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HiSet (GED) Preparation

Wish you’d finished high school?  

Want a second chance?  FOR FREE!

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education selected a new high school equivalency test that started January 2014 that replaced the previous test known as the GED.  The new HSE test is called the  HiSET® .  The HiSET® test  lets you demonstrate that you have attained the knowledge equivalent of a high school graduate.  It consists of five subtests that measure your knowledge in five core areas: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.



You must attend both days.  

9:00 am- 3:00 pm

  2019 Dates
  August 26 & 27
*September 9 & 10*
*evening orientation 5pm -8:30pm*
  October 7 8 &
  November 4 & 5
*December 2 & 3*
*evening orientation 5pm -8:30pm*
  2020 Dates
  January 6 & 7
  February 3 & 4
  March 2 & 3
  April 6 & 7
  May 4 & 5


Orientation includes diagnostic testing, goal setting, & personal conference.  Call 573-346-9271 for information & to reserve a seat in orientation.

The Lab Offers……

Individual help in reading, math and writing skills, as well as High School Equivalency Preparation.  

Daytime Classes:     Tuesday, Thursday   10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

Evening Classes:     Wednesday, Thursday   4:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.

Regular lab classes are closed on Mondays & Fridays.  The Lab is closed for July 2019. 


AEL Classes Offer...

Life Skills

  • Making and using a budget
  • Balancing a checkbook
  • Finding goods and services
  • Helping your children in school


Reading Skills

  • Learning to read
  • Using what you read
  • Reading and understanding directions
  • Reading and completing forms and applications
  • Understanding legal documents


Writing Skills 

  • Writing letters and memos
  • Writing reports
  • Summarizing information
  • Writing and developing paragraphs
  • Using correct grammar, punctuation and capitalization


Math Skills

  • Solving problems
  • Understanding graphs and data
  • Using measurements and formulas
  • Using fractions, decimals and percents