Can I get my GED paid for?

The cost of the exam is $140.00

Some training programs may offer financial assistance to help pay for the test fee.

See all the training programs in our area Services/Programs

Do you offer GED prep classes?

Yes! We have various community partners that are offering FREE GED prep classes. Complete the questionnaire form and someone will contact you to get you started.

Where can I find a GED testing site?

Great question!

GED testing center is located at Shasta College. Click here for more information: View Link>

What topics are on the GED?

There are 4 subjects:

Social Studies, Science, Reasoning and Math

Don’t worry, if you’re worried about passing a subject, we can offer FREE GED preparation!

Am I eligible to take the GED test?

If you are a resident of California and are an adult 18+, you are eligible

Be sure to complete the questionnaire so we can get you started!

What if I don’t have transportation?

Guess what, we can provide you with a bus pass! If a bus does not come to where you are, don’t worry. There are other options as well.

Where do I go for diploma or GED/HiSET completion?


Anderson Adult School (HS Diploma)

5250 W Anderson Dr., Anderson, CA 96007

(530) 365 – 3334


CYHBA (California Heritage Youth Build Academy) (HS Diploma & GED)

8544 Airport Rd., Redding, CA 96002

(530) 378-5254


Shasta Adult School (HS Diploma, GED & HiSET)

590 Mary St., Redding, CA 96001

(530) 245 – 2626


Shasta  College (Redding Public Library) (GED)

1100 Parkview Avenue, Redding, CA 96001

(530) 242 – 7760


Smart Business Resource Center (GED & HiSET)

1201 Placer Street, Redding, CA 96001

(530) 246-7911



Red Bluff  Joint Union High School District Adult Education Program (HS Diploma)

1050 Kimball Rd., Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 529-8766


Tehama eLearning Academy  (HS Diploma)

724 Main Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-0188


Corning Adult School (HS Diploma &GED)

250 E. Fig Ln., Corning, CA 96021

(530) 824-7414



Trinity Alps Adult Education Program (HS Diploma)

321 Victory Ln., Weaverville, CA 95660

(530) 623-6127 Ext. 2009


Trinity County Office of Education Adult Education Program (GED Testing Service Only)

201 Memorial Dr., Weaverville, CA 96093

(530) 623-2861


Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District Adult Education Program (HS Diploma & GED)

680 Van Duzen Rd., Mad River, CA 95526

(707) 574-6237




Where can I get child care?

Department of Social Services/CalWORKs (Eligibility based program)

To see  if you qualify, click here Eligibility Requirements>

(530) 225 – 5000

Shasta College  CARE Program (Eligibility based program)

To see if  you qualify, click here Eligibility Criteria>

(530) 242 – 7540




What’s the difference between the HiSET and GED?


  • Nationally recognized
  • Online test administered in Certified testing center
  • $140.00 test fee
  • $15.00 to retake failed section
  • For more information, Click Here>


  • Recognized in 20 states (including California)
  • Paper/Pencil test
  • $100.00 test fee
  • Two free retakes
  • For more information, Click Here>
What states accept the HiSET?

The HiSET is accepted in all states.

Does the military accept HiSET or GED?

Always talk to a recruiter to find out the requirements.

How much does it cost to take the HiSET?

The cost of the exam is $125.00, which includes 2 free retakes of any subjects if you did not pass them.

Some training programs may offer financial assistance to help pay for the test fee.

See all the training programs in our area Services/Programs


Where do I take the HiSET exam?

Shasta Adult School

590 Mary St., Redding, CA 96001

Call for appointment (530) 245-2626

Do California colleges accept the HiSET?


What is ESL?

English as a Second Language helps individuals whose first language is not English. ESL courses are offered to help individuals succeed in work and college.

Where can I go for ESL classes?

Shasta County

Redding Library

Shasta College


Tehama County

Shasta College

Corning High School

What does the citizenship preparation consist of?
  • Citizenship preparation helps prospective citizens prepare for the citizenship test.
  • While improving English language skills, individuals will learn how to complete naturalization forms and prepare for the written and oral test for citizenship.
  • Focus on preparing for the oral and written test and interview.
  • Learn steps required to apply for citizenship (deadlines, eligibility, fees, grants, accommodations,  and exceptions).
  • Review of naturalization application.
  • Helps individuals make an appointment for final help in finalizing documents.

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