GED Classes San Francisco, California

This post lists all GED prep class sites and testing facilities in the San Francisco region. California uses two exams for high school equivalency testing, the GED and HiSET.

The exams offer people who never graduated from high school an extra option to acquire an equivalent diploma.

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Both of these options are now available in an online format as well. Check below to read more about online proctored GED® and HiSET® testing.

Testing takes place at a level similar to that of high school seniors upon graduation.

You can get prepared for the HiSET or GED at one of the sites listed here, but you can also use the online GED course created by Onsego Online GED Prep, an affordable, engaging program of which GED Testing Service states that it is “100% in line with the latest version of the GED test.”

GED testing involves four modules (independent subtests) that measure a candidate’s skills and knowledge in these academic subject areas:

  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science, including Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science
  • Social Studies, including History, Geography, Economics, and Government
  • Reasoning through Language Arts, Reading and Writing combined into one test

HiSET testing involves individual reading and writing tests, so five overall. All HiSET and GED sub-exams may be written separately and in any order.

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Visit the page “GED Testing In California” if you want to read all about the costs associated with HiSET or GED testing fees and the eligibility requirements in California.

San Francisco GED Prep Classes (by ZIP)

CCSF Adult Learning & Tutorial Center
1170 Market St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-561-1871

HIRE UP Job Preparation GED Classes (Larkin Street Youth Services)
134 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-673-0911

HOPE San Francisco
1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-928-7417 ext. 307
This is a program for youth aged between 18 and 24 who want to find work in combination with job training and high school-level education. Participants can complete their secondary education credentials while working at the same time. You first need to attend an orientation session where you’ll learn what the program includes, how you can apply, and so on.

You can also contact one of these Access Points:
Comprehensive Access Point (1500 Mission St at 11th, 415-575-4570)
Chinatown Access Point (601 Jackson St, 415-677-7500)
Western Addition Access Point (1449 Webster St at Geary, 415-655-2620)
Visitacion Valley Access Point (1009 Sunnydale Ave, 415-239-8705)

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Success Centers YouthBuild
1245 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-575-0423
Employment and Education Training Center-EETC (between 8th and 9th Street)

Episcopal Community Services Adult Education Center
165 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-487-3300 ext. 4127

Five Keys Independent Charter School
70 Oak Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94107, 415-734-3310

City College of San Francisco Mission Center
1125 Valencia St, Room 105 & 114, San Francisco, CA 94110, 415-920-6043

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John Muir Charter School – San Francisco Conservation Corps
3450 3rd St, Bldg 1D, San Francisco, CA 94124, 415-928-7322

City College of San Francisco (Southeast Campus)
1800 Oakdale Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124, 415-550-4300/4320
ESL classes and high school completion program

Sylvan San Francisco
379 West Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127, 415-592-5347

Treasure Island Job Corps Center
351 Ave H (Bldg 442), Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA 94130, 415-277-2400 or 916-394-0770

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GED Prep Classes around San Francisco (Cities by Alphabet)

Jefferson Adult Education
699 Serramonte Blvd, Ste 111, Daly City, CA 94015, 650-550-7890

Tamalpais Adult School GED Program (@Redwood High School)
375 Doherty Dr, Larkspur, CA 94939, 415-945-1031/1070/1075
GED preparation classes are held Monday-Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and in Sausalito on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to Noon. The registration fee is $35, and don’t forget to bring appropriate identification.

Laney College Adult Education GED Instruction
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, California 94607, 510-273-2310
For all Oakland area GED prep locations, visit -> Oakland Area GED Prep Classes

San Mateo ACE (Adult & Career Education)
789 East Poplar Ave, San Mateo, California 94401, 650.558.2100
Check out all San Mateo locations in this post -> San Mateo Area GED Prep Sites

San Quentin State Prison GED Program
San Quentin, CA 94974, 415-454-1460
Not available to the public

Marin Employment Connection (Referral Only)
120 N Redwood Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903, 415-966-0860

Education & Training Services (Conservation Corps North Bay)
27 Larkspur St, San Rafael, CA 94901, 415-454-4554

South San Francisco Education and Training Services
825 Southwood Dr, Room 36, South San Francisco, CA 94080, 650-877-8844/827-8455

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Online GED and HiSET Testing

If you want to earn your California high school equivalency diploma, you can do so over the Internet as well. In the past, there was no online GED or HiSET testing option. It was simply not available. You had to come to a state-designated test center and sit for the tests in person.

Well, that has changed. Now, the GED and HiSET exams are also available in online, proctored formats. To read more about this great development, check out these posts: The online HiSET test,’ and for the online GED option: ‘The online GED test.’

San Francisco Area GED Testing Centers

City College of San Francisco-Mission Campus (GED, HiSET)
1125 Valencia St, Room 114-115, San Francisco, CA 94110, 415-561-1824

Mission Neighborhood El Centro GED Test Center
1245 Alabama Street – San Francisco – California 94110 – Phone (415) 643-5600

From here, cities by alphabet

Alameda HiSET Testing Site
2201 Encinal Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-522-3858

Berkeley Adult Education HiSET and GED Test Center
1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702, 510-644-6130

Jefferson Adult Education (GED)
699 Serramonte Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015, 650-550-7891

Tamalpais Adult Education (GED, Carlisle Bldg)
375 Doherty Dr, Larkspur, CA 94939, 415-945-1031

Oakland Adult & Career Education (HiSET)
2607 Myrtle St (Room 122), Oakland, CA 94607, 510-879.1400

San Mateo Adult Education GED Test Site
789 East Poplar Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401, 650.558.2100

South San Francisco Adult School (HiSET)
825 Southwood Rd, South San Francisco, CA 94080, 650-877-8844

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Last Updated on February 16, 2024.