GED &  ESL (English as a Second Language) 

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Region 5 Adult Education

       Enrollment for the 2018 - 2019 year ends on April 30th.

How to Enroll - 1. Choose the location that works best for you. 2. Arrive on time and enter through the correct door. 3. Complete paperwork and take a one-time-only pre-test. 4. That's it! You're ready to begin.

Call 853-2151 for more details.  

Class Locations:

GED Night Classes:  6:00 - 8:30 pm
      Fishwick (formerly Jackson) Middle School  Tuesday & Thursday
           Enter through door #8, off Murray Ave.

      William Fleming High School  Monday & Wednesday
           Enter through door #21, near football stadium.

      Patrick Henry High School   Monday & Wednesday
           Enter through door # 11, far right of main entrance. 

GED Morning Class: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  Monday & Thursday Class or
           Tuesday & Wednesday

       Virginia Career Works - Roanoke Center, 3601 Thirlane Rd, Suite 2, Roanoke - Check in  
         with the receptionist. 

ESL Classes
      Morning Class:  9:30 am - 12:00 pm  Monday & Wednesday
         Emmanuel Wesleyan Church 

      Night Classes:  6:00 - 8:30 pm  Monday & Wednesday
        William Fleming High School 
            Enter through door #21, near football stadium.

        Patrick Henry High School 
            Enter through door # 11, far right of main entrance. 

Roanoke City Public Schools
William Ruffner Operations Center
3601 Ferncliff Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24017
Phone: (540)853-2151

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Adult Education (Region 5) offers GED and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes at various locations throughout the Roanoke City School District. 

Please call 853-2151 for more information. 
GED Test Transcripts
As of January 1, 2014, our office no longer has access to GED testing records. If you tested and need a transcript, please call the GED Credentialing Service: 1-888-906-4031 or visit and click on the link "Get Your Transcript". The $15 fee is payable by credit or debit card.
2014 GED Test                                                                                                                                                                                                          
The GED test has changed, and the new 2014 testing program has been launched. Testing for our area will be held at the Pearson Vue Center in the Roanoke Higher Education Building on Jefferson Street and at American National University on Main Street in Salem. Registration and scheduling for testing is online at -

For information about the new 2014 test, visit

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