Classes provide preparation for the GED® Tests as well as basic instruction in reading, writing and math. The following methods of instruction are provided:
Students who are 17 years of age or older may attend classes. Students who are 16 years old must provide two documents:
Sixteen-year-olds who are homeschooled must meet the requirements of 167.031 RSMo for course instruction and have written permission of the parent or legal guardian indicating compliance.
Enrollment for GED® classes is scheduled monthly. Students are given an initial assessment test to determine GED® Test readiness. This assessment provides information for an individual learning plan. Students work at their own pace.
Students must commit themselves to attend two full class meetings per week for at least one month of classroom instruction.
This new study option provides self-paced online study combined with face-to-face assistance as needed. The program is provided free of charge to those who qualify. For more information and program eligibility, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To prepare for the GED® Tests online, log on to http://www.gedonlineclass.com.
Students working online are required to complete an initial skills assessment in a physical GED® preparation classroom. Following this assessment, students work online. They must return to the physical classroom for post-testing when appropriate. The GED® Tests are not available online. However, the test can be taken on computer in the SCC Assessment Center.
These classes offer assistance to individuals with strong reading, writing and math skills who are ready to take the GED® Tests.
The classes offer an overview of the GED® tests and an opportunity to take an official GED® practice test. Each session consists of five 3-hour class meetings. Registration is required. To register, call 636-922-8411. Students qualifying for Fast-Track classes work exclusively on GED® test preparation. Students are assisted with the following as needed:
Classes meet from 6-9 p.m. Students MUST be present at the start of the first class.
See our Fast-Track class schedule.
To register for the computer-based tests, go to www.gedcomputer.com. Each of the five content area tests costs $28 ($140 total). Content area tests may be taken and paid for individually. Applications, demographics, scheduling and payment must be completed online. Tests may be scheduled as early as the following day, and test results are immediate on all but the Language Arts-Writing portion.
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The paper/pencil test is given once a month. Test applications are available at all AEL class sites or online at www.ged.mo.gov. Examinees are required to complete and submit the demographics form prior to their test date. The testing application must be approved before completing the demographics form. After you have been approved for testing, and if you wish to take your GED® test at St. Charles Community College, please email email@example.com or call 636-922-8629 to request a registration packet that includes materials you will need to complete before coming to campus to register in person. The registration packet will be mailed to you; it includes further directions on reserving your seat in an upcoming GED® test session.
For GED® Paper/Pencil Test dates, go to GED® Testing.
Outstanding students are recognized at an annual Student Recognition Ceremony. For more information, call St. Charles Community College at 636-922-8411.
GED® recipients who score at least 2700 on the GED® Tests and attend at least 12 hours of St. Charles Community College-sponsored GED® preparation classes (GED® Class Schedule) are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship to St. Charles Community College. For more scholarship information, go to www.stchas.edu/scholarships or call 636-922-8437.
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Administration Building, Room 2242
Associate Dean of Extended Learning
ESL Lead Teacher
GED Lead Teacher