FAQs for Adult Education


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Adults Education FAQ: What You Need to Know

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Rio Salado College offers GED® test preparation classes in a supportive, classroom environment at several Rio Salado locations in the Valley. You can also take this class through our virtual learning academy (VLA).

Contact the Arizona Department of Education for information about your transcripts.

Refer to registering for classes for a list of accepted forms of identification.

Students without lawful presence in the United States can enroll in Rio Salado's 14 week long Online GED® test preparation class. For more information and costing please visit our Online GED® Test Preparation page.

We offer career services, counseling and disability services, 1:1 tutoring, and on demand study tools and more.

Visit our adult education classes registration and cost information page for more details.

Social Studies, Science, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Mathematical Reasoning are the focus of these classes. Students also get prepared for the Arizona Civics test.

GED® Test Preparation classes are provided in 16 week blocks

Based on your current educational level, consistent attendance, and participation inside and outside of class you can achieve your high school equivalency diploma in as little as 12 weeks. You can remain in class until you are prepared to take the GED® test and our Rio team will support you through your entire journey.

All classes are taught in English.

Students might be eligible to receive vouchers for GED® practice tests. Contact success coaches at the Rio locations for details.

The GED® test is offered at official testing centers which include all of the Rio Salado locations. Go to Ged.com to register and schedule your test.

Ged.com has information about the cost of each test.

Please view our current list of RSC locations that offer adult education classes HERE.