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Adult Education/GED

Pearl River Community College offers free Adult Education classes for anyone 17 years or older who is not enrolled in high school. Day and night classes are available in most areas.

Fill out our online form to register for classes.

To schedule your August Orientation, call 601-554-5551 or 601-403-1439

Location Dates
PRCC Woodall Center
906 Sullivan Drive
(601) 554-5551
(Behind Forrest County
Multipurpose Center)
Orientations are scheduled weekly. Call today to reserve your spot.
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Beverly at (601) 554-5551.
Carl Loftin Vo-Tech Center
Highway 13 South
(601) 403-1810
Wednesday at 1:30 pm
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Gail at (601) 403-1439.
PRCC Poplarville Campus
Jeff Davis Hall 2nd Floor
(601) 403-1439
Wednesday at 1:30 pm   
To schedule your Orientation appointment, call Gail at (601) 403-1439.
Hancock County
PRCC Hancock Campus
(228) 252-7010

Friday at 9:00 am
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Vicki at (228) 252-7010.

Picayune WIN Job Center
2005 Wildwood Road, Picayune
(601) 798-3472
To schedule your appointment, stop by the Picayune WIN Job Center.
  • Earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma
  • Improve basic skills in Reading, Math, & Writing
  • Earn a Career Ready Certificate
  • Explore Career Technical Education or Workforce options

Adult Basic Education, a tuition-free program, offers adults the opportunity to prepare for a high school equivalency exam (GED, TASC, or HiSet), college entrance, career-technical education, or career readiness skills. The ABE Program offers class instruction in small groups, tutorial services, and computer-based learning.
Criteria to enter the program:

  • Must be 17 years old and not currently enrolled in school
    (17-year-olds need a withdrawal form from the last school attended)
  • Complete at least 12 hours of class per week
  • No more than 4 absences in the semester term


Enrollment for Adult Education/HSE prep classes is held through a registration process at our center prior to every 5-week class session. Call today to reserve your spot.

* Students must attend all three days of Orientation and stay the entire 3 hours for class enrollment.

Day 1 of Orientation: Day 2 of Orientation: Day 3 of Orientation:
  • Intake/Personal Information
  • College ID/Parking Decal
  • Locator assessment
  • Reading TABE
  • Math Computation TABE
  • Applied Math TABE
  • Language TABE
  • Class Schedule & Career Pathway Advisement

TABE is an assessment showing what basic skills need to be taught for HSE preparation.

Pearl River Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, or disability.  For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies or to request accommodations, special assistance, or alternate format publications, contact Eddie Sandifer, ADA Coordinator, 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1215 or for inquires on Title IX, contact Alexandra Kennedy, Director of Resident and Student Life at 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1253.