Listed on this page are all GED prep classes and testing sites in the Jackson area. Mississippi uses two options for high school equivalency testing, the GED and HiSET.
The GED end HiSET tests can be taken in an online format and at state-approved Mississippi test facilities.
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The GED® is entirely computer-formatted, while the HiSET® may be taken on paper or on a computer.
The assessments are for students who quit high school prematurely and give them another chance to obtain an equivalent degree.
The GED includes four tests in Science, Social Studies, Math, and Literacy that may be taken separately.
The HiSET exam has five tests (Literacy is split up into separate reading and writing tests) that may also be done separately.
Online HiSET or GED testing was, until quite recently, no option. Test takers needed to show up in person at an official Mississippi HSE test center. Recently, however, that has changed with the arrival of online GED and HiSET testing options. Check below for more information.
Jackson GED Prep Classes
Hinds Community College (Jackson Campus-Academic Technical Center)
3925 Sunset Dr, Jackson, MS 39213, Ph: 601-987-8150
West Jackson Community Development Corporation (West Jackson CDC YouthBuild Program)
1328 Highway 80 W, Jackson, MS 39204, Ph: 601-608-8521
Youthbuild offers GED classes and has partnered with local businesses and medical facilities to provide job training in construction, truck driving, HVAC & plumbing, phlebotomy, certified nursing assistants, forklift operations, and robotics.
Urban League of Jackson
2310 Highway 80 W, Jackson, MS 39204, Ph: 601-714-4600
The Salvation Army Center of Hope
110 Presto Lane, Jackson, MS 38206, Ph: 601-982-1828
Skill UP Mississippi
3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211, Ph: 601-432-6518
Sylvan Learning Jackson
4915 I 55 N, Suite 106A, Jackson, MS 39206, Ph: 769-447-4407
Locations Around Jackson (Cities By Alphabet)
Rankin County Adult Education
135 1/2 S College St, Brandon, MS 39042, Ph: 601-825-5040/5014
GED classes are offered in Brandon, Florence, Flowood, Pearl, and Lakeland
Leake County Career-Tech Center (ECCC)
703 N West St, Carthage, MS 39051, 877-462-3222 ext. 278/387
Mississippi Job Corps Center
400 Harmony Rd, Crystal Springs, MS 39059, Ph: 601-892-3348
Forest/Scott County Career-Technical Center (ECCC)
521 Cleveland St, Forest, MS 39074, Ph: 877-462-3222 ext. 278/387
Holmes Community College Adult Education
1 Hill St, Goodman, MS 39079, Ph: 800-465-6374
NO GED classes in Goodman. HCC offers GED prep classes in Kosciusko, Eupora, Ridgeland, and Yazoo
Pearl River Comm. Coll. Woodall Center
5448 US Hwy 49, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401, Ph: 601.554.5551
See all Hattiesburg area GED courses here -> Hattiesburg GED Programs
Holmes Comm. Coll. Attala Ctr GED Classes
620 West Jefferson St, Kosciusko, MS 39090, Ph: 662-290-0808
Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Simpson County Center
151 Co-Lin Drive, Mendenhall, MS 39114, Ph: 601-849-0155
Meridian Community College (Ralph Young Center for Adult Education)
910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, MS 39307, Ph: 601-484-8796/8798
Discover all Meridian GED prep options <- here
383 S Fourth St, Morton, MS 39117, Ph: 601-732-1800
Hinds Community College – Rankin Campus
3805 US-80, Pearl, MS 39208, Ph: 601-936-1834/1850
Central Mississippi Correctional Facility GED Program
3794 MS-468, Pearl, MS 39208, Ph: 601.932.2880
No public availability
Hinds Community College-Raymond Campus
608 Hinds Blvd, Raymond, MS 39154, Ph: 601-857-3914/3868
Holmes Community College-Ridgeland
412 W Ridgeland Ave, Ridgeland, MS 39157, Ph: 601-605-3433
For the MI-BEST/Pathways program, call (601) 605.3340
Hinds Comm. College Utica Adult Education
34175 Hwy 18, Utica, MS 39175, Ph: 601-885-6062
Hinds Community College (Vicksburg-Warren Campus)
Hwy 27 South, Vicksburg, MS 39180, Ph: 601-629-6873
All Vicksburg area GED prep sites <- are found here
Walnut Grove Correctional Facility GED Program
1650 MS-492, Walnut Grove, MS 39189, Ph: 601-253-2348
Not publicly available
Copiah-Lincoln Comm. Coll.-Wesson Adult Education
1028 J.C. Redd Dr, Wesson, MS 39191, Ph: 601-643-8655
Gateway Community Development Corporation Yazoo County YouthBuild
941 Calhoun Ave, Yazoo City, MS 39194, Ph: 662-746-5650 x 15
Yazoo Teen Center (HCC)
1222 Jackson Ave, Yazoo City, MS 39194, Ph: 662-746-9240
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Online GED, HiSET Test-Taking Options
Until recently, you could not sit for the GED or HiSET exam over the internet. You were always required to come, in person, to an official Mississippi HSE testing site. Well, that is no longer the case.
Now, we witnessed the introduction of online proctored (OP) versions of the HiSET and GED tests. To learn more about the HiSET-At-Home exam, check out: Online HiSET testing, and for online GED testing information, go to The online GED test.Do I need a GED to be a nurse?
Jackson Area GED Testing Centers
From Jackson, Cities by Alphabet
Hinds Community College-New Horizon Campus (GED and HiSET)
1770 Ellis Ave, Jackson, MS 39204, 601-857-3823
Hinds Community College-Jackson Campus (GED and HiSET)
3925 Sunset Dr, Jackson, MS 39213, 601-987-8763
Jones Junior College (HiSET)
3209 Hwy 15, Bay Springs, MS 39422, 601-477-4163
Rankin County School District (GED and HiSET Testing)
135 1/2 South College St, Brandon, MS 39042, 601-825-5040
Holmes Community College-The Attala Center (GED and HiSET)
620 West Jefferson St, Kosciusko, MS 39090, 662-290-0808/605-3338
Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Simpson Country (GED)
151 Co-Lin Drive, Mendenhall, MS 39114, 601-643-8654
Meridian Community College (GED and HiSET)
5501 Old Hwy 80 W, Meridian, MS 39307, 601-484-8796
Hinds Community College (GED and HiSET)
601 Hinds Boulevard, Raymond, MS 39154-1100, 601-857-3823
Holmes Community College-Ridgeland (GED and HiSET)
412 West Ridgeland Ave, Ridgeland, MS 39157, 662-290-0808