Adult and Continuing Education

Adult and Continuing Education

The Dillon County Adult Education Office is located at 301 Stafford Court, Suite A, Telephone Number is 843-774-1218.  Dillon County Adult Education offers the following programs:



  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: The high school diploma program is a self-paced program.  An adult must earn 24 units to qualify for a high school diploma.  Previously earned units will transfer to adult education and count toward the 24 units needed for graduation.  Students may attend classes 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday at the Adult Education Office for Virtual SC courses.

  • GED:  The GED program provides an opportunity for adults who have not completed the requirements for a high school diploma to obtain a high school credential.  The General Education Development test (GED) is nationally recognized and covers competencies in reading, math, science, social studies, and writing.  GED Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Adult Education Office in Dillon.

  • BASIC EDUCATION: Classes in basic education provide instruction in reading, writing, math, and life skills.  This program is designed for adults who left the school system early.  Classes are held Wednesday and Thursday at Dillon High School from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • LITERACY/ADULT READING PROGRAM: Free program - materials are furnished with one on one tutoring in reading and math for adults.

  • WORKKEYS: Testing and classes are offered for those wishing to acquire Workkeys certification with employability being the ultimate goal. Registration is done at the Adult Education Office.

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