GED Classes Scottsdale, Arizona

This post lists all GED prep locations and testing sites in the Scottsdale region. Arizona offers the GED® exam for its high school equivalency (HSE) testing program.

The GED test can also be taken online by students who attain scores in the “green” zone on the official GED Ready® practice test. Read more below.

HSE testing offers persons who never finished high school the chance to acquire an equivalent degree.

GED testing takes place at a comparable level as what graduating high school students must know.

The GED exam contains four independent subtests in these subject fields: literacy, math, social studies, and science.

You have the freedom to take one (or more) of the subtests at a time.

Students who want to earn their HSE diploma in Arizona must also pass the Arizona Civics Test.

Scottsdale GED prep locations

Rio Salado Comm. College-Scottsdale Adult Learning Center
1170 N 86th Way, Suite 112, Scottsdale, AZ 85281, Ph: (480) 941-5166/384-9620

Scottsdale Education Center
9151 E Bell Rd 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Ph: (480) 538-0828
Scottsdale Education Center (SEC) has a GED preparation program that is developed to teach students the basic competencies required to successfully take the GED (General Educational Development) exam. Via this program, applicants will attain the much-needed confidence and education to take the exam reassured.

Requirements in Arizona

The school is committed to supporting you to get a better job or go on with your academic education by acquiring your Arizona HSE (high school equivalency) diploma. SEC’s GED program focuses on the GED exam’s content, and also on general testing strategies that will make it easier for you to pass the computerized GED exam.

Students must first come to an assessment session to determine their level of education and skills, so gaps in their knowledge can be addressed. Scottsdale Education Center’s GED program is well-structured and helps candidates in their current problematic areas. The school’s instructors are trained to teach in an easy to understand, and effective way.

Salt River Schools ABE/GED Program
1663 N Longmore Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, Ph: (480) 362-2130

Locations around Scottsdale (cities by alphabet)

Free Arizona GED Practice test

Chandler/Gilbert Comm. College-GED Classes
2626 East Pecos Road, Chandler, AZ 85225, Ph: (480) 732-7317
See all Chandler and surroundings GED programs here: Chandler GED Classes

Central Arizona College-GED Adult Education
8470 N. Overfield Rd, Coolidge, AZ 85128, Ph: (520) 494-5960

Mesa Comm. College Downtown Ctr.
145 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201, Ph: (480) 461-6220
For all Mesa prep locations click here

Rio Salado Community Coll. Ann Ott Learning Center
619 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85007, Ph: (480) 377.4050/384-9620
Discover all Phoenix area GED programs here: Phoenix GED Classes

Rio Salado Comm. College-GED Program
2323 West 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281, Ph: (480) 384-9620

Rio Salado College East Valley
3320 S Price Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282, Ph: (480) 377-4150/384-9620

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Goodwill of Central Arizona
805 E Guadalupe, Tempe, AZ 85283, Ph: (480) 838-1233
Goodwill of Central Arizona was set up in 1947, and it is one of the more than 160 Goodwill organizations in North America and other
countries worldwide. Goodwill of Central Arizona includes Yuma, Maricopa, Gila, La Paz, Gila, and parts of Pinal and Yavapai Counties.

The organization is one of the largest and oldest non-profit agencies in Arizona, and it is controlled and governed by a Board of Directors that are all volunteers. It is Goodwill’s commitment to “Put People to Work”, and the agency accomplishes its commitment via education, job training, and other career services for individuals with various disabilities.

Goodwill operates the programs from 20 locations in central Arizona and has almost 50 retail stores in the area. Goodwill is accepting community donations of household goods, furniture, clothing, and so on and the central Arizona agency alone has over one million donors every year.

More than 90 percent of Goodwill’s revenue from the stores is funneled back into the local communities to help Arizonans get work and/or get further educated. Goodwill is a self-sufficient agency and raising practically all of its own funding.

Tumbleweed Learning Center
101 E 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, Ph: (480) 966-8972 / (877) 966-8972

ACYR Tempe (North Tempe Multi-Generational Center)
715 W 5th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, Ph: (602) 561-4775 (personal number)

Rio Salado Online
1819 S Dobson Rd, Ste. 214, Mesa, AZ 85202, Ph: (480) 517-8540
For registration, call 480-377-4150. There’s a $175 fee for which you have access to the RioLearn Online Program for 14 weeks. In case you did not complete the classwork in that period, you can re-enroll for $125.

Free online Arizona GED prep course

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Introduction of the online GED exam

Taking the four GED subtests online is now also possible in an online format. In the past, students were required to appear at an official Arizona GED test center in person if they wished to earn their Arizona GED diplomas.

Now, that has now changed as the GED test became available online as well. An online proctor guides you through the entire process and will see if you do it all in line with the regulations. Learn more here: introducing the online proctored GED exam.

Scottsdale area GED test centers

Salt River GED Testing Center
1663 N Longmore Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, (480) 362.2154

Mesa Community College
1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85202, (480) 461.7480

Mesa Community College
7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207, (480) 654.7811

Rio Salado College Downtown
619 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007, (480) 377.4050
See all the options on our Phoenix page

Rio Salado College-Southern
3320 South Price Road, Tempe, AZ 85282, (480) 377.4160

Rio Salado College-Tempe
2323 W 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281, (480) 517.8560


Last Updated on June 4, 2021.

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