Adult Basic Education

A partnership between Harris County Department of Education’s Adult Basic Education and Lee College offers the community a path to education and careers. The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program assists adults in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for work, further education, family self-sufficiency, and community involvement. General Education Development (GED) classes are held at the Adult Learning Center. Students are required to attend a student orientation where a test assessment will be provided.

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Lee College Education Center – South Liberty County (LCEC)
1715 TX-146, Liberty, TX 77575, 832.556.5660

Adult Learning Center (ALC)
101 S Whiting St, Baytown, TX 77520, 281.425.6536
Student Orientations are held throughout the year. Call for more information.

Adult Basic Education/Literacy (Free)
This course includes instruction in literacy, basic reading, writing, and math skills for adults with no schooling through a 7th-grade reading level. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, the students are ready for GED classes. Classes are held Mon.-Thu., 8:30-11:30 a.m., and Mon.-Thu., 6-9 p.m. at the ALC.

Adult Secondary Education/GED/HSE (High School Equivalency) (Free)
Instruction will prepare students to take the GED test. After passing the test, the student can receive a high school equivalency certificate from the Texas Education Agency. To be eligible, the student must be beyond compulsory school age and officially withdrawn from public school. Computerized instruction is available. Classes are held Mon.-Thu., 8:30-11:30 a.m., and Mon.-Thu., 6-9 p.m. at the ALC. 

English as a Second Language (ESL) (Free)
We offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults whose original language is not English. Our ESL program includes conversation, pronunciation, writing, and reading. These areas apply at any of the ESL class levels. Students will be assessed on their verbal and writing skills in order to be enrolled at their ESL level. (Harris County Department of Education in collaboration with Lee College Adult Learning Center). Call 281.425.6536 for more information.
Morning classes: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Evening classes: 5:30-9 p.m.

The G.E.D.® (General Educational Development) test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers.

Ingles Como Segundo Idioma (ESL) (Gratis)
Ofrecemos classes de Ingles Como Segundo Idioma (ESL) para adultos cuyo idioma original no es él Ingles. Nuestro programa de ESL incluye conversacíon, pronunciacíon, escritura, y lectura. Estas areas se aplican en cualquiera de los niveles de clases de ESL. Los estudiantes seran evaluados en sus habilidades verbales y de escritura para poder ser inscritos en el nivel de ESL que les corresponde. (Harris County Department of Education en colaboracíon con Lee College Adult Learning Center). Llame 281.425.6536 para mas informacion.
Classes matutinas: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Classes nocturnas: 5:30-9 p.m.