GED &  ESL (English as a Second Language) 

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Region 5 Adult Education

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All students must attend an enrollment event before beginning class. 

Choose ONE Enrollment Location below:

          Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 North Jefferson St., Roanoke
            Enrollment Times: 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Please be on time.
            Enrollment Dates: Aug. 14th; Weekly on Wednesdays through April 29TH
            Virginia Career Works Center, 3601 Thirlane Road, Suite 2, Roanoke
            Enrollment Times: 9:30AM – 12:30PM. Please be on time.
            Enrollment Dates: Aug. 21st, 22nd; Weekly Wednesdays & Thursdays through April 30th
            Salem Adult Education Center, 406 East Fourth Street, Salem

            Enrollment Times: 5:30PM – 8:30PM. OR 9:30AM-12:30PM. Please be on time. 

            Enrollment DatesAug. 20th, 27th; Sept. 3rd, 4th, 5th; Please call 375-3056 for appointments.


             Roanoke City - All locations - August 26th & 28th

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 Registration and scheduling for testing is online at -

For information about the new 2014 test, visit

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