Isothermal Community College

College and Career Readiness

Adult H.S. Diploma or GED

Are you. . .

  • Thinking about ways to help your family?
  • Thinking about your future?
  • Thinking about college?

There is no better time to take this step.

Adult H.S. Diploma classes offer students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma sanctioned by the Board of Education of Rutherford and Polk Counties.

Students are given full credit for any units they have completed in high school. Remaining units needed to qualify for the AHS diploma can be completed at the Spindale Campus or online. Classes are FREE.

The GED class focuses on the areas of mathematics, literature, writing, social studies, and science. Isothermal Community College offers classes in a variety of locations and online. Classes are FREE.

Orientation and Registration

If you are ready to complete your high school education or GED, please call (828) 395-1720 to schedule orientation. Orientation is required for all new students. During orientation, you will complete a placement test and receive information about the program. We look forward to working with you as you pursue your educational goals.

Rotating Orientation Schedule: (Spindale)

Oct 30 & 31 - 10:00 a.m.
Nov 6 & 7 - 5:30 p.m.
Nov 13 & 14 - 10:00 a.m.
Nov 27 & 28 - 5:30 p.m.
Dec 4 & 5 - 10:00 a.m.
Dec 11 & 12 - 5:30 p.m.
Dec 18 & 19 - 10:00 a.m.
Contact George Peebles (828) 395-1720

For additional questions:

Amy Cooke, Program Director
(828) 395-1361

For transcript request:

Lynn Goode, Program Assistant
(828) 395-1631



Learn more about our GED/AHS programs we invite you to watch our short video.

Complete your AHS Diploma Online

Contact Amy Cooke, (828) 395-1361

Prepare for your GED Online!

If you need to complete your high school credential through GED preparation and would like to study from home, contact Ruth Hils
(828) 395-1489

GED Online:


AHS/GED Class Schedule
(Spindale Campus)

Summer Hours

Monday thru Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Foundation Building, Oak Room

For More Information Contact:

George Peebles
(828) 395-1720

Off-Campus Sites for AHS/GED:

In partnership with Rutherford County Schools

For More Information Contact:

Judy Gordon
(828) 395-1476

Class Schedule:

Monday thru Thursday
7:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Noon - 2:15 p.m.

Lead Instructor:

Denise Barker
(828) 287-5859



In partnership with Family Resources.

For More Information Contact:

Amy Cooke
(828) 395-1361

Class Schedule:

Monday thru Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lead Instructor:

Janice Summers
(828) 247-0366