GED Classes Jackson, Mississippi

Last Updated on April 11, 2024.

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.

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.

Some students prefer to learn with a class at a physical site listed on this page. Other students may prepare with a good online GED prep course.

This website offers GED online classes for free and practice tests to help you decide if an online course fits you well, and if it does, you can continue with Onsego’s Online GED Prep Course, a program that GED Testing Service awards the predicate “100% aligned with the GED test.”

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The GED includes four tests measuring a candidate’s academic proficiency in these subjects:

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • English Language Literacy

These modular sub-exams may be taken separately and in any desired order.

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.

Go to The GED Test In Mississippi to learn about GED passing scores, qualification criteria, or testing fees.

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
  • 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
  • Lakeland

Canton High School Equivalency Program
GED classes by Canton Public School District are at the old Canton Elementary School
Call Canton Public School District for details: 601-859-4110

Leake County Vocational Center
703 N West Street, Carthage, MS 39051, Ph: 1-877-462-3222 x 278/387
GED classes provided by East Central Community College

Mississippi Job Corps Center
400 Harmony Rd, Crystal Springs, MS 39059, Ph: 601-892-3348

Team HOYAS Community Center (CURES Program)
15379 N Jackson St, Durant, MS 39063, Ph: 662-235-1570 or 662-653-0838
CURES (Center for Urban Revitalization through Entrepreneur Sustainability) is offering GED classes for disconnected students who are at risk of leaving high school prematurely.

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
  • 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 Area GED Programs

Holmes Comm. Coll. Attala Ctr GED Classes
620 West Jefferson St, Kosciusko, MS 39090, Ph: 662-290-0808
For MI-BEST/Pathways, call (601) 605.3340

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 area GED prep options <- here

Morton Excel
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

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: 601-885-6062/7147

Hinds Community College (Vicksburg-Warren Campus)
Hwy 27 South, Vicksburg, MS 39180, Ph: 601-629-6873/6886
Hinds Community  College provides GED classes on the school’s campuses in

  • Vicksburg
  • Jackson
  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Utica

WIN Job Center
1625 Monroe St, Vicksburg, MS 39180, Ph: 601-638-1452 or 601-619-2841
Classes provided by Hinds Community College

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

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 saw 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.

Jackson Area GED Testing Centers

Hinds Community College-New Horizon Campus (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

The following cities by alphabet

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

ECCC Integrated Technology Training Center (GED)
377 Industrial Rd, Suite A, Choctaw, MS 39350, 601-389-0832

Holmes Community College-The Attala Center (GED and HiSET)
620 West Jefferson St, Kosciusko, MS 39090, 662-290-0808

Copiah-Lincoln Community College-Simpson Country (GED)
151 Co-Lin Drive, Mendenhall, MS 39114, 601-849-0155

Meridian Community College (GED and HiSET)
5501 Old Hwy 80 W, Meridian, MS 39307, 601-484-8796/8797

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, 662-605.3338

Hinds Comm. College (GED and HiSET Testing)
689 Highway 27 S, Vicksburg, MS 39180, 601-629-6859

Copiah Lincoln Comm. College (GED and HiSET Testing)
1028 JC Redd Drive, Wesson, MS 39191, 601-643-8655

Yazoo Co. YES (Youth Empowered to Succeed) GED testing
110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite B, Yazoo City, MS 39194, 662-763-5054

GED and HiSET Scoring

The purpose of the GED HiSET tests is to help individuals who haven’t finished their high school education. The HSE (high school equivalency) exam allows people to earn the necessary credentials to continue their academic education at a college or technical school and improve their options in the employment market.

After passing one of the two HSE exams, you will be awarded the Mississippi HSE diploma, which opens the doors toward a college education and will surely lead to improved employment chances.

The GED subtests are measured on a scale from 100 to 200 scale, and the passing score is 145 for each test. Averaging is not possible. The GED subtests (or modules) may take one at a time. The HiSET is also modular.

GED passing score: 145 (out of 200). HS equivalent score: 145-165. College-ready score: 165-175, and a score in the 175-200 range will also result in extra college credits.

HiSET passing score: 8 (out of a possible 20). Overall HiSET score (5 tests): at least 45. Essay minimum score: 2 (out of a possible 6).

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