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GED & High School Graduation

Central Ohio Youth for Christ City Life Center

Helps at-risk teens ages 16 to 21 in the Franklinton area obtain their high school diploma/GED. They offer career counseling, mentoring programs and life skills training. They provide free childcare and transportation as well.
3630 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214
(614) 848-4870

Child Development Council (CDC) of Franklin County

Offers GED preparation, literacy tutoring, college advising, ESOL classes, computer classes and more.
300 East Spring Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 221-1709

Columbus City Schools Adult & Community Education (ACE)

Offers support services for families, with classes at different sites throughout Franklin County. They have free GED prep and ESOL classes for adults, and basic skills literacy classes for adults, as well as vocational training programs for adults.  They also offer low-cost online adult classes.
270 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 365-5000

Columbus State Community College Academic Enrichment (GED) Program

Classes are designed for students who want to improve their English language or mathematics skills in order to increase their career opportunities. The program offers individual instruction in reading, writing, math, computers, college preparation, career guidance and help in securing financial aid.
315 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 287-5858 or (614) 287-5000

Dominican Learning Center

Tutors adults 18 years and older in reading, writing, math, and computers, as well as GED preparation and learning English in the English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program. Students are not charged for tutorial services, but those who are financially able are asked to purchase basic texts and materials.
1111 East Stewart Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 444-7330

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools

Offers many free high school programs throughout Columbus and surrounding areas for students in their junior and senior years, including college prep and career training programs. Their classes help adults study for the GED, learn basic computer skills and prepare to find work.
4465 South Hamilton Road, Groveport, Ohio 43125
(614) 836-3903

Finish Your Diploma

Dollar General Literacy Foundation believes that it is never too late to learn.  This website provides support, guidance, resources and job search help for anyone who needs help to learning to read, preparing for the high school equivalency tests (GED) or learning the English language.  There are also other adult learning assistance information available.

Franklinton Learning Center

Offers basic literacy and education classes for youth and adults. More than 150 adult students participate in a variety of literacy enhancement classes at the Learning Center each year, with over 50 earning GED diplomas.
1003 West Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
(614) 221-9151

Godman Guild GED / ABLE Program

Provides free resources, support and life skills training to help students balance work and family while pursuing their education. Their GED and college prep classes are free. Childcare and transportation are available while students are in class, except for morning classes.
303 East Sixth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 294-5476

Ohio Department of Education (ODE) General Educational Development (GED)

This site has a lot of information about obtaining a GED, including testing centers and preparation classes.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(877) 644-6338 or (877) 644-6338

Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Graduation Requirements

Outlines information on courses students must take and tests they must pass to graduate with a diploma from an Ohio high school.
25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(877) 644-6338

St. John Learning Center

Offers free GED classes and computer training for out-of-school youth and adults.
640 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 252-3132, ext. 248