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Adult Education

High School Diploma/Virtual SC

This program is offered to students who wish to obtain a high school diploma. Students must meet the current graduation requirements as a student who graduates from a high school in South Carolina.

High School Equivalency Diploma Program

The high school equivalency diploma program is based on the GED Tests, a battery of assessments in four core academic areas: Language Arts (reading and writing), Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. The state will be offering the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) as another option for the high school equivalency diploma.

Adult Basic Education

This program serves adults who function below the 8th grade in reading and mathematics.

English Literacy

This program is designed to provide English instruction for adults who speak a native language other than English or who have difficulty speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language.

WorkKeys Career Readiness Program

WorkKeys Readiness Program provides instructional and assessment services to adult learners who need employability skill development for the purpose of job placement. Charleston Adult Education is part of the SC WorkReady Communities Initiative. To schedule your WorkKeys Test at SC Works Charleston, please call 843-574-1882. Once scheduled, click the following RevTrak link to pay the $15 reservation fee.

Payment must be made within 24 hours to hold your seat for testing; if not received, your seat will be released.

If you do not call to cancel 2 days prior to your testing date/time or you do not show for testing, a refund will not be issued. Once you complete the test, your $15 reservation fee will be credited back to your credit/debit card.

College and Career Transition Services

Students are provided an opportunity to explore possibilities for their future. Students are administered a career assessment. During one-on-one sessions with a Career Transition Specialist the results of the career assessments are discussed, as well as information about career alternatives, career pathways, college options, starting your own business, and military opportunities.

Community Collaborative Initiatives

This program partners with community organizations. For on site services, Adult Education provides GED Preparation, ESOL Instruction, and a WorkKeys Career Readiness Certification Program.

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Charleston Adult Education Programs by Geographic Region

Main Office: North Charleston High School
746-6500 (phone), 746-6501 (fax)
1087 East Montague Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406

West Ashley High School Adult Education
573-1214 (phone), 573-1809 (fax)
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414

SC Works Trident
574-1863 (phone), 574-1861 (fax)
1930 Hanahan Road
North Charleston, SC 29406

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