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Pittsburg Adult Education Center

Listing Last Update: November 12, 2015


1600 N. Walnut
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Primary Contact

Karen Sooter

(620) 235-3188

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

We provide instruction for adults (age 16 - 66 and over) including basic literacy skills, high school equivalency (GED in KS) preparations to earn Kansas State High School Diploma from the Kansas Board of Regents , and Skill building for preparation for the workplace and post secondary education. Our program offers two classes: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 12:30 am and for those who work during the day, evening class: Monday - Wednesday: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm.

We are also a Pearson Vue testing site on Fridays: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Our program has been in existence since 1973. We have served approximately 8,000 residents of southeast Kansas. Over 2,000 of those students completed the GED exam to earn a high school diploma, currently awarded by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Cost info: $ 30 materials fee for full school year (July 1 - June 30). Materials fee pays for all school supplies, consumable materials, and GED Ready practice tests.

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