ABE / GED Classes

In addition to ABE / GED classes on its main campus, Dixie Hollins offers classes in a variety of locations throughout Pinellas County. For more information on enrollment and the GED process, please view our enrollment FAQ.

Program

Information

Dixie Hollins On-Site GED Programs


4940 62nd Street North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33709

Phone: 727-547-7872

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Morning Class Hours:
Mon - Fri, 7:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Evening Class Hours:
Mon - Thurs, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Who is eligible for the On-Site GED program?

Morning GED classes are reserved for students who score at least a 6.0 on the Reading, Math and Language Arts sections of the D level TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education). Students must not have a serious discipline record.

Evening classes are open to all entry levels.


How does one enroll in the On-Site GED program?

Come to the Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center In-School classroom, Room 103, and begin testing to qualify to take the GED exam. Please arrive by 10:00 a.m. on your first day.

Students can register for morning classes by contacting the Adult Education office for enrollment and testing appointments.

*Tuition fees and proof of residency apply.

St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus

9200 113th St. North
Seminole, FL
Portable 607

Phone: 727-394-6188

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What programs are offered?

ABE/GED classes are offered at SPC Seminole. There are minimum entry level skill requirements for this location. Please contact an instructor directly.


When are the classes offered?

Day classes:
Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Night classes:
Monday through Thursday 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Attendance for day and evening classes are flexible.

*Tuition fees and proof of residency apply.


Who is eligible to take the class?
The class is open to anyone 16 and older, who is not currently enrolled in Pinellas County public schools and meets minimum skill level requirements.


Will SPC accept a State of Florida High School diploma earned through this program?

From Section 1003.435, F.S., Rule 6A-6.021:

...Upon successful completion of the requirements prescribed herein, The Commissioner shall award the candidate a State of Florida high school diploma...and shall be considered a high school graduate...



What is the first step?
The first step toward earning your GED is, for some students, the hardest - simply walking through the door. The instructors are friendly and experienced to help make the learning experience as accessible and speedy as possible.


St. Petersburg College / Gibbs Campus GED

6605 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL
Portable 121

Phone: 727-341-4624

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What programs are offered?

ABE/GED classes are offered at SPC's Gibbs campus. There are minimum entry level skill requirements for this location. Please contact an instructor directly.


When are the classes offered?

Day classes:
Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Tutoring for enrolled students from 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Night classes:
Monday through Thursday 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Attendance for day and evening classes are flexible.

*Tuition fees and proof of residency apply.


Who is eligible to take the class?
The class is open to anyone 16 and older, who is not currently enrolled in Pinellas County public schools.

Will SPC accept a State of Florida High School diploma earned through this program?

From Section 1003.435, F.S., Rule 6A-6.021:

...Upon successful completion of the requirements prescribed herein, The Commissioner shall award the candidate a State of Florida high school diploma...and shall be considered a high school graduate...


What is the first step?

The first step toward earning your GED is, for some students, the hardest - simply walking through the door. The instructors are friendly and experienced to help make the learning experience as accessible and speedy as possible.

 

 

Career Academies of Seminole

12611 86th Avenue North
Seminole, FL 33776

Phone: 727-423-1276

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When are the classes offered?

Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.


Who is eligible to take the class?

This class is aimed at meeting the educational needs of our ABE entry level students.

 

*Tuition fees and proof of residency apply.

Salvation Army

5885 66th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33709

Phone: 727-638-1008

Salvation Army Class

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What is the Salvation Army?
The Salvation Army is an adult residential rehabilitation center that houses 120 men who are recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction. The facility offers the residents work adjustment services through the sorting and pricing of donations, which are sold through the Salvation Army Family Store. The Salvation Army has partnered with Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center to provide both a classroom and computer lab for GED students.

Who can attend classes?

Classes are open to anyone 16 and older, who are not currently enrolled in Pinellas County public schools. Classes are open to the public as well as the residents of the program.


What is the admission and registration process?

Students come into the GED classroom #2 and complete a registration from. Next, students complete a two part TABE assessment that provides the teacher with diagnostic information. An individual academic plan is then developed for the student. Enrollment is open so students may begin any day of the week.

*Tuition fees and proof of residency apply.


What instruction is offered and when?

ABE/GED instruction is offered daily Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Evening ABE/GED classes are offered on Monday and Tuesday evening from 5:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

The curriculum is a self-paced learning experience to build academic skills and abilities to pass the GED examination and earn a high school diploma. Upon earning a diploma, students will be eligible to pursue post-secondary training in a vocational program or college.

Pinellas Hope

5726 126th Ave N.
Clearwater, FL 33760

Phone: 727-243-8072

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What is Pinellas Hope?

Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center has partnered with Catholic Charities to provide ABE/GED instruction to in-house clients to provide each individual the opportunity to achieve a high school diploma and/or career exploration.

The curriculum is a self-paced learning experience to build academic skills and abilities to obtain a GED, achieve work readiness, or enter post-secondary training in a vocational program or college.

Pinellas County Jail


14400 49th Street North
Clearwater, FL 33762

Pinellas County Jail

What is the Partnership that Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center has with the Pinellas County Jail?
Classes are offered to ABE/GED, ESOL and low-level readers. All classes are on site and located in three different housing divisions: Central, North/Annex and South. Pinellas County Schools offers GED testing to a limited number of students who qualify.

How does an inmate register for one of these classes?
To register for any ABE/GED, ESOL and reading class the inmate must send an inmate request for form 62 to Program Services. After the form has been processed, the inmate will then be enrolled into the appropriate class.

When are classes offered?

Monday through Friday in Central and North Divisions.

Monday through Thursday in South Division.

*Tuition fees apply.