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Adult Education

Educational Opportunities for Adults

If you or someone you know is interested in our programs, please email to be added to our upcoming list for Fall registration (August 19-29, 2024). For more information, please consult our FAQ page.

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Adult Education offers a variety of programs that provide educational opportunities in Adult Basic Education, Adult High School completion, English Language Learners (ELL), GED preparation and testing, and workforce development training.

Our mission is to raise the literacy levels of adults who do not have a high school credential or adequate English language proficiency speaking and writing skills and provide workforce readiness and development.

We currently serve students at three locations, which includes our main campus at Braddock Place (ACPS Central Office), Alexandria City High School and the Alexandria City Adult Detention Center.

Major Responsibilities

  • Official Pearson VUE® GED Testing Center
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED Program
  • Official GED Testing
  • English Language Learners (ELL) Program
  • Adult High School Diploma Program
  • ALC Workforce Development Program
  • Newcomers English Language Learners (NELL) Program
  • Adult High School Credit Recovery
  • Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) Program

Campus Locations

Braddock Place Campus —Main Administrative Office & GED Test Center
1340 Braddock Place, 7th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314

Office Hours Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Directions and Parking Information

Alexandria City High School Evening Administrative Center
Evening ELL, GED and Adult High School
3330 King Street, Main Office
Alexandria, VA 22302

Office hours Mon.–Thurs. 6:00-8:45 pm


Alexandria City Detention Center
2003 Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

Contact Information

Teri Barnett, Director of Adult Education