GED Preparation 2 (Pre-GED)
Pre-GED preparation is a program offered to students with reading and math ability from 5.0- 8.9. These self-contained courses are offered Monday through Friday either in the morning from 9:00-12:00 or in the afternoon from 12:30-3:30. Students must be 17 before May 1st in order to register for GED courses.
General Education Development Preparation 3 (GED)
GED preparation is a program offered to students with reading and math ability from 9.0 and above. These courses are divided into the following areas: English, Arts and Literature, Mathematics, Writing, Social studies, and Science. Instruction in the subject areas is guided by qualified instructors and students are placed in the appropriate class time based upon their placement test (TABE) scores. Courses are offered from 9:00 a.m. to 12:02 p.m. or 12:32 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students must turn 17 during the school year in order to register for GED courses.
High School Diploma Program (HSC)
The high school credit program is offered to any student, age of 16 and up, who has dropped out of high school and wishes to earn a high school diploma. Courses are based on the curriculum of Springfield Public School District 186 and are taught by certified teachers. Students must meet the Springfield Public School District 186 criteria, and with the exception of physical education, to graduate from Lawrence Education Center. Students also must pass a minimum of two Lawrence Education Center courses to graduate from Lawrence Education Center. Students who plan to transfer their credit to another school must pay tuition for each course. There is also a $3.00 registration fee for all courses.