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GED Preparation

SVC offers GED Preparation to students interested in studying for the GED exam through individualized and classroom support. The GED exam is administered on the computer and students need to have strong academic skills and knowledge in the areas of reading, writing, math, computer technology, social studies, and science in order to pass the exam.​​

Over 21 years of age - Individuals who have not earned a high school diploma or equivalency credential can take classes that will prepare them to take the GED (General Education Development) exam.

Between 16–19 - Individuals must provide a high school release form (obtainable from a high school in the area were you currently live), or if homeschooled, a notarized statement of homeschooling. For more information, please visit the GED Testing page.

Learning Options Include

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
  • Beginning to advanced
  • Day or Evening
  • Computer Skills for English Language Learners

How to Register for Classes

Enrollment is ongoing. Classes are open entry / open exit, but usually fill early in the quarter. Follow these steps to get started: ​

  1. Contact the location you wish to attend to get the current entrance assessment schedule. You do not need an appointment, availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  2. Bring a check or money order in the amount of $25.00 to the entrance assessment appointment to pay your tuition fee.
  3. Meet with an advisor to select your classes. ​

Schedule - Assessment Test & Classes

Updated each quarter - dates, times, and locations of the entrance assessment and class offerings are available by contacting the Mount Vernon or Whidbey Island campus. Assistance is available in English and Spanish. ​


We offer day and evening classes at a cost of only $25 per quarter! A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Contact Us

Mount Vernon Campus

Katherine Shannon

Whidbey Island Campus

Jennifer Lawson