GED &  ESL (English as a Second Language) 

Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Adult Education (Region 5)

Effective April 9th, 2018, all daytime GED classes will relocate to 3601 Thirlane Rd. NW as part of the new Virginia Career Works - Roanoke Center. 

New students will not be able to register for 2017-2018 GED or ESL classes after the week of April 16th-20th, 2018.

Call 853-2151 for more details. 

Class Locations & Registration Dates:

GED Night Classes:  6:00 - 8:30 pm
      Jackson Middle School - New students register on Tuesdays  
      William Fleming High School  - New students register on Mondays
      Patrick Henry High School - New students register on Wednesdays

GED Morning Class: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm    
      New students register on Mondays at 3601 Thirlane Road. Call 853-2151 to schedule an appointment.

ESL Morning Classes:  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
     Emmanuel Wesleyan Church - New students register on Wednesdays

ESL Night Classes:  6:00 - 8:30 pm
     William Fleming High School - New students register on Wednesdays
     Patrick Henry High School - New students register on Mondays

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. 

Click on the link to the left to see the 2017-18 schedule. 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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40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA24012 Phone 540-853-2502