GED Classes Corona, California

On this page, you can find all GED® prep facilities and testing locations in the Corona region.

California is using multiple options for High School Equivalency (HSE) testing, the GED, TASC, and HiSET.

The HSE test gives persons who did not graduate high school one more option to obtain an equivalent degree.

The GED has four independent subtests (modules) in Math, Science, Social Studies, and Literacy. You have two years to complete all four GED subtests.

TASC and HiSET include five tests (separate reading and writing tests) that can also be taken separately.

Online HSE testing is NOT possible. Personal appearance at a California test center is required.

The GED exam is fully computer-based. HiSET and TASC testing can be done both on a computer and on paper.

Corona GED prep locations

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Corona Public Library (Read Now HSE Program)
650 South Main St | Corona | CA 92882 | Phone: (951) 279.3789

Corona-Norco School for Adult Education *)
300 Buena Vista Ave | Corona | CA 92882 |  Phone: (951) 736.3325

Riverside Comm. Coll. (Young@Heart HSE Program)
152 East 6th St | Corona | CA 92879 | Phone: (951) 328.3811

Pacific Times Healthcare College
623 N Main St |  Ste 5 | Corona | CA 92880 | Phone: (951) 734.1601
Affordable (sometimes even free) evening and weekend GED classes. You can get your GED diploma in three months!

Corona Come Back Kids Program 
3785 Neece St | Corona | CA 92879 | Phone: (877) 726.3225

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Locations around Corona (cities by alphabet)

Coachella Valley Adult Ed. HSE Instruction
1099 Orchard Ave | Coachella | CA 92236 | Phone: (760) 398.6302

Hemet Adult Education
26866 San Jacinto St | Hemet | CA 92545 | Phone: (951) 765.5190

Jurupa Adult Ed. HSE Program
4041 Pacific Ave | Jurupa Valley | CA 92509 | Phone: (951) 222.7739

Valley Ad. School HSE Program
520 Chaney Ave | Lake Elsinore | CA 92530 | Phone: (951) 253.7093

Head Start GED Program (Casa Blanca) **) 
7680 Casa Blanca St | Riverside, CA 92504 – Phone: 951 – 688 – 3043

Riverside Adult Ed. HSE Classes
6735 Magnolia Ave | Riverside | CA 92506 | Phone: (951) 788.7185
Check out all Riverside area classes here: Riverside GED programs

San Bernardino Adult Ed. HSE Classes
1200 N E St | San Bernardino | CA 92405 | Phone: (909) 388.6000 (ext. 266)
All San Bernardino area HSE prep locations are available here: San Bernardino GED Classes

Santa Ana Adult Learning Ctr HSE Instruction
1601 East Chestnut Ave | Santa Ana | CA 92701 | Phone: (714) 558.5501
Find all Santa Ana area programs here: Santa Ana GED Prep Courses

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Testing centers in the Corona area

Corona-Norco Ad. School HSE testing
300 Buena Vista Ave | Corona | CA 92882 | Phone: (951) 736.3325

Riverside Adult & Alternative Ed. HSE testing
6735 Magnolia Ave | Riverside | CA 92506 |  Phone: (951) 788.7185

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The GED – for who is it?

The  GED (General Education Development) exam is intended for grownups who never finished high school, and who want to take a second shot at getting a comparable diploma. The certificate that you will receive once you successfully completed the California GED test is accepted all over the country as equivalent to a high school diploma by state and federal official institutions, business employers and colleges.

Is there online GED-HiSET-TASC testing?

There is NO online option to take the GED exam, and also the alternatives TASC and HiSET are NOT offered via the internet. There is no other option than to arrive personally at a state-designated testing center. There are many internet sites that want you to believe something else, but these con artists are only after your dollars. Their documents will not be accepted anywhere and have no value. Please beware and don’t get robbed! There is NO high school equivalency testing possibility.

TASC and HiSET alternatives

The GED exam, like the TASC and HiSET, checks fundamental competencies that students learn in high school, and the subjects addressed in GED preparation classes include math, science, language arts (writing and reading), and social studies.

The TASC and HiSET are cheaper than the GED and offer the tests in both paper and computer formats whereas the new GED set of four tests is only available on a computer. The TASC and the HiSET exams include five testing fields as the language section is separated into two tests on writing and reading.

Prepare well

GED prep classes provide students with continuous test preparation and assessment and help them pass the GED battery of four tests. Students receive individually designed lessons to get used to the new way of measuring their proficiency. The GED exam questions that are more challenging because the test is aligned to the Common Core Standards. They require students to show how they got an answer, not just find the correct one. A great help is also this website’s free video lessons and practice tests!

Computer-based testing

So instead of multiple-choice bubbles in a paper booklet, the new GED test is done on a computer. It has blank spaces to type in, essay passages to drag and drop, and graphs to click on. But just as before, the GED exam allows you to demonstrate that you have the knowledge and skills at a graduating high school student’ level.

Once you have acquired your GED certificate,  you will have far better chances to secure a well-paying job, you can boost your career, go to college, and simply organize a brighter future. A GED diploma basically proves that you have an academic background and the diploma is considered by the department of education to be equivalent to a traditional high school diploma. The majority of employers and schools in the country accept a GED as a valid diploma and will offer jobs or the opportunity to pursue a higher diploma for those with good scores.

Higher Learning Options

The High School Equivalency Diploma (GED/TASC/HiSET) gives you the chance to continue your academic education. Check out these institutions of higher education in Corona:
La Sierra University (1305 Corona Pointe Ct, Corona, CA 92879, 951-272-6300)
HIS University (1245 W 6th St, Corona, CA 92882, 951-372-8080)
San Joaquin Valley College (4160 Temescal Canyon Rd, Ste 309, Corona, CA 92883, 951-893-6400)
ITT Technical Institute – Corona Campus (4160 Temescal Canyon Rd, Ste 100, Corona, CA 92883, 951-277-5400)
Pacific Times Healthcare College (623 N Main St, Ste 5, Corona, CA 92880, 951-734-1601)
Advance Beauty Techs Academy (2191 Sampson Ave, Ste 105, Corona, CA 92879, 951-817-2560)
Central California School of Continuing Education (271 Ott St, Corona, CA 92882, 951-549-0693)
American Truck Driving School (107 N Joy St, Corona, CA 92879, 951-277-9013)

Options around Corona

Norco College (2001 3rd St, Norco, CA 92860, 951-372-7000)
American Career College (3299 Horseless Carriage Rd, Ste C, Norco, CA 92860, 951-739-0788)
University of Riverside (11840 Pierce St, Ste 200, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-637-0100)
La Sierra University (4500 Riverwalk Pkwy, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-785-2000)
Mission Career College (3975 Jackson St, Ste 300, Riverside, CA 92503, 951-688-7411)
American College of Healthcare (11801 Pierce St, Ste 100, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-729-5320)
American Health College (1299 Galleria At Tyler, Ste 5529, Riverside, CA 92503, 951-729-5320)
North-West College-Riverside (4550 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-324-4157)
Chaffey College (5897 College Park Ave, Chino, CA 91710, 909-652-8000)
National University (1299 Galleria At Tyler, Riverside, CA 92503, 951-343-3880)
Best American Healthcare University (10685 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-637-8332)
California Baptist University (8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504, 951-689-5771)
Thomas Nelson (4500 Riverwalk Pkwy, Riverside, CA 92505, 951-785-2051)
Santiago Canyon College Anaheim (101 S Chaparral Ct, Anaheim, CA 92808, 714-628-5900)

*) Corona-Norco Adult School

Corona-Norco Adult School (CNAS) was founded in 1948 and provides educational classes for all adults wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills to get a better life. The school has committed and qualified instructors who believe in working through strong relationships with applicants to support them in reaching their objectives.

The school’s teachers realize that adult learners face unique circumstances and they offer study programs in a way that students can get educated to their full potential. The school is a part of the Corona-Norco Unified School District and can be found in the western portion of Riverside County (some 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles).

Riverside County is a rapidly developing community and has currently around 2 million residents. The school has a quality reputation that is well-valued by the multicultural and multi-lingual Riverside County community.

**) Casa Blanca Home Of The Neighborly Service

Riverside County’s Casa Blanca Home Of The Neighborly Service offers several educational programs to Casa Blanca residents including a preschool, Head Start, GED tutoring, after school and parenting classes. The agency’s hours of operation are Monday through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, and from 1″00 to 5:00 p.m.

The agency programs are for children, youth in general, at-risk youth, parents, and older adults, and are offered free of charge. For more information, or to register for one of the organization’s programs you can visit the Casa Blanca Center, or call: 951-688-3043.

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