This is an overview of all offered GED® prep classes in the Idaho Falls region. Idaho uses the computerized GED exam for HSE (High School Equivalency) testing purposes.
The GED exam is available at certified GED test centers and in an online format.
HSE testing provides persons who didn’t graduate high school with the chance to secure an equivalent degree.
The GED measures knowledge at a similar level as what may be expected of students after four years of high school.
The GED contains four independent subtests in math, literacy, science, and social studies that can be dealt with one at a time.
Until recently, GED testing could only be done at state-approved testing centers, there was no online GED testing option. But now, with the introduction of a new, online, proctored option, that has changed.
Idaho Falls GED prep locations
College of Eastern Idaho Adult Basic Education – Idaho Falls
1600 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404, Ph: 208.535.5386
The Adult Learning Center is located on the CEI campus, Room 340, and GED classes are offered at no charge.
Applicants must be 16 years old, no longer enrolled in a school program. Those who are younger than 18 must produce an Age Waiver signed by their last school.
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Job Corps @ College of Eastern Idaho
1600 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404, Ph: 208.535.5389
Job Corps is also available at the College of Eastern Idaho. This is a non-residential program that offers qualifying applicants the same academic education and career training as those living on a Job Corps campus. Qualifying students must be in the 16-24 age range, meet the program’s income qualifications, and have educational barriers to employment.
Community Council of Idaho
1349 S Holmes Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83404, Phone: 208-524-0980
The Haven (Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership)
2480 S Yellowstone Highway, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, Phone: 208-523-6413
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Locations around Idaho Falls (cities by alphabet)
Idaho State University (American Falls Outreach Ctr)
827 Fort Hall Avenue – Rooms 5 & 6 – American Falls – ID 83211 – Ph: 208.226.1009
Community Council of Idaho
745 W Bridge Street – Suite H – Blackfoot – Idaho 83221 – Ph: 208.785.6390
Idaho State University (Blackfoot Outreach Ctr)
625 W Pacific Street – Suite 9 – Blackfoot – ID 83221 – Ph: 208.785.1848
Community Council of Idaho
317 Happy Day Blvd – Caldwell – ID 83607 – Ph: 208.454.1652
Challis Public Library (CEI)
6th & Main Streets – Challis – ID 83226 – Ph: 208.535.5386
Driggs GED Classes (CEI)
1420 Highway 33 – Suites 106 & 107 – Driggs – ID 83422 – Ph: 208.535.5386
College of Southern Idaho (North Side Ctr)
202 14th Avenue East – Gooding – Idaho 83330 – Ph: 208.934.8678
College of Southern Idaho (Blaine Co. Ctr)
1050 Fox Acres Road – Hailey – Idaho 83333 – Ph: 208.788.2033
La Alianza Multicultural Center
1050 Fox Acres Road – Suite 201 – Hailey – ID 83333 – Ph: 208.578.5408
Central Wyoming College-Jackson Center for the Arts
240 S Glenwood Street – Suite 123 – Jackson – Wyoming 83001 – Ph: 307.855.2189
College of Southern Idaho-Jerome (Heritage Academy)
500 S Lincoln Avenue – Jerome – ID 83338 – Ph: 208.732.6534
Logan SD GED Classes
101 W Center Street – Logan, Utah 84321 – Phone: 435.755.2300
See all Logan area locations here: Logan GED Classes
Mackay Public Library (CEI)
320 Capitol Avenue – Mackay – ID 83251 – Ph: 208.535.5386
Bear Lake County Library (ISU)
138 N 6th Street – Montpelier – ID 83254 – Ph: 208.847.1664
Mountain Home Library (CWI)
790 North 10th Street E – Mountain Home – Idaho 83647 – Ph: 208.562.2040
Larsen-Sant Public Library (ISU)
109 S 1st Street East – Preston – ID 83263 – Ph: 208.852.0175
College of Eastern Idaho (Rexburg Center)
343 East 4th North – Rexburg – Idaho 83440 – Ph: 208.535.5386
College of Eastern Idaho offers free ABE (Adult Basic Education) for adult learners and GED prep classes so they can transition to college, university, or training school, and improve their employment options. ABE classes will boost the educational competencies of non-English speakers adults, and out-of-school youth in the school’s (nine-county) S.E. Idaho service area.
GED preparation classes get applicants all set to take the GED exam comfortably. and prepare students also for the college-entrance COMPASS test. Qualifying applicants are over 16 years old, not enrolled in some other school program, and have no secondary degree. students under 18 must provide an Age Waiver from the school they last attended as well as parental consent.
Eastern Idaho Community Action (Salmon Outreach Office)
955 Riverfront Drive – Suite A – Salmon – ID 83467 – Ph: 208.756.3999
Online test-taking option
In the past, taking the GED exam was only available at state-approved testing sites. GED testing could simply not be done online. To earn your Georgia GED credential, you needed to report, in person, to one of Idaho’s official GED test centers.
But now, a new online option to sit for the GED test was introduced and all has changed. If you take the GED exam online, a proctor will help you and check if everything happens in line with the regulations. To learn more, go to ‘New Online GED Testing Option’.
Idaho Falls area GED testing centers
College of Eastern Idaho (Building 1, Room 25)
1600 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404, Phone 208.535.5438
Jackson Center for the Arts-CWC (Room 305, HiSET)
240 South Glenwood, Jackson, WY 83001, Phone 307.200.6154
Idaho State University (Gravely Hall, Rm 351)
1001 South 8th Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho 83209, Phone: 208.282.4506
Lemhi County Economic Development Association
803 Monroe Street, Salmon, Idaho 83467, Phone: 208.756.1567
Last Updated on July 25, 2021.