Posted here are all GED® prep class locations and testing sites in the Dallas, Texas, region.
Texas uses multiple options for high school equivalency (HSE) testing, the GED, TASC, and HiSET exams.
HSE testing is for persons who did not graduate from high school and gives them the chance to obtain an equivalent diploma.
The GED exam has four subtests in these fields: Language, Math, Science, and Social Studies.
TASC and HiSET exams have one extra test because the section literacy has separate writing and reading subtests.
The GED subtests can be taken separately within a 2-year time frame. The TASC and HiSET subtests may also be dealt with individually.
The GED exam is fully computer-based while the TASC and HiSET are offered in both paper- and computer-based formats.
Passing the Texas HSE exam will result in far better job options and doors of colleges and universities will open up.
Dallas HSE prep classes (by ZIP)
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library *)
1515 Young Street (5th Fl), Dallas, TX 75201, 214-670-1400/214-671-8291
El Centro College Downtown
801 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202, 214-860-2226
Avance-Dallas Social Service & Welfare Organizations
2816 Swiss Ave, Dallas TX 75204, 214-887-9907 x 115
Dallas ISD James W. Fannin School Adult Education
4800 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75204, 972-925-3700
Aberg Center for Literacy (Garrett Hall-St. Matthew’s Cathedral, East Dallas)
5100 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, 214-826-6501
North Oak Cliff Library
302 W 10th St, Dallas, TX 75208, 214-670-7552
Calumet Community Ctr
321 Calumet Ave, Dallas, TX 75211, 214-467-1966
Dallas W. Branch Library
2332 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, TX 75212, 214-670-6445
English and Spanish
El Centro College West Campus
3330 N Hampton Rd, Dallas, TX 75212, 214-860-2226
Vickery Meadow Learning Ctr
1018 Gallagher St, Dallas, TX 75212, 214-265-5057
Wesley-Rankin Community Ctr
3100 Crossman Ave, Dallas, TX 75212, 214-742-6674
El Centro College Bill J Priest Campus
1402 Corinth St, Dallas, TX 75215, 214-860-2226
Dallas ISD HSE Classes
3701 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX, 75215, 972-925-4580
Dallas ISD Arcadia Park Annex Adult Education
911 N Morocco Ave, Dallas, TX 75215, 972-925-3700
Cornerstone Crossroads Academy
2815 S Ervay St, Dallas, TX 75215, 214-426-3282
Park South YMCA
2500 Romine Ave, Dallas, TX 75215, 214-421-5301
Greater Dallas Urban League
4315 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, 214-915-4600
Cummings Recreation Center (For Oak Cliff)
2976 Cummings St, Dallas, TX 75216, 214-730-0081
For Oak Cliff is a cultural organization serving the South Oak Cliff Community. All of the organization’s activities are related to Education, Community Building, and Advocacy. The organization is working to increase the number of GED prep sites in the community.
Eastfield College Pleasant Grove Campus Continuing Education
802 S Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75217, 972-860-7113
Lochwood Branch Library
11221 Lochwood Blvd, Dallas, TX 75218, 214-671-8291
Bachman Head Start Center
3641 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220, 214-357-5782
New Beginnings Christian Academy Dallas Campus
10333 Denton Dr, Ste 2, Dallas, TX 75220, 214-352-8080
Bachman Lake Branch Library-Dallas Public Library
9480 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75220, 214-670-6376
(English and Spanish)
Literacy Instruction For Texas (LIFT)
1610 S Malcolm X Blvd, Suite 320, Dallas, TX 75226, 214-824-2000
AM Brooks Head Start Center
6502 Military Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75227, 214-275-2050
Dallas Baptist Association Literacy Ministries
8001 East R.L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75228, 214-324-2803
Texas Workforce Commission Town Market Center
3402 N Buckner Blvd, Suite 308, Dallas, TX 75228, 972-925-3700
3402 N Buckner Blvd, Ste 302, Dallas, TX 75228, 214-821-6380 x 393
Primera Iglesia Bautista Mexicana
10010 Betty Jane Ln, Dallas, TX 75229, 214-350-9051
TheTurn-Around Agenda Outreach Center
7125 S Polk St, Suite 1, Dallas, TX 75232, 972-228-0872
Texas Workforce Commission Southwest
7330 S Westmoreland Rd, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75237, 972-925-3700
Holy Cross Catholic Church
4910 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75241, 214-375-0133
Richland College Adult Education
12800 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX 75243, 972-238-6008
Catholic Charities of Dallas
9451 LBJ Freeway, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75243, 972-246-6041
East Dallas Head Start Center HSE Program
4220 Junius St, Dallas, TX 75246, 214-824-2525
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Locations around Dallas (cities by alphabet)
East Arlington Library HSE Classes
1624 New York Ave, Arlington, Texas 76010, 817.275.3321
All Arlington GED prep sites are listed here: Arlington area GED Programs
Community Learning Ctr
1820 Pearl St, Bldg C, Carrollton, TX 75006, 972-925-3700
Grimes Education Center HSE Program
1745 Hutton Dr, Carrollton, TX 75006, 972-968-5600
R.L. Turner High School (Brookhaven College)
1600 S Josey Ln, Carrollton, Texas 75006, 972-860-4600
Cedar Hill ISD Adult Education
1203 S Clark Rd, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, 972-291-1581 x 406
Huntington Learning Center Coppell
817 South MacArthur, Coppell, TX 75019, 972-745-4343
Navarro College Corsicana Campus
3200 W 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75110, 903-874-6501
Strickland Middle School HSE Classes
324 Windsor Drive, Denton, Texas 76209, 940.369.4200
For all Denton area locations check out: Denton GED Prep Sites
Ennis High School (Navarro College Adult Education Program)
2301 Ensign Rd, Ennis, TX 75119, 903-875-7464
The Avenue Church
906 S Kaufman St, Ennis, TX 75119, 972-921-1769
13801 Hutton Dr, Ste 150, Farmers Branch, TX 75234, 972-446-2100
Brookhaven College Workforce and Continuing Education
3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, TX 75244, 972-860-4600
Tarrant County College HSE Classes
4701 East Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76103, 817.515.2986
Here you can find all Fort Worth area GED programs: Fort Worth GED Courses
W. Garland Head Start Center HSE Program
3709 W Walnut St, Garland, TX 75042, 972-485-1140
Richland College-Garland Campus
675 W Walnut St, Garland, TX 75040, 214-360-1201
First Baptist Church
801 W Ave D, Garland, TX 75040, 972-276-7194
1800 Eastgate Dr, Garland, TX 75041, 800-481-9606
Garland One-Stop Career Center
217 N 10th St, Garland, TX 75040, 972-276-8361
Bah Career Training Ctr GED Classes
2433 Goldfinch Ln, Garland, TX 75042, 972-272-5820
Grand Prairie Main Library
901 Conover Dr, Grand Prairie, TX 75051, 972.237.5700
See all Grand Prairie locations here: GED programs in the Arlington area
Greenville Adult Learning Center
4030 Wesley St, Greenville, TX 75401, 903-454-2312
Hope Center of Greenville HSE Classes
2615 Crockett St, Greenville, TX 75401, 214.532.1109
North Lake College-Central Campus
5001 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038, 972-273-3363
North Lake College-South Campus
1081 W Shady Grove Rd, Irving, TX 75060, 972-273-3363
Irving.net Adult Education
820 N O’Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75061, 972-925-3700
Crockett Middle School
2431 Hancock St, Irving, TX 75061, 972-313-4700
Calvary Church-HSE Education
4401 N Hwy 161, Irving, Texas 75038, 972-261-1919
Debes Creer En Ti (HSE classes in Spanish)
500 N O’Connor Rd (Ste B), Irving, Texas 75061, 972-871-8285
Kaufman High School Library (Navarro College)
3205 S Houston St, Kaufman, TX 75142, 903-875-7464
Cedar Valley College Adult Education
3030 N Dallas Ave, Room 108, Lancaster, Texas 75134, 972-860-2995
Lancaster ISD (SEEC Building)
1201 N Dallas Ave, Lancaster, TX 75146, 972-218-1656
Lewisville Adult Education DeLay Middle School
2103 Savage Ln, Lewisville, TX 75057, 469-713-5997
Lewisville ISD Campus Support Services
701 Charles St, Lewisville, TX 75057, 469-713-5997
Eastfield College Adult Education
3737 Motley Dr, Mesquite, TX 75150, 972-860-7113
Jerry R. Junkins Head Start Center HSE Classes
650 Lee St, Mesquite, TX 75149, 972-502-2400
Navarro College Midlothian Campus
899 Mount Zion Rd, Midlothian, TX 76065, 903-875-7464
Franklin County Public Library
100 Main St, Mount Vernon, TX 75457, 903-537-4916
For Oak Cliff (Cummings Recreation Ctr.)
2976 Cummings Street, Dallas-Oak Cliff, TX 75216, 214.730.0081
Plano ISD HSEClasses
1300 19th Street, Plano, Texas 75074, Phone: 469.752.2250
See all Plano region GED course here: Plano GED Programs
Rowlett Public Library
3900 Main Street – Rowlett – Texas 75088 – Phone: 972-412-6161
Wings Community Education
301 N Rockwall St, Terrell, TX 75160, 972-551-6663 ext. 215
Waxahachie Adult Education
411 N Gibson St, Waxahachie, TX 75165, 972-923-4631
Navarro College Waxahachie
1900 John Arden Dr, Waxahachie, TX 75165, 903-875-7464
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Dallas area HSE test centers
Bill J. Priest Institution
1402 Corinth St, Dallas, TX 75215, 214-860-5792
Mountain View College
4849 W Illinois Ave, Dallas, TX 75211, 214-860-8778
Dallas Public Library HSE testing
1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201, 214-670-1400
Carrollton – Farmers Branch ISD
1820 Pearl St, Building C, Carrollton, TX 75006, 972-968-5675
Cedar Hill Valley College
207 N Cannady Drive, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, 972-860-7800
Garland High School
310 S Garland Ave, Garland, TX 75040, 972-494-8994
Grand Prairie ISD
2602 S Beltline Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, 972-237-5454
3205 S Houston St, Kaufman, TX 75142, 972-932-2811
Cedar Valley College
3030 North Dallas Avenue, Lancaster, TX 75134, 972-860-2995
701 S Charles St, Lewisville, TX 75057, 469-713-5997
600 Second St, Waxahachie, TX 75165, 972-921-1181
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The GED exam consists of four tests that assess a candidate’s knowledge of literacy, social studies, science, and math. Getting ready for these tests can be quite overwhelming thus it is important to enroll into a GED class, take up an online course like available at no cost on this website, or get the books that will help you get ready for the tests. For eligibility criteria visit HSE Testing in Texas.
Effective GED preparation normally requires motivation, perseverance, and planning. Bear in mind that the GED, TASC, and HiSET exams are not offered online. If a website offers the HSE exam (or the diploma) via the internet, you know that the site is false. The Texas HSE exam will have to be taken by you personally at a designated HSE test center. The TASC and HiSET exams contain separate reading and writing tests, so five overall.
How to get started
For starters, it is important to make sure you identify the subjects you will feel you can score the highest marks and start studying this area first. Studies have shown that if you start out with an enjoyable and successful experience, your brain will be prepared and you will feel more motivated to tackle the other difficult subject areas. Your career possibilities will be much better when you pass the Texas HSE test.
Your school district board may offer options to learn for the GED exam and any student of any age may qualify as long as you meet the minimum age and other requirements. Contact one of the locations listed in the directory above by phone or email. Check out also local job fairs and business or education events and once you’ve completed your GED diploma, you also qualify for a college education.
Many schools offer financial aid so what could hold you back to register for their academic education and training. Many family support agencies additionally offer ESL and GED courses so donate some time to learning and get ready for a more human and brighter future. You deserve it! Check also our GED news pages and this post that links to all U.S. GED schools and prep locations.
GED and career
Earning your GED diploma gives you access to limitless job opportunities/choices. Most universities and colleges accept the GED diploma just like a high school diploma meaning that it can really help you out when it comes to giving you a great career that will help change your life for the better.
The GED is exclusively available on a computer while the TASC and HiSET can be done both on a computer or in a paper-and-pencil format. So sign up with MyGED (on the website GED.com) and check out the main content to learn all about GED testing, what you can de as an employee to be more successful and map out your route towards a better life and more financial security. Online learning can be a great help for students who are good at studying independently but to sit for the HiSET, GED, or TASC exam, you must report to an official Texas testing facility. Online testing is not possible. Special arrangements and accommodations are available to those who need that.
GED passing score
The GED passing score was adjusted from 150 to 145 on each sub-test. Read the full article here. Scores are measured on a scale from 100 to 200. Below Passing: 100-144; Passing Score (HS equivalency): 145-164; College-Ready Score: 165-174; and College-Ready + College Credit Score: 175-200. HiSET and TASC exams come with their own scoring methods.
The GED – what’s new
In the United States, we see approximately 40 million men and women who do not hold a high school diploma. Completing the GED (General Education Development) examination will open up doors to colleges and universities, and strengthen the chances for higher income and better careers.
Revamping the GED exam was absolutely needed to make sure the test came in line again with university requirements and industry practices. The GED test has now a computer-formatted system and is far better directed towards educating skills and knowledge required by employers. Students now become better prepared to perform in the modern-day employment market.
No longer are there so many multiple-choice questions, the GED exam is more essay-based. This way test takers will become better ready to follow courses at universities and colleges successfully. The GED exam allows you to take one module/test when you are ready to do so, no need to prepare for everything at the same time. Your test results will be valid for a period of two years!
Can I take the Texas HSE exam online?
No. Although the GED exam became “digitalized”, you still must come to an official HSE test site to sit for the GED, TASC, or HiSET exam in person. Online information of a different nature is fraudulent. Online registration has become easier, and now students can see their scores right after taking the exam, in the former paper-based situation they needed to sit idle for two or three weeks before they knew they passed or not.
*) Dallas Public Library
In Dallas, 25 percent of all adults didn’t complete their high school education, and the Dallas Public Library contributes to changing this and has opened a brand new HSE testing site in the Library’s main downtown facility. This is actually the first HSE testing center inside a Texas library.
The Library’s new testing site is located on the 3rd floor of the Dallas Library building and should help a lot of people earn their secondary education degree which will lead to better jobs, higher pay, and allows for a college education. The Dallas Library HSE testing center has a capacity of 3,000 GED test-takers every year and the library could be created through a donation of $100,000 by gas provider Atmos Energy. The new Dallas Library HSE test center has been open now for a couple of years.
High School Equivalency classes available at these libraries:
Skyline Branch, Bachman Lake Branch (in Spanish), Dallas West Branch (in Spanish), Forest Green Branch, Grauwyler Park Branch, Hampton-Illinois Branch (in cooperation Wilkinson Center, call 214-821-6380 ext. 390),
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library (3rd floor), Lochwood Branch, Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch (in cooperation with Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. Comm. Outreach Ctr, call 214-536-9699),
North Oak Cliff Branch, Pleasant Grove Branch Library (in cooperation with Wilkinson Center, call 214-821-6380 ext. 390), and Polk-Wisdom (in cooperation with Wilkinson Center, call 214-821-6380 ext. 390).