High School Equivalency (GED® / HiSet®) Classes
If you want to get a GED diploma or high school equivalency certificate, KCC can help. You’ll find a welcoming classroom environment, plus instructors and staff who will help you succeed.
- Classes are offered at no cost.
- Choose from day and evening options.
- New sessions begin throughout the year (August through March) online and at the Riverfront Campus (Kankakee)
How to Enroll
Step 1. Complete the online application.
Step 2. A representative from Adult Ed. will contact you after you submit your application regarding the next steps
Step 3. Please call 815-802-8300 if you have any question or if you are having difficulty with the application.
Note: Illinois recognizes three high school equivalency tests: GED, High School Equivalency Test (HiSet) and Test Accessing Secondary Completion (TASC). The KCC Testing Center proctors the GED (computer-based) and HiSet (computer-based and "paper/pencil") versions.
Benefits of Obtaining Your GED:
- GED graduates, on average, earn $2,040 more a year than employees without a GED.
- GED graduates who attend community colleges, on average, perform as well academically as high school graduates.
- GED graduates are more likely than high school dropouts to receive additional training after earning their credential.
- GED graduates are more likely to be employed full time than employees without a GED.
- About half of GED graduates attended two or four-year colleges after earning their GED credentials.
- Passing the GED represents a level of literacy widely viewed as necessary for social and economic advancement.