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Campus and college services will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, and will return to normal operating hours on Mon., Nov. 27. 

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GED Preparation

General Educational Development, or "GED," is a certificate to prove that the test-taker has high-school level academic skills. The GED certificate includes four online exams reflecting the national Common Core State Standards. The four test subjects are:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

To help you get your GED certificate Shoreline offers Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes.

In order to take the classes you must:

  • Attend an ABE/GED/HS21+  orientation session
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Not be enrolled in a high school
  • If you are an ESL student, pass ESL level 6 or higher

How do I get started?

Visit our office (5205 Foss Building) or call 206-546-4602 to sign up for an ABE/GED Prep/HS 21+ orientation. The 2-hour session includes:

  • General information about GED Preparation and other high school completion options
  • An introduction to what to expect in GED Preparation classes
  • An overview of the GED tests and scoring
  • Completion of your registration paperwork
  • reading and math assessment to determine student skill levels

Class times

Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters

  • Daytime classes meet Monday through Thursday
  • Evening classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. - 8:50 p.m. 

Summer Quarter

  • Classes meet Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Estimated Cost Per Quarter
Tuition $25
+ Parking $45 plus tax

What are options for high school equivalency at Shoreline?

Contact Us
Transitional Programs Office
(GED Prep/HS21+/ESL)
5205 Foss Building
16101 Greenwood Ave. N
Shoreline, WA  98133
Hours
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
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