The State Board of Education has approved options for those seeking to earn high school equivalency certicates.  Many employers, vocational schools, colleges and the military recognize the following tests as the equivalent of a high school diploma. This Adult Education class is designed to help students 18 years of age and over to pass one of the following state approved tests:
  • The GED – General Educational Development
  • The HiSET – High School Equivalency Test

625 Educational Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95133 
Daytime Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm 
Evening Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:50am - 12:00pm 
Tuesday, Thursday 8:50am - 12:00pm 
Monday, Wednesday 6:20pm - 9:30pm 
Tuesday, Thursday 6:20pm - 9:30pm 

749 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95122
CTC Classes by Special Arrangement .... 408-928-9300

Classes Offered

  • Review the Schedule of Classes by clicking the link below and pick the classes and locations that are best for you.  
    Click HERE to see the CLASSES PDF
    For phone numbers and locations, check the MAP by CLICKING HERE.

Distance Learning GED Test Preparation

This class is designed for those students who do not have the ability to attend a physical class environment, on a regular basis, due to work schedule, family obligations, or health issues. The student works at his/her own pace with the guidance of an online Instructor.

To get your GED certification, you will need to pass four tests with a score no lower than 145 points for each subject.

Getting Started:

Students will be required to take a Placement Test Monday or Thursdays at 12:30 P.M. at Conxion to Community, 749 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95122 (link MAP and ) Please call (408) 213-0961 Ext. 32 to setup an appointment.

Once accepted into the GED Distance Learning Program, students are required to come into class at Conxion for a GED Distance Learning Orientation.  Students will complete all registration forms. Instructor will then invite student into the virtual classroom, and training will take place, that day, on

Once registered in class, instructor will set up an account for you on the AZTEC Software Application. This is an online study tool which will guide and provide you with Pretests and Practice tests, drills, learning objectives and Post tests. Your instructor will oversee your lessons and contribute to the enhancement of those areas that require more practice. Once you have completed your official testing, you will no longer have access to the AZTEC program.

Students will be required to “check in” once/week at Conxion.  If you want to come in more often to study, feel free to do so. Set up an appointment with the instructor for tutoring sessions.

Class is Free!

Official Testing fees are explained in Classroom.Google.

A BIG PLUS…If you are 18-24 years old, your entire GED test is paid in full as you are eligible for our “Youth” program under our partnership with Conxion to Community. Please contact the instructor for more information.


Fran Brautigan

GED Instructor/Coordinator Mentor

(408) 213-0961 extension 32

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử
(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.