GED Classes Grand Rapids, Michigan

Last Updated on April 11, 2024.

This page lists all GED prep sites and testing centers in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, region. Michigan is using two options for high school equivalency testing, the GED and HiSET exams.

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Both tests are offered in an online format and at state-designated test centers. Check below to read more about online HiSET and GED testing.

The assessments give adults who quit high school before graduating one more shot at obtaining an equivalent degree.

Testing takes place at a level that compares to that of graduating HS seniors.

The GED® exam has four subject tests in

  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Language Arts

These sub-exams may be taken one (or more) at a time and in the order you want.

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The HiSET® exam includes individual Reading and Writing tests, so five overall that can also be taken separately.

The HiSET exam is available on paper and on a computer, whereas the GED is offered exclusively in a computer-based format.

To read all about Michigan qualification requirements, HiSET or GED passing scores, or testing fees, visit GED Testing In Michigan.

Grand Rapids GED Prep Locations (by ZIP)

Heartside Ministry Education Programs
54 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616 . 235 . 7211

Hispanic Center of West Michigan
1204 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616 . 309 . 7653

Mel Trotter Ministries GED Classes
225 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616 . 454 . 8249

Hispanic Center of West Michigan (Spanish GED Classes)
1204 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616 . 742 . 0200

Kent County Correctional Facility GED Program
703 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616 . 406 . 9491
No public availability

Steepletown Neighborhood Services GED Lab
827/829 Bridge St NW, Steepletown Ctr, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, 616 . 451 . 4215 x 143

Beckwith School (Kent Intermediate School District)
2405 Leonard St NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505, 616 . 819 . 2734

Jubilee Jobs (Baxter Community Center)
935 Baxter St SE, 3rd Fl, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, 616 . 246 . 0573
Please use the Bemis Street entrance.

Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center
110 Hall St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 243 . 6877

Alpha Women’s Center
1725 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 742 . 0242 or 616 . 459 . 9955
The center has committed and trained mentors who prepare moms for Michigan’s HSE (High School Equivalency) exam. By the time they are ready, Alpha will pay for their first attempt at passing one of the HSE subject tests. Participants must buy a manual provided by Alpha.

HSE classes meet on Tuesday mornings or evenings and are for moms with small children who live in at-risk environments. You can visit Alpha to apply for HSE instruction, and all applicants must take a pre-test to determine if they qualify for the program. Alpha also has a Men’s program. Please call for details.

Alpha Men’s Center
1725 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 742 . 0242 or 616 . 459 . 9955

YouthBuild Grand Rapids
1530 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 254 . 7739

Restorers Inc.
1413 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 243 . 1984

Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids
50 Antoine St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49507, 616 . 364 . 2000
Covenant House Academy provides education to students ages 16-22 who are looking to complete their high school diploma education in a structured, self-paced, and safe learning environment.

Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
3777 Sparks Dr, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, 616 . 451 . 8800 ext. 1240

Sylvan Grand Rapids
3910 Burton St SE, Suite 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, 616 . 552 . 8153/8179

Streams of Hope-Kentwood (Sparta Area Schools)
280 60th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548, 616 . 887 . 7321

Locations around Grand Rapids (Cities by Alphabet)

Allegan County Alternative High School GED Classes
550 5th St, Allegan, Michigan 49010, 269 . 673 . 5433 x 3054

Belding Adult Education
755 Orchard Street, Belding, MI 48809, 616 . 794 . 4602/4607

Michigan Works! West Central
14330 Northland Drive, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307, 231 – 796 – 0049
Check here for more -> Big Rapids GED prep sites

Central Montcalm Learning Ctr (@St. Mary’s Catholic Church)
404 N Division St, Carson City, MI 48811, 989 . 831 . 2402

Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs (Sparta Area Schools)
6 North 1st St, Cedar Springs, MI 49319, 616 . 887 . 7321

Red Hawk Elementary (Sparta Area Schools)
204 E. Muskegon St, Room 38, Cedar Springs, MI 49319, 616 . 887 . 7321

York Creek Community Center (Sparta Area Schools)
3999 Alpenhorn Dr NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321, 616 . 887 . 7321

Fennville Middle School GED Instruction
5 Memorial Dr, Fennville, Michigan 49408, 269 . 561 . 2343
GED classes are in the north wing of the Fennville middle school building

Fremont Adult Education (Quest Educational Programs)
350 West Cedar St, Fremont, MI 49412, 231 . 924 . 0470

Fruitport Adult Education
3255 East Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, MI 49415, 231 . 865 . 4130

Grand Haven Central High School
106 S 6th St, Grand Haven, MI 49417, 616 . 494 . 8803

READ Ottawa
P.O. Box 429, Grand Haven, MI 49417, 616 . 843 . 1470
READ Ottawa provides tutoring for GED students at various locations, including Herrick District Library, Howard Miller Public Library, Loutit District Library, and Spring Lake District Library. Please call for details.

Sylvan Grandville
4330 44th St SW, Suite 101, Grandville, MI 49418, 616 . 552 . 8160

Community Action Hastings Center GED Classes
220 South Market Street, Hastings, MI 49058, 269 . 986 . 4149

Michigan Works! GED Prep Classes
136 East State Street, Hastings, MI 49058, 616 . 649 . 9850

Hastings High School (Hastings Public Schools)
520 West South Street, Hastings, MI 49058, 269 . 948 . 4400

Zeeland/Holland Adult Education (Midtown Center)
96 West 15th St, Holland, MI 49463, 616 . 494 . 8803/3416

Ottawa County Michigan Works! Holland Service Center
121 Clover St, Holland, MI 49423, 616 . 396 . 2154

Thompson M-TEC
6364 136th Ave, Holland, MI 49424, 616 . 494 . 8803/3416

Latin Americans United For Progress (LAUP) The Lift Zone-Spanish GED Classes
430 W 17th St, Holland, MI 49423, 616 . 888 . 7225
The Lift Zone is a cooperation between LAUP and Comcast that offers free WiFi hotspots to Latin American families. Here, they can access the Internet in a safe place to study online, research job opportunities, and get online healthcare information and public assistance.

Sylvan Holland
217 East 24th St, Holland, MI 49423, 616 . 552 . 8160

Ionia Literacy Council (@MichiganWorks!)
301 W Main St, Ionia, MI 48846, 616 . 389 . 8529

Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility Calvin Prison Initiative (CPI)
1728 Bluewater Hwy, Ionia, MI 48846, 616 . 527 . 3100
Not open to the public

Kalamazoo Literacy Council (ExpressWays 2 Success )
420 East Alcott St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001, 269 . 849 . 9396
See all Kalamazoo area locations here -> Kalamazoo Area GED Classes

Lansing SD GED Classes (@Eva L. Evans Welcome Ctr)
2400 Pattengill Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48910, 517 . 755 . 1290/4040
All Lansing area GED programs are listed at Lansing Area GED Classes

Alpha Family Center of Lowell (Sparta Area Schools)
519 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331, 616 . 887 . 7321

Orchard View Comm. Education GED Program
2900 East Apple Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442, 231 . 760 . 1948
Check out all Muskegon area GED prep locations <- here

West-Central Michigan Works!
9075 Mason Dr, Newaygo, Michigan 49337, 231 . 924 . 3230

Rockford Adult Education (@River Valley Academy)
350 N Main St NE, Rockford, MI 49341, 616 . 863 . 6324

Sylvan Rockford
6840 Northway Dr NE, Suite B, Rockford, MI 49341, 616 . 433 . 2078

Sparta Community Education
475 W Spartan Dr, Sparta, MI 49345, 616 . 887 . 7321

Central Montcalm Learning Center
710 N State St, Stanton, MI 48888, 989 . 831 . 2402

Wyoming Community Education (Kent ISD)
3600 Byron Center Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49519, 616 . 530 . 7500

HiSET and GED Online Testing Options

Until recently, the GED and HiSET exams could not be taken online, but now, that has all changed. You can read more about the online HiSET-At-Home test <- here, and more details about online GED testing are found here: ‘The online GED exam.’

Grand Rapids Area GED Testing Centers

Kent ISD (GED, Beckwith Adult Education Ctr)
2405 Leonard Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, Phone 616.819.3259

From here, cities by alphabet

Allegan Public Schools GED Testing
550 Fifth Street, Allegan, MI 49010, Phone 269.673.5431

Fruitport Adult Ed. GED Test Center
3255 E Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, MI 49415, Phone 231.865.4130

Grand Haven Public Schools GED Testing
106 S 6th Street, Grand Haven, MI 49417, Phone 616.850.6880

Montcalm Community College (Ash TLC Building, GED)
1325 Yellow Jacket Drive, Greenville, MI 48838, Phone 989.328.1012

West Michigan Works! Barry County (GED)
136 East State Street (Suite A), Hastings, MI 49058, Phone 616.649.9850

Thompson M-TEC GED Testing
6364 136th Avenue, Holland, MI 49424, Phone 616.738.8935

Holland Area Employment & Training (GED)
12331 James Street, Suite 130, Holland, MI 49424, Phone 616.355.3326

ACSET/West Michigan Works!
603 West Adams Street, Ionia, MI 48846, Phone 616.648.9145

Kalamazoo Adult Education (Rm 330-334, GED or HiSET)
714 S Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Phone 269.337.0422
To see all test locations, check out our Kalamazoo page

Muskegon Education Ctr GED Testing
571 E Apple Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442, Phone 231.760.1953

Michigan Works-Fremont (GED Test Center)
9075 S Mason Drive, Newaygo, MI 49337, Phone 231.924.3230

Montcalm Community College (Doser Building, Room 318, HiSET)
2800 College Drive SW, Sidney, MI 48885, Phone 989.328.1266

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