GED Preparation

General Educational Development (GED) is a certificate to prove that the test-taker has high-school level academic skills. The GED certificate includes four online exams reflecting the national Common Core State Standards. The four test subjects are:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

To help you get your GED certificate Shoreline offers Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes.

In order to take the classes you must:

  • Attend an ABE Registration & Enrollment Session
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Not be enrolled in a high school
  • If you are an ESL student, pass ESL level 6 or higher

How do I get started?

Visit our office in Room 5205 of the 5000 Building (FOSS) or call (206) 533-6720 to sign up for an Registration & Enrollment Session. The 3-day session includes:

  • General information about GED Preparation and other high school completion options
  • An introduction to what to expect in GED Preparation classes
  • An overview of the GED tests and scoring
  • Completion of your registration paperwork
  • reading and math assessment to determine student skill levels

Class times

  • Daytime classes meet Monday through Thursday
  • Evening classes meet Monday through Thursday, 6 pm - 8:20 pm
Estimated Cost Per Quarter
Tuition $25
+ Parking $45 plus tax

What are options for high school equivalency at Shoreline?

Contact Us

Transitional Programs Office

GED Prep/HS21+/ESL

5000 Building (FOSS), Room 5205
Ashley Baird
Career Navigator
(206) 546-4531
Monday - Thursday
8am - 5pm
8am - 4:30pm

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