Adult Education Center

Topeka Public Schools

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Topeka Public Schools USD 501:
Located at Washburn Institute of Technology
5724 SW Huntoon Street, Bldg D
Topeka, KS 66604 (m)
Phone:  (785) 235-7690 or (785) 235-7692
Fax:  (785) 235-7698

Patty Williamson, Coordinator

Mission Statement: To improve the education level of adults so they may enjoy greater access to information, and to further education and employment opportunities.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


  • Offers class that help students make educational gains in areas such as reading, writing and math
  • These classes help students prepare for the GED Exam and increase skills necessary for employment, self-sufficiency and the promotion of educational development in their children
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered for non-native speakers to increase their ability to speak, read and write English

Eligibility & Fees:

  • GED Classes: $30 Orientation fee. Applicants age 16 to 17 are required to bring a copy of their Compulsory Attendance Disclaimer form their former high school in order to  be eligible for Orientation
  • GED Testing: $40 Official Practice Test (OPT). Bring photo ID. Beginning January 1, 2014 register for the GED online at
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) $30. You must be a least 18 years of age
  • All fees are payable in cash or money order payable to Topeka Public Schools

How to Apply: For more information, contact Patty Williamson at or call (785) 235-7690

Funding: Federal and State funds Topeka Public Schools

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