The Student Success Center houses the LCC Adult
The LCC Adult Education Program serves
individuals 16 years and older:
Prepare to take the GED
test, in order to receive their Kansas State High School
Diploma from the Kansas Board of Regents.
Receive instruction to
improve basic skills in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
Raise skill levels to
gain employment or promotion.
Classes are held year
round at the Student Success Center in Parsons, Kansas.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday and three class
times are available:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm or 1:00 - 4:00 pm or 4:00 - 7:00 pm.
Adult Education classes are currently
held in one outreach location: Baxter Springs.
Dates and times vary, please check
calendar for complete
list of dates or call extensions 820-1124 or 820-1125.
is the GED?
stands for General Educational Development. This battery of tests
is for people who do not have a high school diploma. If you pass
the GED test, you get a high school diploma from the Kansas Board
GED is comprised of five multiple-choice tests.
Skills - This test includes questions that measure your
ability to use standard written English clearly and
effectively. (35 questions - 75 minutes) and (Essay - 45
Studies - Questions are from United States history,
economics, geography, political science, and behavioral
science. (64 questions - 85 minutes)
- Questions are from the areas of biology, earth science,
chemistry, and physics. (66 questions - 95 minutes)
Literature and the Arts - Questions are based on passages
from newspapers, magazines, literature, poetry, and drama.
This test requires you to demonstrate an understanding of what
is read. (45 questions - 65 minutes)
- Questions cover arithmetic, algebra, and geometry. This test
can be passed if competent in arithmetic skills only. (56
questions - 90 minutes)
can take the GED?
eligible to take the GED tests you must:
at lest 18 years of age OR
16 or 17 years of age and obtain a Compulsory School
Attendance Disclaimer from an official of the school district
in which you live
Have taken the official practice
tests at an authorized testing center
Have at least a 450 on each
subtest and 500 average on all of the practice tests
Have a current photo id
much does the GED cost?
GED orientation classes have a $25
material fee and include the practice test. Practice test
without orientation classes is $25. The GED test costs $85 and
all subsequent retakes are $75 as well. (See GED testing schedule for testing dates)
for GED graduates
who obtain their GED may be eligible for tuition scholarships at
Labette Community College. Usually, these scholarships are based
on financial need. We will help you apply for scholarships if you
are interested in taking college-level courses.
more information contact:
GED Chief Examiner and Assessment Coordinator
Phone (620) 421-6700 or
1-888-labette (522-3883) ext. 1182