GED Prep

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This self-paced program offers participants a welcome environment where pursuing education and learning is encouraged, making your dreams of attaining your GED a reality. We provide GED classes on Saturdays for those who work or participate in other programs during the week. Weekday classes are provided for YouthBuild Students. Onsite pre-testing is available and regular attendance is required.

I. Mission

The mission of FACAA’s GED program is to provide specific education/training services in an effort to improve the overall literacy skills and academic competency levels of students in pursuit of a GED.

II. Courses/Overview

A comprehensive study in preparation for the High School Equivalency Examination – General Educational Development (GED) test. This course of study will cover the five (5) primary subject areas inclusive of Language Arts, Writing & Reading, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics.

In addition to GED preparation, we will also provide instructional training in the following areas.

  • Computer Instruction
  • Life Skills Instruction – money management, problem solving, decision-making and career planning

Supportive Services will be provided to address barriers that may prevent participants from moving toward their educational goals.

III. Course Prerequisites

  • Adults 18 years and older
  • Complete intake and application process
  • Complete initial TABE test and score 8th grade levels and above
  • Must be motivated and ready to improve his/her life

IV. Course Objectives

  • Students will improve their literacy and basic skills to enable them to become active participants in their communities.
  • Students will be equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills to take and pass the GED test.
  • Student’s employability will be enhanced through computer skills instructions.
  • Students will be equipped with the resources necessary to enhance their qualifications for entry-level jobs.


  • Better jobs and pay than those without a diploma
  • Possess a stronger sense of self and personal achievement
  • Good role models for their children and others who may need encouragement to get their GED

Please note: For eligible applicants, an Independent Study is available. We also provide tutoring and English as a second language based upon demand. Apply Today!