Adult Education & GED

We are here to provide you FREE adult education help! Classes are taught by licensed teachers and supported by trained volunteers who work with students to meet their educational goals. A student may start at any time throughout the year and classes are offered year-round during the day and evening. We provide help with improving basic reading, writing and math skills; earn a high school diploma or GED; or learn and improve your English language.

Adult Education classes are free to eligible students who are:

17 or older

Not currently enrolled in public K-12 school program

Demonstrated need for Adult Education services to successfully participate in secondary education, postsecondary education, or career pathways

Contact ABE at (218) 844-5760 to determine eligibility.

Call us TODAY at 218.844.5760


Monday-Thursday, 9AM-3PM

MState, 900 Highway 34 E, Room E103, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota


Thursday Evenings by appointment. Call 218.844.5760 to schedule.

Frazee High School, 305 North Lake Street, Frazee, Minnesota


Tuesday, 9AM-12Noon & 1-6:30PM. Call 218.844.5760 to schedule.

Thursday, 9AM-12Noon & 3:30-5:30PM. Call 218.844.5760 to schedule.

80 9th Ave NE., Perham, Minnesota

Adult Education addresses a variety of learner goals! We helps learners to:

Attain employment and/or better their current employment;

Achieve high school equivalency (GED or Adult H.S. Diploma);

Attain skills necessary to enter postsecondary education and training;

Exit public welfare and become self-sufficient;

Learn to speak and write the English language;

Master basic academic skills to help their children succeed in school;

Become U.S. citizens and participate in democratic society; and

Gain self-esteem, personal confidence and sense of personal and civic responsibility.

Call us TODAY at 218.844.5760