525 – 3025
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Missouri Job Center
715 Northwest Plaza Drive, St. Ann, MO 63074, Phone: 636 – 415-4940

St. Charles County Jail HiSET Program
301 N 2nd St, St. Charles, MO 63301, Phone: 636-949-3003
Not publicly available

First Baptist Church (ECC)
450 East Springfield Road, St. Clair, MO 63077, Phone 636 – 584-6533 or 844 – 322-4235

Sylvan St. Peters
4504 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376, Phone 636 – 486-1794

Helping Hands Center (LCCC)
219 West Main Street, Staunton, IL 62088, Phone 618 – 468-4141

Kaskaskia College Trenton Education Center
520 E Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293, Phone 618 – 545-3115

East Central College (Adult Education and Literacy Program)
1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO 63084, Phone 636 – 584-6533 or 844 – 322-4235
Classes are at 350 Audrey Lane. GED day classes are offered in Union, Rolla, Washington, and Sullivan. Evening classes are offered in Union, Pacific, Washington, Cuba, St. Clair, Sullivan, Owensville, St. James, Rolla, and Hermann.

ECC Training Center
350 Audrey Ln, Union, MO 63084, Phone 636 – 584-6533 or 844 – 322-4235

University City Adult Education and Literacy Program
8136 Groby Ave, University City, MO 63130, Phone 314 – 290-4052

Women In Charge
1483 82nd Blvd, University City, MO 63132, Phone 314 – 432-7300
Women In Charge provides HiSET (former GED) instruction via individualized classes, and women can progress at their own speed. The program is affiliated with the University City School District. The HiSET diploma demonstrates that the holder has skills and knowledge comparable to a high school graduate, and the exam includes five tests in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts-Reading, and Language Arts-Writing.

Missouri Career Center (ECC)
1108 Washington Square Shopping Center, Washington, MO 63090, Phone 636 – 584-6533 or 844 – 322-4235
Located behind Big Lots

Sylvan Washington
6244 Hwy 100, Suite 160, Washington, MO 63090, Phone 636 – 266-4128

Morrison-Talbott Library (Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education)
215 Park Street, Waterloo, IL 62298, Phone 618 – 939-5650

First Baptist Church of Waterloo (Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education)
320 Covington Drive, Waterloo, IL 62298, Phone 618 – 939-5650

Winfield High School (St. Charles CC)
3920 E Highway 47, Room 317, Winfield, MO 63347, Phone 636 – 922-8411

Wood River Community Education Center (LCCC)
101 E Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL 62095, Phone 618 – 468-4141

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Launching the online HiSET-At-Home testing option

Taking the HiSET exam online was, until recently, not an option. We have seen some interesting developments, though, with the launch of an online proctored HiSET test-taking option.

So now, you also have the chance to sit for the HiSET exam from the comfort of your home. If you want to learn more about this HiSET-At-Home testing option, check out this page: Welcoming the online HiSET test.

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GED testing centers in the Saint Louis area (HiSET)

After St. Louis: Cities in Alphabetical Order

Harris-Stowe State University (Henry Givens Jr. Administration Bldg, Rm 222)
3026 Laclede Ave | St. Louis | MO 63103 | Phone 314.340.3654

Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park (Assessment Ctr, Rm G229)
5600 Oakland Ave | St. Louis | MO 63110 | Phone 314.644.9257

Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (Administration Bldg, Rm A153)
3400 Pershall Rd | St. Louis | MO 63135, Phone 314.513.4424

Jefferson College-Arnold (Testing Ctr, Rm 310)
1687 Missouri State Rd | Arnold | MO 63010 | Phone 636.481.3154

SWIC Belleville (Room 0603, Adult Ed Computer Lab, GED)
2500 Carlyle Ave | Belleville | IL 62221 | Phone 618.641.4989

Monroe Randolph Regional Office of Education #45 (Room 101, GED)
1 Taylor St | Chester | IL 62233 | Phone 618.826.5471

St. Charles Community Coll. | HiSET testing
4601 Mid-Rivers Mall Dr | Cottleville | MO 63376 | Phone 636.922.8629

East Saint Louis Senior High School (GED)
4901 State St | East Saint Louis | IL 62205 | Phone 618.646.3700

SWIL Sam Wolf Granite City Campus (Rm 408, GED)
4950 Maryville Rd | Granite City | IL 62040 | Phone 618.931.0600

Madison County Reg. Office of Education #41 (GED)
1314 Niedringhaus Ave | Granite City | IL 62040 | Phone 618.501.4035/296.4530

Lewis & Clark Comm. Coll. (Haskell Hall, Room B25, GED)
5800 Godfrey Rd | Godfrey | IL 62035 | Phone 618.468.5240/5220

Jefferson College (Orange Parking Lot, End of Library Bldg)
1000 Viking Dr | Hillsboro | MO 63050 | Phone 636.481-3147

Regional Office of Education #3 (HiSET)
203 S Main St | Hillsboro | IL 62049 | Phone: 217.532.9591/824.4730

Mineral Area College (Arts and Sciences Bldg, Rm C-6)
5270 Flat River Rd | Park Hills | MO 63601 | Phone 573.431.4593/518.2202

East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell Rd | Union | MO 63084 | Phone 636.584.6550

Monroe-Randolph Reg. Office of Education #45 (GED)
107 East Mill St | Waterloo | IL 62298 | Phone 618.939.5650

Last Updated on July 12, 2022.