GED Classes Cape Girardeau, Missouri

This is an overview of GED® (in Missouri: HiSET) prep classes and test facilities in the Cape Girardeau region.

Missouri uses the HiSET for its HSE (high school equivalency) testing program.

the HiSET offers individuals who didn’t graduate high school the opportunity to earn an equivalent diploma.

The HiSET exam includes five tests in Literacy Reading, Literacy Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

HiSET testing can be done in both a paper-based and a computer-based model whereas the GED is offered only on a computer.

Online HiSET or GED testing is not possible. You must show up in person at one of Missouri’s official test centers.

Missouri HiSET-GED Practice Test

In Missouri, the HiSET exam is free for first-time testers instead of the normal fee of $98.75.

Recently, Missouri passed legislation that waives the HiSET cost for first-time test-takers.

Cape Girardeau GED (HiSET) prep locations

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center *)
409 North Clark St – Cape Girardeau – MO 63701 – Ph: 573 . 334 . 3669

Cape Adult Learning & Literacy Center (CGCTC)
301 North Clark St – Cape Girardeau – MO 63701 – Ph: 573 . 334 . 3669

Missouri Career Center AEL-North
1737 North Kings Hwy – Cape Girardeau – MO 63701 – Ph: 573 . 209 . 5766

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center Adult Education
1080 S Silver Springs Rd – Cape Girardeau – MO 63703 – Ph: 573 . 334 . 0826 ext. 6554

Teen Challenge International of Mid-America
303 MATC Ln – Cape Girardeau – MO 63701 – Ph: 573 . 335 . 6508

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GED-HiSET Requirements in Missouri

Locations around Cape Girardeau (cities in alphabetical order)

First Baptist Church
408 North Oak St – Advance – MO 63730 – Ph: 573 . 334 . 3669

Shawnee Community College-Anna Extension Center
1150 E Vienna St – Anna – IL 62906 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292

UniTec Career Center-Bonne Terre
7163 Raider Rd – Bonne Terre – MO 63628 – Ph: 573 . 358 . 3011

Cairo High School (SCC)
4201 Sycamore St – Cairo – IL 62914 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292

Carbondale Community High School Rebound
205 N Oakland Ave – Carbondale – IL 62901 – Ph: 618 . 549 . 8232 x 222

John A. Logan College Adult Basic Education
700 Logan College Dr – Carterville – IL 62918 – Ph: 618 . 985 . 3741 x 8901
The school offers free HSE classes in Williamson County (618-985-3741), Perry County (618-542-8612), Jackson County (618-549-7335), and Franklin County (618-937-3438)

MERS-Goodwill
911 Hwy 84, Caruthersville, Missouri 63830, Ph: 573 . 333 . 0409

Caruthersville Adult Education HSE Classes
1711 Ward Ave,  Caruthersville, Missouri 63830, Ph: 573 . 333 . 6100 ext. 1

Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education (Chester Library) 
733 State St – Chester – IL 62233 – Ph: 618 . 826 . 5471

Cobden Technology Center (SCC)
111 S Appleknocker Dr – Cobden – IL 62920 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3222
Computer-based English & Spanish HSE prep classes
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Three Rivers College-Dexter
515A W Market St – Dexter – MO 63841 – Ph: 573 . 840 . 9667

Dexter City Housing Authority HiSET Program
1 Jennings Ln – Dexter – MO 63841 – Ph: 573 . 624 . 2540

Cox Corner Healthcare Foundation
529 N Walnut St – Dexter – MO 63841 – Ph: 573 . 624 . 1607

Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center
207 N Washington St – East Prairie – MO 63845 – Ph: 573 . 649 . 3731

Home Base Center Farmington
309 N Franklin St – Farmington – MO 63640 – Ph: 573 . 701 . 1395

Goodwill Fredericktown
12 Court Circle – Fredericktown – MO 63645 – Ph: 573 . 783 . 4215

Ironton Goodwill
109 North Main St – Ironton – MO 63650 – Ph: 573 . 546 . 0225

Migrant Whole Health Inc (Spanish GED classes)
1513 Saint Francis Street, Kennett, Missouri MO 63857, Ph: 573 . 888 . 9044

Marble Hill Adult Education HiSET Program
205 Plutarch St – Ste D – Marble Hill – MO 63764 – Ph: 573 . 238 . 2173

Marion Family Learning Center (John A. Logan College)
3000 W Deyoung St (beside Pirate Petes) – Marion – IL 62959 – Ph: 618 . 985 . 3741 x 8901

Pulaski County Community Center (Shawnee Comm. Coll.)
422 S Blanche St – Mounds – IL 62964 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292

Rend Lake College (marketplace)
321 Potomac – Mt. Vernon – Illinois 62864 – Ph: 618 . 437 . 5321 ext. 1241
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Murphysboro Youth & Recreation Center (John A. Logan College)
1818 Walnut St – Murphysboro – IL 62966 – Ph: 618 . 684 . 8243

New Madrid Central High
310 U.S. Hwy 61 – New Madrid – MO 63869 – Ph: 573 . 688 . 2176

Delta Area EOC (Economic Opportunity Ctr)
420 Virginia Ave – New Madrid – MO 63869 – Ph: 573 . 748 . 2778

WKCTC Adult Learning Center
4810 Alben Barkley Dr – Paducah – KY 42001 – Ph: 270 . 534 . 3451
Check out all Paducah area here

Career Center Park Hills
403 Parkway Dr – Park Hills – MO 63601 – Ph: 573 . 431 . 5191 ext. 1180

Perryville Adult Education
326 College St (old Vo-Tec bldg) – Perryville – MO 63775 – Ph: 573 . 334 . 3669

Poplar Bluff Adult Education Center
2620 North Westwood Blvd – Poplar Bluff – MO 63901 – Ph: 573 . 686 . 2011
Discover all Poplar Bluff area facilities at HiSET Programs in and around Poplar Bluff

Sikeston Adult Education HiSET Classes
733 Greer Ave – Sikeston – MO 63801 – Ph: 573 . 471 . 9469

Three Rivers Community College-Sikeston
1400 S Main St – Sikeston – MO 63801 – Ph: 573 . 472 . 5223

Goodwill-Sainte Genevieve
374 Market St – Sainte Genevieve – MO 63670 – Ph: 573 . 883 . 2003

Shawnee Community College Adult Education
8364 College Rd – Ullin – IL 62992 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292
The school also offers HSE instruction in Ullin, Anna, Cairo, Metropolis, Mounds, and Vienna.

Vienna High (Shawnee Community College)
601 N Firstst St – Vienna – IL 62995 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292

WKEC-Union County Adult Education
4500 US Hwy 60 – West Morganfield – KY 42437 – Ph: 270 . 389 . 9531

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Cape Girardeau area GED (HiSET) test centers

Southeast Missouri State University
1333 Sprigg St – Cape Girardeau – MO 63701 – Ph: 573 . 651 . 2836

Three Rivers-Dexter
515A W Market St – Dexter – MO 63841 – Ph: 573 . 840 . 9667

Regional Office of Education 30 Annex
819 Walnut St – Murphysboro – IL  62966 – Ph: 618 . 684 . 4890

West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Dr – Paducah – KY 42002 –  Ph: 270 . 534 . 3853

Mineral Area College (Arts & Sciences Bldg – R00m C-6)
5270 Flat River Road – Park Hills – MO 63601 – Ph: 573 . 518 . 2202

Three Rivers-Sikeston
1400 S Main St – Sikeston – MO 63801 – Ph: 573 . 472 . 5223

Shawnee Community College
8364 College Rd – Ullin – IL 62992 – Ph: 618 . 634 . 3292

GED/HiSET Essay Topics and Samples

The HSE diploma

The HSE (high school equivalency) diploma will open the doors of colleges and universities and will enable you to have a successful career. Earning this great milestone is really a stepping-stone toward better-paying employment, a fine college education, and a brighter future in general. Check also this post about all U.S. GED-HSE programs and testing sites.

Online testing?

Online testing, regardless of whether it is for GED, TASC, or HiSET, is NOT possible. Quite a few websites try very hard to make you believe something else, but to earn your high school equivalency credential, you really need to come to a state-designated site, and take the tests in person! Documents obtained online are worth less than the paper they’re printed on, and will for sure not be accepted by possible employers or schools. Please don’t waste your money and don’t get fooled by these con sites.

The diploma

So Missouri stopped using the GED exam for high school equivalency testing and introduced the HiSET. The state will, upon successful testing, award the “Missouri Certificate of High School Equivalence”. The HiSET exam is available in English and Spanish (and in French too at specific locations). To find out if you qualify, go to GED (HiSET) testing criteria in Missouri.

Please remember that the GED program allows you to take one test at a time. Prepare for one section, pass that test, and move ahead to the next test. Your scores are valid for the duration of two years from initial registration, a great improvement compared to the old situation. The five HiSET subtests are also available separately if you would prefer that.

*) Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center

Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center offers adults who were not successful in completing their high school degree free preparation classes so they can earn their HSE (high school equivalency) diploma. In Missouri, applicants must take and pass the five tests of the HiSET exam (formerly GED). All classes are provided FREE of charge, including all study materials, but beware, the actual exam is NOT free.

The school has many qualified and dedicated teachers who all are certified in Adult Education & Literacy, and there are very flexible classes offered in mornings, afternoons and evenings to give also very busy adults the chance to earn their HiSET diploma.

The school’s classes are small to ensure personal attention to candidates, and each student will receive an individualized study plan in accordance with his/her level of prior education. The school additionally provides transitions courses to support students after they accomplished their HSE diploma to guide them towards proper employment or to help them with their transition to post-secondary education. at university or college.

In 67 counties, McDonald’s restaurants are encouraging young adults to acquire their GED diplomas and this promotion is funded by the McDonald’s owners. Visitors of McDonald’s restaurants in Central and Southeastern Kentucky will see tray liners with a message that will encourage adults to get their GED credential.

The McDonald’s action is a part of the continuous efforts by Kentucky Adult Education (part of Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education) to boost the educational qualification of the state’s adults. Actually, a few years ago, it was already the ninth consecutive time that McDonald’s restaurant owners joined forces with Kentucky Adult Education to stimulate adult education in Kentucky.

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