GED Classes Redding, California

This is an overview of GED® class locations and testing facilities in the greater Redding area.

California uses three options for HSE (high school equivalency) testing, the GED, TASC, and HiSET exams.

HSE testing gives individuals who never graduated high school the chance to obtain an equivalent degree.

The HiSET and TASC are available on-paper and on-computer while the GED is offered exclusively on a computer.

All three options measure academic proficiency at a level that compares to that of graduating HS seniors.

The GED exam has four subtests (modules) in Literacy, Social Studies, Math, and Science that must be completed within two years.

TASC and HiSET include five subtests (separate writing and reading tests) that cannot be taken separately.

Online HSE testing is NOT possible but online preparation is fine so benefit from these free practice tests for your GED, TASC, or HiSET exam.

Redding HSE prep locations

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Shasta College Community Education HSE Program
1400 Market Street (Suite 8204), Redding, CA 96001, Phone: 530-339-3662

Shasta Learning Center
590 Mary Street, Building 7, Redding, CA 96001, Phone: 530-245-2626

Shasta Adult School HSE Classes 
2200 Eureka Way, Redding, CA 96001, Phone: 530-245-2626

Redding Public Library (Shasta Literacy Program)
100 Parkview Avenue, Redding, CA 96001, Phone: 530-245-7237

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Locations around Redding and in N. California (cities by alphabet)

Altura Adult Education
212 W 3rd Street, Alturas, CA 96101, Phone: 530-233-7103

Anderson Adult School
20083 Olinda Road, Anderson, CA 96007, Phone: 530-365-3334 (x 4300)

Bridgeville Community Center
38717 Kneeland Road, Bridgeville, CA 95526, Phone: 707-777-1775

Shasta College Intermountain College
37581 Mountain View Road, Burney, CA 96013, Phone: 530-339-3662

Corning Adult School HSE Classes
250 E Fig Lane, Corning, CA 96021, Phone: 530-824-7414

Round Valley Indian Tribes Adult Education
P.O. Box 448, Covelo, CA 95428, 707-983-6194

Del Norte County Library
1080 Mason Mall, Suite 9, Crescent City, CA 95531, Phone: 707-464-7072
More Crescent City GED prep locations can be found here

Dunsmuir Adult Education
5805 High School Way, Dunsmuir, CA 96025, Phone: 530-235-4835

Scott River Adult School
450 Campus Way, Etna, CA 96027, Phone: 530-467-5279

Eureka Adult Education HSE Classes
2500 Cypress Avenue, Eureka, CA 95503, Phone: 707-441-2448
See all Eureka region prep sites on this page

Mountain Valley Adult Education
231 Oak Avenue, Hayfork, CA 96041, Phone: 530-628-5265

Lakeview Adult Education
357 N L Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630, Ph: 541.947.4880

Plumas County Literacy Program
445 Jackson Street, Quincy, CA 95971, Phone: 530-283-6413

Red Bluff Adult Education Program
1135 Lincoln Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080, Phone: 530-527-5811

Shasta College Tehama Campus
770 Diamond Avenue, Red Bluff, CA 96080, Phone: 530-339-3662

Tehama County Department of Education (Adult Education Program) *)
900 Palm Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080, Phone: 530-527-7055

Red Bluff Parole HSE Program
22835 Antelope Boulevard, Red Bluff, CA 95080, Phone: 530-529-7700 x 225

Lassen County Adult School
1000 Main Street, Susanville, CA 96130, Phone: 530-257-4653

High Desert State Prison HSE Program
475-750 Rice Canyon Road, Susanville, CA 96127, Phone: 530-251-5100
This GED program is not available to the general public

Shasta College Trinity Campus
30 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville, CA 96093, Phone: 530-339-3662

Trinity Adult School
200 Memorial Drive, Weaverville, CA 96093, Phone: 530-623-2541

STEP Program
190 Boles Street, Weed, CA 96094, Phone: 530-938-3231

Sutter County Adult Education Center
256 Wilbur Ave – Yuba City – California 95992 – Ph: 530.822-5120
See all Yuba City area HSE programs at GED Classes in and around Yuba City

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Redding area HSE testing centers

Shasta Learning Center
590 Mary Street, Building 7, Redding, CA 96001, Phone: 530-245-2626

Modoc County Office of Education
212 West 3rd Street, Alturas, California 96101, Phone: 530-233-7103

Alternative Education Office-Chico UDS GED testing
290 East Avenue (Room 20), Chico, California 95926, Phone: 530- 895-418

College of the Redwoods-Eureka
7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka, CA 95501, Phone: 707-476-4106

College Of The Redwoods-Mendocino
1211 Del Mar Drive, Fort Bragg, CA 95437, Phone: 707-962-2603

Tehama County Adult Education Center
900 Palm Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080, Phone: 530-527-7055

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For who is the GED?

The GED program is set up for individuals who did not finish high school and gives them one more possibility to obtain a similar diploma of equivalent value. After passing the GED exam you will be given a diploma that is recognized as equivalent to a normal high school diploma and is accepted nationwide by employers and institutions of higher education.

No online HSE testing

The GED exam is done on a computer, but test-taking can only be done at an official testing center, the GED (or HiSET or TASC) exam is NOT available online, and websites with different information are fraudulent.

GED alternatives TASC and HiSET

Besides the new GED exam, California also provides two alternative testing programs for its residents, the TASC, and the HiSET examinations. These two alternatives offer besides computer-based tests also paper-based testing and will also lead to the High School Equivalency Diploma.

Eligibility requirements

Today, the HSE program serves adults from all walks of life, helping numerous adults each year to attain personal goals, get better jobs, and start a college education. Applicants must be residents of California, be at least 18 yrs. or older (or be within 60 days of their 18th birthday), not be enrolled in another school program, and not already hold a secondary education degree. Exceptions exist for 17-year olds, so please seek advice from your nearest test center.

*) Red Bluff Adult Education Center

HSE testing is now also possible in Red Bluff. Tehama County’s Department of Education indicated that the Adult Education Center in Red Bluff is now a designated testing site where applicants can take the four GED or the five TASC or HiSET subtests. Students can take one GED test at a time if they wish, and scores count for two years from their initial registration. This does not count for the HiSET and TASC Holding the HSE diploma allows for a college education or get better-paying jobs and career change.

The HSE diploma is seen as equivalent to a high school diploma. If you want more information, you can contact Red Bluff’s Adult Education Center at 530-527-7055.

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