McDowell Adult Education Center

Listing Last Update: August 18, 2022


2700 McKinley Avenue
Columbus, IN 47201

Primary Contact

Nickie Nolting

(812) 376-4451 Ext:3109

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Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To find a family literacy program (families attend together)
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills
  • To volunteer at a program
  • To improve my workforce skills

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online

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Program Overview

Individuals attend McDowell Adult Education Classes to

  • Prepare for career opportunities
  • Help children with homework
  • Take the Indiana High School Equivalency Test
  • Brush up on academic skills for college
  • Earn a grant funded national certification
  • Gain employment
  • Increase educational levels
  • Learn English and citizenship

Hours of operation: 8:00-8:00pm M-TH Morning, afternoon and evening classes

Cost info: All classes and tutoring are free of charge. High School Equivalency test fee is $115.00. Test fee scholarships are available through state and private funding for qualifying students. Nationally recognized certifications are offered free of charge to qualifying individuals,