High School Equivalency

The path to opportunity starts here

LC provides free classes to help students earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) certificate — commonly known as a GED®. 

Classes are offered at various times and locations and are taught by instructors focused on your individual needs. Practice tests and study aids are available to boost your test-taking confidence.

Who can Enroll

Our Adult Education and Literacy Department serves adults who are at least 16 years old and/or are beyond the compulsory school attendance age, and meet any of the following criteria:

  • Is not enrolled in, or required to be enrolled in, secondary school under state law;
  • Lacks mastery of basic skills; or
  • Does not have a secondary school diploma or equivalent.

Special Services Center

Any student attending Laredo College who has an impairment which substantially limits a major life activity is eligible to receive services. This includes students with learning disabilities, those who are physically challenged, those with mental health issues and those with other circumstances limiting major life activities. 

Click here for information about accommodations for students with disabilities.