Pre-College & Basic Skills

Pre-College and Basic Skills classes prepare students for college. Classes are offered for people who want to improve their English language, reading, writing and math skills and finish high school.


Our Classes

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Our Basic Skills program is for adults who may have experienced educational gaps and missed the opportunity to develop certain skills or complete necessary steps in their education. We offer different kinds of help, from traditional-style classes to individualized instruction for particular skill development.

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English as a Second Language (ESOL)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for refugees and immigrants to the United States.

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General Education Development (GED®)

Green River offers General Educational Development preparation classes to help you successfully pass the GED® exam. GED® classes are $25 per quarter, and are offered on and off campus during the day and in the evening.

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High School Completion

The Green River College High School Completion program can help you complete your high school education.

High School Completion is designed to help you:

  • Earn your high school diploma through credit classes
  • Prepare you for entry into a vocational/technical program
  • Provide college preparation for entry into a two or four-year college

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At Green River College, we help create better skills, better jobs, and better lives in our diverse community every day by offering Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST).

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Our regular office hours are:

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fridays: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact Us

If you have questions about our classes or want more information on how to register, please visit us on our main campus in the RLC building, office 125. Green River’s main campus is located at 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA, 98092. Get directions and maps.

You can also email us at or call us at (253) 833-9111 ext. 2315 for English, ext. 2316 for Spanish, or ext. 2314 for Russian.