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

Adult Basic Education / 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, GED, SAT, TEAS, TSI, and CLEP testing.

Current Testing Calendar & Fees

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 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Howard College 
Warren Center, Room 112 
Wednesday 5:30 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 are as follows:

  • November 18
  • January 20
  • February 10
  • February 24
  • March 31
  • April 14
  • April 28

NOTE:  Orientation begins at 1:00 and takes approximately 4 hours to complete. 

Service Area

We also service the following counties:  Martin, Reagan, Scurry, Nolan, Glasscock, and Mitchell.
Please call for information on classes in these counties (432) 264-5014.

San Angelo ABE

Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education provides free classes for:

  • GED Preparation
  • Basic Reading, Writing, & Math
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Citizenship Preparation
To enroll in a class, please call the ABE office at (325) 481-8324 for the next orientation date and enrollment information.

Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday:  7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday: Closed

Class Schedule

GED Preparation - Adult Basic Education
Day Class: Monday-Thursday – 8:00-4:30
Evening Class: Monday and Tuesday – 6:00-9:00

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Day Class: Monday-Thursday – 8:00-12:00
Evening Class: Monday and Tuesday – 6:00-9:00

NOTE:  If you are unable to come to the classroom, ask about the Distance Learning classes available as an alternative. It will require that you have access to a computer and an internet connection.

ABE Class Locations

Who to Contact

Donna Massey
ABE Enrollment Coordinator
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Adult Basic Education
1100 MLK Blvd.
(Ministerial Alliance Building)
San Angelo, TX 76903
(325) 481-8324
Mike Hemmeter
ABE Director
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Adult Basic Education
1100 MLK Blvd.
(Ministerial Alliance Building)
San Angelo, TX 76903
(325) 481-8324

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 Basic Education classes (under the San Angelo ABE tab above). 

Office Hours

  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:15 PM at St. John's Testing Center, Room 3002 (testing begins at 8:30)
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 2:15 PM at St. John's Testing Center, Room 3002 (testing begins at 9:00)
  • Thursday:  8:30 AM - 1:00 PM at Howard College (WTTC), Room C102
  • Monday and Friday: Closed
  • GED testing is held at the St. John’s Campus, Room 3002, at 2018 Pulliam. Students must park only in the Student Parking area at the rear of the building. Upon entering the building, take the elevator to the 3rd floor.
  • The GED Office is located at Howard College San Angelo at the West Texas Training Center, 3501 North US Highway 67, Room C102. Availability of GED personnel is dependent on the exam schedule. An appointment may be necessary to consult with a test administrator.

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. A GED test administrator 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

Twyla Tasker
Chief GED Examiner
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San Angelo Campus / GED Office
Room C102 - WTTC
(325) 481-8316 (WTTC)
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3416 (St. John's)

Larisa Elliott
GED Test Administrator
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San Angelo Campus / GED Office
Room C102 - WTTC
(325) 481-8316 (WTTC)
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3416 (St. John's)