Frisco ISD, Grayson College partner to offer free GED prep classes

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GED classes are offered virtually Monday through Thursday. They are expected to transition to an in-person format in the future. (Courtesy Fotolia)

GED classes are offered virtually Monday through Thursday. They are expected to transition to an in-person format in the future. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Frisco ISD residents now have access to free preparatory classes for the General Education Development, or GED, test, according to a district news release.

The district has partnered with Collin County Adult Education and Literacy, which is coordinated through Grayson College, to offer the classes, which began in September.

Virtual classes are offered Monday through Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. The classes are expected to eventually transition to an in-person format.

“We are excited to bring this offering to Frisco ISD residents at no cost to the District,” Director of Alternative Education Kecia Theodore said in the release. “We know that education, and especially the completion of a high school diploma or its equivalent, is life changing for individuals because it opens doors and creates new opportunities for success.”

Residents also have access to Spanish GED prep courses, ESL and citizenship classes through Collin County Adult Education and Literacy. Those classes are held on varying days and times, both in-person and virtually at locations outside of FISD.


The district also has a Pearson Vue testing site located in the Administration Annex on Maple Street. It is one of only a few locations in the area authorized to administer the test under the Texas Education Agency, the release said.

How to register

To make an appointment or register for classes, residents may email [email protected], call 972-349-4550 or submit a contact form at www.collinael.com.

GED requirements and testing information is available at www.friscoisd.org/ged and 469-633-6705.
By Brooklynn Cooper
Brooklynn Cooper covers public education in Frisco and McKinney. Previously, she reported on southern Dallas for The Dallas Morning News. The Durham, N.C. native and devoted Tar Heel fan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019.


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