Oakton can help
you get your high school diploma.
Two low-cost programs
are available: Evening High School and GED. If you are 16
or older, call a counselor for further information. Evening
High School: 847 825-7719 GED: 847-635-1426 -
For more information, call 847-982-9888, press option 3 .
EVENING HIGH SCHOOL
Evening Classes Are:
. Small and upgraded
. Held 2 times per week from 6-10 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays
. Taught at Maine South High School.
. Resident of Maine or Niles Township
. 16 years of age or older
. Maine and Niles residents: Apply to your high school principal for special
permission to enroll.
. Glenbrook residents (District 225) must apply to Steve Von Boeckman, Principal
of Glenbrook Evening High School, 847-486-4709.
Bring a transcript of your high school credits to: Evening High School Coordinator
Alliance for Lifelong Learning Maine South High School, 1111 Dee Road, Park
Ridge, IL 60068.
Call 847-825-7719 from 6-9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, to set up an appointment.
During daytime hours, phone Tom Cole at 847-755-2645 or John Tyler at 847-692-8524.
One-time matriculation fee: $10. Evening classes: $12 each (books available
on free loan)
What is GED?
GED stands for General Educational Development. Passing the GED Tests enables
a student to earn a GED diploma. This credential is accepted by most employers
Resident of Cook County and 19 years of age or older (Age 17-18, call the GED
Office at 847-635-1426 for specific requirements.)
Students must complete an application to take the GED Tests. Forms are available
through the Cook County GED Testing Program at 847-328-9795.
GED Placement Testing and Counseling
New students must come to one of the locations listed below for two evenings
of placement testing, counseling, and registration. Attendance is required from
p.m. on the first night and one hour on the second night. Bring a calculator.
Fall 2006 Classes
If you wish to begin GED test preparation classes in September 2006, you must
attend one of these test sessions (both nights).
. Maine East High School
(West of Lutheran General Hospital) Dempster Street
and Potter Road , Park Ridge Cafeteria,
September 5 and 7 (Tuesday and Thursday),
6:30 -10 p.m. No Charge. Attendance is required on both nights. Bring a calculator.
. Niles North High School
(West of Old Orchard Shopping Center)9800 Lawler,
Skokie (Room number will be posted),
September 11 and 13 (Monday and Thursday),
6:30 -10 pm. No Charge. Attendance is required on both nights. Bring a calculator.
GED AND PRE-GED
New students who do not attend the testing and counseling sessions pay the fee
that appears in parenthesis after each course listing, for example, ($98). Continuing
students and students who attend the testing and counseling pay the lower fee
for GED-level classes and no fee for Pre-GED classes. Call the GED office at
Oakton Community College at 847-635-1426 for more information.
MATH SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Elementary addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers,
fractions, and decimals; percents; interpretations of graphs and charts.
EDU A07-01, Maine E, 8 Thu., 9/21, 7-9:40 pm
EDU A07-02, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20,
READING SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Instruction in elementary reading skills: recognizing the main idea and supporting
details, drawing inferences, and learning methods of organization; includes
review of vocabulary development skills.
EDU A04-01, Niles N, 9 Mon., 9/18, 7-9:15 pm
ENGLISH SKILLS - FEE: NO CHARGE ($47)
Beginning preparation for the GED Writing Skills Test with a review of English
usage, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling.
EDU A02-01, Niles W, 9
Thu., 9/21, 7-9:15 pm
GED ENGLISH REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school English grammar, sentence structure, correct usage, punctuation
EDU A03-01, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20, 7-9:40 pm
GED READING REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school reading skills incorporating prose, poetry and drama;
course provides practice in critical reading skills needed for three major areas
of the GED tests.
EDU A05-01, Niles N, 9 Mon., 9/18, 7-9:15 pm
GED MATH REVIEW - FEE: $4.50 ($47)
Review of high school math including rapid review of fractions, decimals, and
percents, but focusing on algebra, geometry and story problems.
EDU A08-01, Maine E, 8 Thu., 9/21, 7-9:40 pm
EDU A08-02, Niles N, 8 Wed., 9/20,
GED COMPLETE REVIEW - FEE: $10 ($98)
Intensive review of the five subject areas of the GED Tests; course is
intended for those close to taking the tests.
EDU A09-01, Niles N, 17 Mon. & Wed.,
9/18, 6:30-9:30 pm
EDU A09-02, OC/SK, 11 Sat., 9/16, 9 am-1:30 pM
CONSTITUTION REVIEW - FEE: $3 ($32)
Instruction on the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions and the Declaration of Independence;
course can enable students to fulfill the Constitution Test requirement of the
HIS A01-01, Maine E, 6 Tue., 9/19, 7-9:30 pm HIS A01-02, Niles N, 6 Mon., 9/18,
LANGUAGE-COMPLETE REVIEW - FEE: $10 ($98)
Preparation in all five areas of the GED Tests; course is taught solely in Spanish
and is intended for students wishing to take GED Tests in their native language.
EDU A09-03, Maine W, 17 Mon. & Wed., 9/18, 6:20-9:50 pm
EDU A09-04, RRC,
14 Sat., 9/23, 9:30 am-1 pm
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