GED Classes Roanoke, Virginia

This is an overview of all GED® prep classes and testing facilities in the Roanoke region. Virginia is using the computer-based GED exam for high school equivalency (HSE) testing.

The GED test is available online and at state-approved Virginia GED test centers.

HSE testing gives adults did not finish high school the opportunity to earn an equivalent credential.

Testing occurs at a level comparable to that of HS seniors upon graduation.

There are four GED subtests in Literacy, Social Studies, Math, and Science that may be completed one test at a time.

Online GED testing had, until recently, never been possible. You were always required to come to a state-designated test center and sit for the tests in person.

Well, this has changed now with the introduction of the online proctored GED testing option. To learn more, check the information at the bottom of this page.

Roanoke GED prep classes

MMTC – Roanoke (Roanoke Valley – Alleghany Region 5 Adult Education)
4444 Electric Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24018, Phone: 540-613-6943

Virginia Workforce Center
1351 Hershberger Rd, Suite 205, Roanoke, VA 24012, Phone 540-204-9660

Literacy Volunteers (Roanoke Valley)
706 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-265-9339

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Roanoke City Schools (Basic Ad. Education)
250 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-853-2684 x 685

Bethany Hall (Women only)
1109 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-343-4261

Virginia Western Comm. College (Adult Education)
3098 Colonial Ave, Webber Hall, Room 221, Roanoke, VA 24038, Phone 540-857-8922

Roanoke Higher Education Center YouthBuild Program
108 N Jefferson St, Suite 503, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-767-6225
YouthBuild offers training for construction trades. The program is a technical skill and career leadership program for students between ages 16 and 24 who quit high school prematurely. They will get paid while learning both at worksites and in the classroom.

Roanoke City Jail GED Program
324 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-853-2621
Not publicly available

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GED prep classes around Roanoke (cities by alphabet)

Regional Ed. Service Agency (RESA 1)
400 Neville St, Beckley, West Virginia 25801, Ph 304.256.471

Bedford Science and Technology Center (Fast Track GED )
600 Edmund St, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone 540-586-3933

Montgomery County GED Classes
4237 Price’s Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060, Phone: 540-381-6166
You can find all Blacksburg area prep facilities here

TAP Father’s First (SHINE)
1809 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone 540-264-0300

Covington Workforce Ctr
106 N Maple Ave, Covington, VA, 24426, Phone 540-962-0983

Danville Adult Education
141 Goode St, Danville, VA 24541, Phone 434-799-6471
Check out all Danville options here

Highland Belle Altern. Education-GED Program
20 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, VA 24435, Phone: 540-348-6375

Floyd Learning Center (NRCC)
403 Locust Street, Floyd, VA 24091, Phone 540-674-3682

Botetourt County Adult Education
1 West Main St, Fincastle, VA 24090, Phone: 540-473-8263

Glasgow Community Center (SHINE)
1108 Blue Ridge Rd, Glasgow, VA 24555, Phone: 540-258-2509

Goshen Public Library (SHINE)
1124 Virginia Ave, Goshen, VA 24439, Phone: 540-258-2509

Valley Elementary School (SHINE)
98 Panther Dr, Hot Springs, VA 24445, Phone 540-839-5395

Lynchburg Ad. Education Center
1200 Polk Street – Lynchburg – Virginia 24504 – Ph: 434.515.5160
See more Lynchburg area locations here: Lynchburg GED Programs

Lake Christian Ministries ( GED Fast Track)
13157 S Old Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA 24121, Phone 540-297-3214

The Franklin Center
50 Claiborne Ave, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone 540-483-0179

Rocky Mount Workforce Ctr
50 Claiborne Ave, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone 540-204-9660

Franklin County High School (Choices Program)
700 Tanyard Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone 540-483-0221

West Piedmont Regional Adult Education
270 S Main Street, Suite 240, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone 888-433-4255

Burton Center for Arts & Technology
1760 Roanoke Blvd, Bldg B, Room 312, Salem, VA 24153, Phone 540-772-2080

Salem Public Library
28 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153, Phone 540-375-3089

Roanoke Co. Adult Education
1760 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153, Phone 540-562-3422

William Byrd Middle School
2910 Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179, Phone 540-890-1035

Anthony Correctional Facility (Education Center)
Box N-1, HC 70, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986, Phone: 304-536-3911
Not open to the public

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GED testing centers in the Roanoke area

Roanoke Higher Education Center
108 N Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016, Phone 540-767-6161

New River Community College (Mall Location)
782 New River Rd, Ste 400, Christiansburg, VA 24073, Phone 540-674-3620

Jackson River Technical Center
105 East Country Club Lane, Covington, VA 24426, Phone 540-862-1308

Patrick Henry Community College (West Hall 311)
645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112, Phone 276-656-0251

New College Institute GED Testing Center
30 Franklin Street, Martinsville, VA 24112, Phone 276-403-5610

Amelia Pride Ctr GED Test Center
1200-1208 Polk Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504, Phone 434-515-5160

Liberty University Testing Center
1971 University Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA 24515, Phone 434-592-4600

Snowshoe Career Center (TASC)
206 8th Street, Marlinton, WV 24954, Phone 304-799-2509

Introducing online proctored GED testing

In the past, you couldn’t sit for the GED exam via the internet. If you wanted to secure your GED diploma, you always had to present yourself at an official Virginia GED testing facility.

This has now changed. Recently, we saw the launch of a new online GED testing option. Qualifying GED students now have the choice to take the GED test from the comfort of their homes and an online proctor will monitor their testing activities and check if all happens in line with the rules. If you would like to read about this great new development, go to The introduction of the online proctored GED test.

Last Updated on December 17, 2020.

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