• About ABE GED


  • The ABE/GED program offers classes in both Spanish and English designed to develop the skills needed in reading, math, science, social studies and writing in preparation for the GED tests, skill advancement and employability. Individuals ages 16 or older are eligible to enroll. Students under 18 must have the proper paperwork from the high school of their legal residence. Classes are offered at both the Gresham and Maywood Park campuses throughout the day and evening. Classes cost $15-30 each per term, depending on what you register for.

    Steps to Enroll in ABE and GED Classes

    1. Complete the Online Admissions Application form at least 48 hours before you attend a JumpStart session.
    2. Attend a JumpStart Session (1 ½ hour time commitment*)
      No appointment needed to attend, however, you must be on time and have your Student ID number with you. JumpStart provides a streamlined path to get new and returning students into ABE/GED classes as quickly and efficiently as possible. When you attend a JumpStart session you will learn more about our program and complete a skills assessment. We have both day and evening sessions to fit your schedule.

      For locations and times of Jumpstart sessions, click on the link below:
    3. Complete your Reading and Math CASAS assessments in our tutor lab(s).
      Dates and times will be provided in the JumpStart Session. (3 hour time commitment*)
    4. Register for and attend an orientation.(2 hour time commitment*)
      This is where you will get registered for classes for the following term, find out specifics of class and course packet costs and class fee waiver eligibility.
    5. Be ready to attend class and be awesome!

    *Time subject to change

    If you are 16-21, you may be eligible for assistance through your school district or Project YESS.