• High School Equivalency & Adult Basic Education  


  • We offer a variety of free adult education services for individuals 17 and older.  Classes are individualized.  Students work at their own pace on the skills they need.

    In classes you will:

    • Improve basic reading, writing, and math skills
    • Develop Workforce skills
    • Prepare for the Missouri High School Equivalency Tests (HSE/GED)
    • Prepare for Postsecondary Education
    • Prepare for the WorkKeys and Job Placement tests

    By attending classes you can:

    • Invest in your future
    • Improve your skills
    • Earn your HS diploma/credential
    • Qualify for a better job
    • Prepare for college or a technical school
  • SPRING 2024 Schedule - Spring registration is closed.  Register for summer classes below. 

    Spring classes begin January 3rd and continue until May 16th.  However, new students can begin class every month through the beginning of April.  The last day to register for spring classes is March 29th.  All classes are in-person.  Students must be tested prior to beginning class.  Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding signing up for testing.  Testing is available at various locations throughout St. Louis County and will take two days to complete.    

    Students may sign up online or by calling the AEL office.  Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information. 

High School Equivalency Preparation Class Schedule

  • Accelerated HiSET/GED Prep Class!!

    The accelerated HiSET/GED prep class is designed to offer assistance to individuals with strong reading skills who are motivated to take the HiSET exam or the GED exam.  The accelerated program allows for flexible instructional periods that allow students to earn a high school equivalency in a short amount of time.  The classes prepare students to pass the HiSET exam or the GED exam with individualized instruction and the opportunity to take official practice tests.  In order to enroll in the Accelerated HiSET/GED Prep Class, students need a qualifying score on a reading test.  

    Classes offered at the:

    Community Learning Center
    13157 N. Olive Spur Rd.
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

    Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information regarding class start dates and times.

    Scholarship opportunities to help offset the cost of the HiSET exam or GED exam are available.  All classes are free.

  • SUMMER 2024 Schedule - Click here to register for summer classes!  

    Registration for summer classes is now open.  Summer classes begin July 8th and continue until August 14th.  All students (including former students) must test prior to beginning summer classes.  Testing will be in June at the Community Learning Center and will take two days to complete.  After our office has reviewed your application, a staff member will contact you to sign up for testing.  

    Students may sign up online or by calling the AEL office.  Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information.   

SUMMER 2022 Schedule - Registration available March 1st
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