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Please call 325-671-4419 with any questions regarding enrollment or other class information.

Welcome to Adult Education!

Please be advised: we are not a GED® testing center. 

The Abilene area GED® Test Center is located at Region 14 Education Service Center4300 S. Treadaway, Abilene, TX.

Adult Education classes for GED® preparation, ESL, career readiness, and ramps to career training are located at:

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West Central Texas Adult Education
1929 S. 11th
Abilene, Texas 79602

Phone: 325-671-4419

Fax: 325-794-1327

The Adult Education Programs are based on the belief that every adult, regardless of age, is entitled to basic education. The following programs are available to give adults a second chance to further their education and improve their lives:

Adult Basic Education Career and College Counseling and Guidance
English as a Second Language (ESL) Literacy
Adult Secondary Education  (GED® Classes) CNA training preparation and assistance
NEW!! TSI (college entrance exam) Boot Camp! See below.

Who can attend? Adult Education programs are open to anyone 19 or older and not enrolled in a public K-12 school.  BRING YOUR ID AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD FOR ENROLLMENT.

What does it cost? There is no cost for instruction and/or materials for students enrolled. The Adult Education Programs are sponsored by the Abilene Independent School District and are supported by state and federal grant funds.

How do I register for ESL and GED® classes?  Call (325) 671-4419 and ask for next available dates and times and to sign up for orientation.

What do I need to bring? You must present a valid, correct, government-issued photo ID and Social Security Card for orientation.

When does this happen? We have orientation monthly. All orientation days are mandatory. Upcoming dates are as follows: 

Adult Education and Literacy Classes (GED® preparation)

      • Morning Classes are held Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 11:30 AM
        • Orientation is November 11,12, 13. All dates run 8:30-11:30 AM
      • Afternoon Classes are held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1:30 – 4:30 PM
        • Orientation is November 5, 6, 7, and December 3. 4. 5. All dates run 1:30-4:30 PM
      • Evening Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 – 8:30 PM
        • Orientation is October 15, 17, 22 and November 12, 14, 19. All dates run 5:30-8:30 PM

Orientation/Enrollment is a three-hour, three-day process. PLEASE CALL 671-4419 to register.


English Language Learner Classes (ESL)

      • ESL Morning classes are held Tuesday – Friday 8:30 – 11:30 AM
        • Please arrive BEFORE 10:00 AM October 15, 16, or 17, November 5, 6, or 7, or December 3, 4, or 5. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday ONLY. Registration is a one-session event)
      • ESL Evening Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 5:30-8:30 PM
        • Please arrive BEFORE 7:00 PM November 5 or 7, OR December 3 or 5. (Tuesday and Thursday ONLY. Registration is a one-session event)

Orientation/Enrollment is an hour and a half process. PLEASE CALL 671-4419 to register.


Texas Success Initiative Boot Camp (TSI, college entrance/placement exam)

      • TSI Boot Camp is held Monday-Thursday 1:00-3:00 PM
      • OR Monday, Tuesday 5:30-8:30 PM and Thursday 6:00-8:00 PM
      • MATH and READING/WRITING will be offered on alternating months.

PLEASE CALL 671-4419 to register.


Freedom of Information requests go to:
Lance Fleming
Chief Communications Officer
Abilene ISD
One AISD Center
241 Pine Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
325-677-1444 x3262 (o) • 325-665-3543 (c)