General Educational Development (GED)

Franklin County Adult & Career Education (FCACE)

The Franklin County Adult and Career Education (FCACE) is located in The Franklin Center in downtown Rocky Mount, Virginia, approximately 30 minutes south of Roanoke and 20 minutes north of Martinsville. The Franklin Center’s address is:
50 Claiborne Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

High School Equivalency Options

GED® Classes (General Educational Development)

Classes are offered for adults, 18 years of age and older, who want to prepare for the GED® Test. Registration for the Official GED® Test must be done in advance.

Ask the Adult & Career Education representatives for GED testing dates, times, and locations.

Adult High School Diploma Classes

Adults who did not complete high school are offered the opportunity to earn credits towards high school completion. Classes may include:

  • Algebra
  • English
  • Geometry
  • U.S. Government
  • Virginia/U.S. History

Transcripts will be requested (fees apply) and graduation requirements will be determined. Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores must be verified.

Other Educational Opportunities

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Adults needing to learn and/or improve basic English in the following areas:

  • Listening Skills
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Writing

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adults who wish to upgrade their skills are provided assistance in academic areas such as, but not limited to:

  • Language Usage
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies