Pre-College & Basic Skills

Supporting Student Access to Higher Education

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.

Programs designed to get you where you need to be include:

  • 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.

  • English as a Second Language (ESOL)
    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for refugees and immigrants to the United States.

  • 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.

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

  • I-Best
    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).

Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday 
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
Wednesday & Thursday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Contact Us

If you have questions about our classes or want more information on how to register, please visit us on Green River's Main Campus in the Rutkowski Learning Center, Room 125. Green River’s main campus is located at 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA, 98092.

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You can also email us

Call us:

  • ENGLISH 253-833-9111, ext. 2315
  • SPANISH 253-833-9111, ext. 2316
  • RUSSIAN 253-833-9111, ext. 2314


Rutkowski Learning Center, 125

Teacher helps student

It's never to late to earn a high school diploma, take the GED test, learn English, or gain skills to be ready for college! We offer day and evening classes in Auburn, Kent and Enumclaw to fit your busy schedule.

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