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Howard College - Big Spring, Lamesa, San Angelo, SWCID

Adult Education & Literacy / TXCHSE (GED)

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Test Calendar & Fees

Please click the link below for a full list of upcoming testing dates and the fee associated with each type of test.  Tests include: ACT, TXCHSE (GED), SAT, TEAS, TSI, and CLEP testing.

Current Testing Calendar

For More Information: 

Offices:  Warren Center, Room 111
Phone:
(432) 264-5014

Morning Class Evening Class
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112
Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Howard College
Warren Center, Room 112 
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112 
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Howard College
Warren Center, Room 112
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112
 
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112
 


Orientation

Orientation and Registration Dates for Class
Our Orientation dates and times vary.  Please call (432) 264-5014 for the next available orientation date.

NOTE:  Orientation begins at 1:00 PM unless otherwise stated.  Orientation takes 4 hours for skill level testing and orientation.  There will be one 15 minute break. 

Service Area

We service the following counties:  Dawson, Howard, Glasscock, and Martin.
Please call for information on classes in these counties (432) 264-5014.

TXCHSE (GED) Information
To receive a copy of a TXCHSE (GED):

  1. Visit the Certificate of High School Equivalency website.
  2. Click Transcript / GED
  3. Enter Date of Birth and Social Security Number

San Angelo AEL

Adult Education & Literacy

Adult Education & Literacy provides free classes for:

  • GED Test Preparation
  • Transitions (intensive GED preparation)
  • Basic Reading, Writing, & Math
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Citizenship Preparation
  • Career Pathways
  • Financial Literacy
  • Preparation for College Placement Tests
Enrollment Information
If you are interested in enrolling for classes, please click on the links below in the order shown.
  1. Information on Enrollment (PDF)
  2. Online Registration Form

Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

AEL Class Locations

Who to Contact

Donna Massey
AEL Enrollment Coordinator
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Adult Education & Literacy
Academic Building - Room SAA116
Howard College
San Angelo, TX 76905
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3256
Nicole Stevens
AEL Director
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Adult Education & Literacy
Academic Building - Room SAA114
Howard College
San Angelo, TX 76905
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3252
Cheryl Smith
AEL Advisor
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Adult Education & Literacy
Academic Building - Room SAA120
Howard College
San Angelo, TX 76905
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3257
 

San Angelo GED

GED Testing Center

The GED tests are offered year-round. To register and schedule a test date, go to www.ged.com and setup your MyGED account. The website gives you access to study guides, test scores, test tips, testing center locations, test day schedules, and more. If you don’t have access to the internet, call (877) 392-6433.

Candidates must be 18 years of age and hold a valid Texas photo ID such as a driver’s license, which is required before testing. Other acceptable IDs include a military ID, a passport, or any other government issued ID (Texas residency must be proven). Candidates younger than 18 years of age will require special approval from the State of Texas before they can schedule any tests. Details for the process are included on the website www.ged.com.

For help in preparing for the GED tests, refer to the information for Adult Education and Literacy classes (under the San Angelo AEL tab above). 

Testing Coordinator Office Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday - Thursday:  8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday:  10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday:  8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

GED Testing Information

The GED test is administered by computer only. There are four content-areas – 1) Language Arts (155 min.), 2) Math (95 min.), 3) Social Studies (95 min.), and 4) Science (95 min.). The fee for each test is $33.75, which can be paid by-the-test if preferred. The total cost for all tests is $135.00. Costs for retake tests will vary. All payments must be made directly to the GED Testing Service at www.ged.com or (877) 392-6433 by credit card or debit card only. Payment will not be made to Howard College.

Students needing special accommodations for testing must get approval directly from the GED Testing Service at www.ged.com or (877) 392-6433.

GED Transcripts

Grades and transcripts can be requested at www.ged.com once tests have been completed and passed. Or, for those who may have tested previously or perhaps need an additional copy of your transcript, you may also call the San Angelo GED Office at 325-481-8316 and leave a message with your request. The test coordinator will return your call to schedule an appointment for you to pick up your transcript. You will need to bring $2.00 and a valid photo ID.


Who to Contact

Ginger Collins
Testing Coordinator
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San Angelo Campus / Testing Center
Room SS-136
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3405

Hours Office Hours:  Monday to Thursday  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Closed Weekends
Howard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720, 432-264-5100.  For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, visit this link for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area.