GED Classes Yuba City, California

This is an overview of GED® class locations and testing sites in the Yuba City area.

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

HSE testing gives persons who never completed high school one more shot at earning an equivalent diploma.

All three options measure knowledge at the level that may be expected of graduating high school students.

The GED has four individual subtests in Literacy, Social Studies, Math, and Science that must be dealt with in maximally two years.

The HiSET and the TASC exams include five tests as the literacy part has a test on writing and one on reading. These tests cannot be taken separately.

HiSET and TASC are offered on-paper and on-computer. The GED is entirely computerized.

Online HSE testing is NOT offered. You must report to an official California HSE testing center and sit for the tests in person.

Yuba City GED prep facilities

California GED Practice Tests

Sutter County Free Library
750 Forbes Ave, Yuba City, CA 95991, Phone: (530) 822-7272 ext. 72

Sutter County One Stop 
950 Tharp Rd, Suite 1000, Yuba City, CA 95992, Phone: (530) 822-5120

Sutter County Adult Education
256 Wilbur Avenue, Yuba City, CA 95992, Phone: (530) 822-5120

Bartelt Tutoring Service
950 Tharp Rd (Suite 1200-B), Yuba City, CA 95993, Phone: (530) 751-0625

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Locations around Yuba City (cities in alphabetical order)

Placer Adult School GED Classes
390 Finley St – Auburn – CA 95603 – Phone: (530) 885-8585
More Auburn facilities can be found here

Leaves of Learning
10087 La Porte Rd, Challenge, CA 95925, Phone: (530) 675-3000

Chico Unified School District
290 East Avenue, Chico, CA 95926, Phone: (530) 895-4182

CORE Butte CBHS Center
260 Cohasset Rd, Ste 120, Chico, CA 95926, Phone: (916) 657-5216

Four Winds Indian Education Center
2345 Fair St (Portable #5), Chico, CA 95928, Phone: (530) 895-4212

Colusa County Literacy Council
738 Market Street, Colusa, CA 95932, Phone: (530) 458-0373

Colusa COE Adult Education 
345 Fifth Street, Suite D, Colusa, CA 95932, Phone: (530) 478-0350

Colusa County One-Stop
144 – 146 Market Street, Colusa, CA 95932, Phone: (530) 458-0326

Nevada Union Adult School
11761 Ridge Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95945, Phone: (530) 477-1225
See more Grass Valley options in this post

John Muir Charter School – Gridley Learning Center
1556 State Hwy 99, Gridley, CA 95948, Phone: (530) 846-1134 (Alternative HS track)

Gridley Adult School
581 B Jackson Street, Gridley, CA 95948, Phone: (530) 846-6721

Live Oak Adult Education HSE Program
2207 Pennington Road, Live Oak, CA 95953, Phone: (530) 695-5430

YouthBuild – Habitat for Humanity Yuba/Sutter
202 D Street, Marysville, CA 95901, Phone: (530) 742-2727

Yuba County Career Preparation Charter
1104 E St, Marysville, CA 95901, Phone: (530) 749-4000

Yuba County One Stop
1114 Yuba St, Marysville, CA 95901, Phone: (530) 749-4850

Orland Adult Literacy
333 Mill Street, Orland, CA 95963, Phone: (530) 865-1642

Oroville Adult Education
2750 Mitchell Avenue, Oroville, CA 95966, Phone: (530) 538-5350

Butte Community College
3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA 95965, Phone:(530) 895-0516

Education Express
805 Elliott Road, Paradise, CA 95969, Phone: (530) 344-1396

CORE Butte Paradise Center
5665 Scottwood Road, Paradise, CA 95969, Phone: (916) 657-5216

Plumas Co. Literacy HSE Program
445 Jackson Street – Quincy – California 95971 – Phone: (530) 283-6413

Red Bluff Ad. Education HSE Classes
1135 Lincoln St – Red Bluff – California 96080 – Phone: (530) 527-5811
Find all Redding area HSE programs here: Redding area GED Classes

Elk Grove Community & Adult Education HSE Program
8401 B Gerber Road – Sacramento – CA 95828 – Phone: (916) 686-7717
See all HSE prep facilities in and around Sacramento here: Sacramento region GED prep locations

Sutter UHSD
2665 Acacia Street – Sutter, CA 95982 – Phone: (530) 822-5161

Glenn County Literacy Projects – Willows Public Library 
201 N Lassen Street, Willows, CA 95988, Phone: (530) 934-6906

Glenn County Literacy Projects
451 S Villa Avenue, Willows, CA 95988, Phone: (530) 934-6906

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Yuba City area testing sites

Placer Adult School HSE testing
390 Finley St – Auburn – CA 95603 – Phone: (530) 885 . 8585

Chico UDS – Office of Alternative Education
290 East Ave – Room 20 – Chico – CA 95926 – Phone: (530) 895 . 4182

Sunrise Technical Ctr (San Juan USD)
7322 Sunrise Blvd – Citrus Heights – CA 95610 – Phone: (916) 971.7654

Yuba County Career Preparation Charter
1104 E St – Marysville – CA 95901 – Phone: (530) 749 . 4000

Oroville Adult Education HiSET
2750 Mitchell Avenue, Oroville, CA 95966, Phone: (530) 538 . 5350

Butte College
3536 Butte Campus Dr – Oroville – CA 95965 – Phone: (530) 895 . 0516

Fremont Adult Ed. Center HSE testing
2420 N St – Sacramento – CA 95816 – Phone: (916) 277 . 6620

GED vs. TASC and HiSET

The HSE diploma

The HSE (high school equivalency) program is especially for those adults who never finished high school and don’t hold a secondary education degree. The certificate that is awarded to successful HSE test takers is accepted as the equivalency of a standard high school diploma by practically all U.S. and Canadian employers, government agencies, and schools of higher education.

The HSE diploma indicates that you possess knowledge and master skills at the same level as graduating high school students. Holding the HSE credential will lead to better-paying jobs and qualifies for continued education in college or university.

Again, be aware that the HSE exam is not available over the internet, and you must show up personally at an official test center. In California, successful students will receive the California High School Equivalency Certificate.

Lower GED passing score

The four GED (General Education Development) testing fields are Math, Science, Social Studies, and Literacy. At the beginning of 2016, the GED passing score was adjusted. It went down from 150 to 145 points per individual test, and all details are available on our news pages. You may also be interested in our free GED practice tests.

GED-HiSET-TASC passing score

The latest (2014) edition of the GED examination has a passing scale that runs from 100 – 200. You are (since early 2016) required to score no less than 145 points on each individual test, so your total score cannot be less than 580 points. Averaging is not possible.

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) and TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) are scored differently. On the HiSET students must attain at least 8 out of 20 points (on each test), score at least 2 points (out of a possible 6) on their essay, and have a total score of at least 45 points. The TASC requires a 500 score on each of the five subject tests (out of a possible 800), and no less than 2 for the essay part.

Is the HSE exam offered online?

No, there is not an online option to earn your HSE diploma. Though the new GED exam is entirely ‘digitalized’, you must appear at one of California’s designated GED testing sites and take the tests (one at a time, if you wish-only the GED!) in person. More and more websites try to make you think something different, but don’t get robbed by these con artists who only want to steal your dollars. The documents they issue have no value whatsoever and will not be accepted by colleges and employers!

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