Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How do I become a student?
      To enroll in the program, you must register for orientation through the call center at 817-402-7555. Our students are served on a first-come, first-served basis. To become a student, you must complete the orientation process.  During orientation, you will take an educational assessment, and learn about the program and the requirements.

    2. How long do I have to attend class before I can take my Hign School Equivalency Exam?
      Every student is different. The amount of study needed to master the HSE exam varies.  Our specially trained and highly qualified instructors will provide you with the skills needed to become successful in the accomplishment of your goals. Once our instructors determine that you are ready to take the HSE exam, they will help you register for your test.

    3. What is expected of students?
      When you enroll, you must commit to attend class.  You must attend regularly and adhere to Fort Worth ISD Adult Education rules, regulations, and policies.  
    4. Can I register for classes online or over the phone?
      No, registration must be in person only and on a first-come, first-served basis at the class site during the scheduled registration dates for the class.  If you miss registration, you may be placed in a waiting list and you will be contacted when space becomes available.

    5. Where do I take the HSE test?
      There are several locations throughout the area where you can take your test.  

    6. What is the GED certificate?
      The first GED tests were developed in 1942 by the United States Armed Forces Institute for military personnel returning from World War II.  It was only given to military personnel and contained concepts associated with completion of high school.  The original purpose of the GED test was to document the attainment of high school skill levels for military service members whose academic goals were disrupted by the war.  The GED test has evolved since then, and is now used by the general population as an alternative to the traditional high school diploma document.  Visit the TEA General Information about the GED website for further information about the Texas GED test.