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Preparing To Take The GED Test

Welcome to Adult Education (AE)!

If you are ready to make the commitment to finish your high school education through the GED, we are ready for you. We will help you prepare through classes and personalized attention. jim

Our teachers are friendly and helpful.

Has it been a while since you've been in school? That's OK. We will help you start where you left off.

How long will this take? We work in five-week sessions. However, this does not mean you will be done. It all depends on your skill level, attendance and most of all, commitment to your goal. Some students complete the program in two weeks, others may take two years! Don't worry - we will be with you every step of the way!

Classes are available in English or Spanish. Ud. puede assistir clases en Ingles o en Espanol.

If you are 16 or 17, you must bring in your Underage Permission Form signed by the Superintendent of Schools from your last school of attendance before you can participate in our program. These forms are available from the SFCC Testing Center. They are in multiple copies that cannot be faxed or mailed. If you have been homeschooled, a parent/guardian will need to complete the form. A $25 Registration fee covers all of your Adult Education classes for one full semester.

How do I get started?
Orientation for new students is offered several times a semester. Please call for dates and more information.

  1. Take an assessment that will help us evaluate your math and reading skills. Don't worry, everyone has to start somewhere! This will be done in the mandatory orientation session after you register for classes
  2. Meet with an adviser to plan your study and class schedule.
  3. Work with your instructor to help you determine when you are ready to take the Official GED Tests.
  4.  We offer official practice tests to students who are in our classes with a referral from the instructor.

Learn more about taking the official GED test (You will be leaving the AE website and entering the Testing Center's site - to return, use your back button.)

Our mission: SFCC Adult Education develops community by providing free instruction and support to adults and their families in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for success in college, at work, and at home.

For more information, please contact the Adult Education Office, 505-428-1356,

Santa Fe Community College | 6401 Richards Ave. | Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508 | 505-428-1000
Empower Students, Strengthen Community. | Empoderar a los Estudiantes, Fortalecer a la Comunidad.