This is an overview of GED® prep classes and testing sites in the Sumter area. South Carolina uses the GED exam for high school equivalency (HSE) testing.
GED testing can be done both in an online format and at official South Carolina test facilities.
The HSE program gives persons who did not complete high school the opportunity to get hold of an equivalent diploma.
The GED is fully computerized and has four independent subtests in Math. Literacy, Science, and Social Studies.
You don’t have to complete the four GED subtests or modules in one take. The subtests can be taken separately if you wish.
For information on the newly launched online GED testing option, check the bottom of this page.
Sumter GED prep classes
Sumter County Adult Education
905 N Main St | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 778-6432
Central Carolina Technical College
506 N Guignard Dr | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 778-1961
Trinity Baptist Church (H.Y.P.E. Program – Helping Youth Pursue Excellence)
155 Wall St | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 773-5180
New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (H.Y.P.E. Program)
3249 Hwy 15 S | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 481-4501
North HOPE Center (H.Y.P.E. Program)
904 N Main St | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 436-2691
South HOPE Center (H.Y.P.E. Program)
1125 S Lafayette Dr | Sumter | SC 29150 | Phone: (803) 436-26501
Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center HSE Program
1250 Winkles Rd | Sumter | SC 29153 | Phone: (803) 436-2340
This a non-public program
Prep sites around Sumter (cities by alphabet)
Lee County Adult Ed. Center
123 E College St | Bishopville | SC 29010 | Phone: (803) 484-4040
Lee Correctional Institution GED Program
990 Wisacky Hwy | Bishopville | SC 29010 | Phone: (803) 896-2400
Not available to the public
Camden Career Ctr HSE Classes
205 E Dekalb St | Camden | SC 29020 | Phone: (803) 432-5153
See more Camden prep locations here
Columbia Goodwill Education Center
555 St Andrews Rd | Columbia | SC 29210 | Phone: (803) 476-8230
Check out all Columbia area options here
SC Youth ChalleNGe Academy (at McCrady Training Center)
5471 Leesburg Rd (Bldg 3891) | Eastover | SC 29044 | Phone: (803) 299-4879
214 A Dozier Blvd | Florence | SC 29501 | Phone: (843) 206-2918
For all Florence-region GED courses check out Florence GED Programs
Williamsburg Adult Ed. HSE Classes
500 N Academy St | Kingstree | SC 29556 | Phone: (843) 355-6887
500 N Academy St | Kingstree | SC 29556 | Phone: (843) 354-5708
Telamon YouthBuild is set up to help young adults in Cades, Salters, Greeleyville, Lane, Lake City, and Kingstree. To qualify for this program, applicants need to be between 18 and 24 years of age, not have a high school diploma or GED, meet low-income rules, and score at least a seventh-grade reading level.
Clarendon County Adult Education
3351 Sumter Hwy | Manning | SC 29102 | Phone: (803) 473-2531
Clarendon County Adult Education is located on Central Carolina Technical College’s F.E. DuBose Campus
Althea Gibson Resource Ctr HSE Classes
Commerce St | Manning | SC 29102 | Phone: (803) 433-1300
Turbeville Correctional Institution
1578 Clarence Coker Highway | Turbeville | SC 29162 | Phone: (843) 659.4800
Not open to the public
Wedgefield Baptist Church (H.Y.P.E. Program)
6220 Wedgefield Rd | Wedgefield | SC 29168 | Phone: (803) 494-2933
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Sumter area GED testing centers
Sumter County GED Test Center
905 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150, Phone 803.778.6432
Lee County GED Test Center
123 East College Street, Bishopville, SC 29010, Phone 803.484.4040
Kershaw County GED Test Center
874 Vocational Lane, Camden, SC 29020, Phone 803.425.8980
Poynor Adult Education Center
301 South Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506, Phone 843.664.8152
Williamsburg County GED Test Center
500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, SC 29556, Phone 843.355.6887
F.E. DuBose Career Center
3351 Sumter Highway, Manning, SC 29102, Phone 803.473.2531
Launching the online proctored GED exam
In earlier days, you never had the option to deal with the GED exam via the internet. If you were looking to get hold of your South Carolina high school equivalency (HSE) credential, you had to report personally to a state-designated HSE testing center.
This has now changed, however, with the launch of a new online GED test-taking option. To read all about this development, visit ‘Launching a new online GED option’.
Last Updated on January 20, 2021.