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Algood

Putnam County Adult Learning Center
286 E Main Street
Algood, TN 38506
931-528-8685

Altamont

Grundy County Jail
620 Spring Street
Altamont, TN 37301

Ashland City

Workforce Adult Learning Center Cheatham
384 S Main Street
Ashland City, TN 37015
615-792-2520

Athens

Athens Housing Authority
100 Clark Street
Athens, TN 37307
423-745-0341
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McMinn County Justice Center
1319 S White Street
Athens, TN 37307

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology - TCAT
1635 Technology Way
Athens, TN 37371
423-744-2814

Benton

Polk County Detention Facility
164 Industrial Access Circle
Benton, TN 37307
423-338-4527

Blountville

Northeast State Community College  
2425 HWY 75
Blountville, TN 37617
423-323-0211
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Sullivan County Sheriff's Office
140 Blountville Bypass
Blountville, TN 37617

Carthage

Smith County Adult Learning Center  
123 Smith County Middle School Lane
Carthage, TN 37030
615-735-8246
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Smith County Jail
322 Justice Drive, #200
Carthage, TN 37030
 

Celina

Clay County Board of Education
Adult Education Classroom
502 Brown Street
Celina, TN 38551
931-243-3310

Centerville

Hickman County Jail
108 College Avenue
Centerville, TN 37033

Charlotte

Dickson County Jail
150 Doyles Hill Drive
Charlotte, TN 37036
615-789-4109

Chattanooga

Chattanooga State Community College
4501 Amicola HWY, IMC-122
Chattanooga, TN 37406
423-697-4400

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Eastgate Career Center
5600 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN  37411
423-365-5020
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Pearson Professional Centers
5726 Marlin Road, Suite 402
Chattanooga, TN  37411
423-296-9339

Clarksville

Clarksville Adult Education
430 Greenwood Avenue
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-542-5040

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Workforce Adult Learning Center Clarksville
523 Madison Street, Suite B
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-905-3539 x3539

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Montgomery County Jail
120 Commerce Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-648-0615

Cleveland

East Cleveland Elementary School
1450 Strawberry Lane
Cleveland, TN 37311
423-365-5020

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Bradley County Correctional
2290 Blythe Avenue SE
Cleveland, TN 37311
423-728-7366

Clifton

South Central Correctional Facility
555 Forrest Avenue
Clfiton, TN 38425

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Turney Center Industrial Complex-Annex
245 Carroll Road
Clfiton, TN 38425
931-446-3356

Clinton

Anderson County Detention Facility  
308 Public Safety Lane
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-7100

Collierville

Collierville Literacy Council  
New Direction Church
114 HWY 72 E
Collierville, TN 38017
901-854-0288
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University of Memphis Collierville Center
215 W Poplar Avenue
Collierville, TN 38017
901-678-4024

Columbia

Columbia State Community College
Jones Student Center
1665 Hampshire Pike, Room 162
Columbia, TN 38401
931-540-2569

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Maury County Jail
1300 Lawson White Drive
Columbia, TN 38401

Cordova

Faith Angelical Church 
c/o Collierville Literacy Councit
9555 Walnut Grove Road
Cordova, TN 38018
901-289-7404

Covington

Hopeworks@Tipton County Jail
1801 S College Street, Suite 106
Covington, TN 38019
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Hopeworks@Tipton County Public Library
3149 HWY 51 S, Bldg. C
Covington, TN 38019
901-396-8800

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
1600 HWY 51 S
Covington, TN 38019
901-475-2528

Crossville

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555
931-484-7502

Crump

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
3070 US-64
Crump, TN 38327
731-632-3393

Dandridge

Mountain View Academy for Young Men
809 Peal Lane
Dandridge, TN 37725
615-360-4340
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Jefferson County Jail
765 Justice Center Drive
Dandridge, TN 37725

Dayton

American Job Center
200 - 4th Avenue, First Floor
Dayton, TN 37321
423-309-5318
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Dayton Skills Center
200 - 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Dayton, TN 37321
423-285-5587

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Decatur

Meigs County Jail
410 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322
 

Dickson

Workforce Adult Learning Center
250 Beasley Drive
Dickson, TN 37055
931-905-3539 x3513

Dover

Stewart County Teacher Learning Center  
110 Natcor Drive
Dover, TN 37058
931-232-5100

Dresden

Weakley County Justice Center
7951 TN-22
Dresden, TN 38225
 

Dunlap

Sequatchie County Adult Learning Center  
103 Heard Street
Dunlap, TN 37308
423-365-5020

Dyersburg

Dyer County Correctional Work Center  
Dyer Jail - LEC Building
401 E Cedar Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
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Dyersburg State Community College
Student Center
1510 Lake Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024
731-286-3355

Elizabethton

Carter County Jail
c/o Tennesse College of Applied Technology
900 Third Street
Elizabethton, TN 37643
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
426 HWY 91
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-543-0070

Erin

Houston County Jail
Women's Facility
3330 HWY 149
Erin, TN 37061
931-289-4613

Erwin

Unicoi County Jail
Woman's Facility
1570 Jackson-Love HWY
Erwin, TN 37650
423-743-1858

Fayetteville

Lincoln County Jail
4154 Thornton Taylor Pkwy.
Fayetteville, TN 37334    
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Motlow State Community College
1802 Winchester HWY, Room 68
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-393-1763

Franklin

Columbia State Community College
Administration Building
1228 Liberty Pike, Room 323
Franklin, TN 37067
931-540-2821

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Columbia State Community College
Williamson County Sheriff Department
408 Centry Court
Franklin, TN 37064
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Workforce Adult Learning Center
118 Seabord Lane
Franklin, TN 37067
615-790-3311

Friendsville

Pellissippi State Community College
Blount County Campus
2731 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Room 197
Friendsville, TN 37737
865-694-6752

Gainesboro

Jackson County Jail
620 Hospital Drive
Gainesboro, TN 38501

Gallatin

Sumner County Adult Education
1598 Green Lea Blvd.
Gallatin, TN 37066
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Sumner County Jail
117 W Smith Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
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Volunteer State Community College
Ramer Building
1480 Nashville Pike, Room 148
Gallatin, TN 37066
615-230-3484

Greenville

Greene County Workhouse
817 W Summer Street
Greenville, TN 37743
423-798-1804
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Walters State Community College
215 N College Street
Greenville, TN 37745
423-585-6801

Harriman

Roane State Community College
Technology Building
276 Patton Lane, Room T-203
Harriman, TN 37748
865-882-4678

Hartsville

Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility
140 Macon Way
Hartsville, TN 37074
615-808-0400

Henderson

Chester County Jail
333 Eric Bell Drive
Henderson, TN 38340

Henning

West Tennessee State Penitentiary
480 Green Chapel Road
Henning, TN 38041

Hohenwald

Buffalo Valley Treatment Center
501 S Park Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462
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Lewis County Jail
437 Swan Avenue
Hohenwald, TN 38462
931-796-3018
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Lewis County Public Library
15 Kyle Avenue
Hohenwald, TN 38462
931-446-3356
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
813 W Main Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462
931-796-3747

Huntingdon

American Job Center/Career Center
470 Mustang Drive
Huntingdon, TN 38344
731-968-1200

Huntsville

Roane State Community College
Scott County Center
410 W. H. Swain Blvd.
Huntsville, TN 37756
865-481-2000 x4804
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Scott County Detention Center
214 Litton Covered Bridge Road
Huntsville, TN 37756
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Scott County Jail
575 Scott High Drive
Huntsville, TN 37756
423-663-2245

Jacksboro

Campbell County Jail
610 Main Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
265 Elkins Road
Jacksboro, TN 37757
865-415-2378

Jackson

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Main Building
2468 Technology Center Drive, Room 112
Jackson, TN 38301
731-424-0691

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West Tennessee Career Coach
Mobile Locations, Various Addresses
Jackson, TN 38301

Jamestown

Fentress County Adult Learning Center
209 N Main Street
Jamestown, TN 38556
931-879-3802
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Fentress County Justice Center
140 Justice Drive
Jamestown, TN 38556

Johnson City

Johnson City Police Department
601 E Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
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Northeast State
Johnson City Adult Education
101 E Market Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-354-2587

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Jonesborough

Washington County Correctional Facility
114 W Jackson Blvd.
Jonesborough, TN 37659

Kingsport

Northeast State Community College
Blazier-Wilson Hall
222 W Main Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
423-323-0211

Knoxville

New Horizons Computer Learning Center
Cedar Ridge Building
408 N Cedar Bluff Road, Suite 555
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-691-1515
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Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road, Room 122
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-694-6752
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Pellissippi State Community College
Division Street Campus
3435 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-694-6752

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Pellissippi State Community College
Magnolia Avenue Campus
1610 E Magnolia Avenue, Room 148
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-694-6752
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Pellissippi State Community College
Rodger D. Wilson Detention Facility
5001 Maloneyville Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-694-6752
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Pellissippi State Community College
Strawberry Plains Campus
7201 Strawberry Plains Pike, Room 2700
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-694-6752

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Tennesee College of Applied Technology- TCAT
1100 LIberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-415-2379

Lafayette

Macon County Adult Learning Center
501 College Street
Lafayette, TN 37083
615-666-2125

Lafollette

Roane State Community College
Campbell County Center
201 Independence Lane
Lafollette, TN 37766
865-481-2000 x4804

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Lawrenceburg

Columbia State Community College
1620 Springer Road
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-766-1600

Lebanon

Wilson County Jail
105 E High Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-444-5686
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Tennesee College of Applied Technology - TCAT
Wilson County
415 Tennessee Blvd.
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-699-2224

Lenoir City

Roane State Community College
Loudon County Campus
100 W Broadway, Suite 131
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-481-2000 x4804

Lewisburg

Columbia State Community College
980 S Ellington Pkwy.
Lewisburg, TN 37091
931-359-0351
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Marshall County Jail
209 N 1st Avenue
Lewisburg, TN 37091
931-359-0555

Lexington

District 7 Adult Education
Henderson County
293 N Broad Street
Lexington, TN 38351
731-968-1200
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Henderson County Criminal Justice Complex
West Tennesee Adult Education
170 Justice Center Drive
Lexington, TN 38351
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Tennesee College of Applied Technology - TCAT
230 S Broad Street
Lexington, TN 38351
731-424-0691

Linden

Perry County Adult Education
113 Factory Street
Linden, TN 37096
931-589-5012
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Perry County Jail
582 Bethel Road
Linden, TN 37096

Livingston

Overton County Justice Center
1010 John T. Poindexter
Livingston, TN 38570
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology - TCAT
740 High Tech Drive
Livingston, TN 38570
931-823-5525

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Lynchburg

Moore County Jail
58 Elm Street S
Lynchburg, TN 37352

Manchester

Coffee County Jail
300 Hillsboro Pkwy.
Manchester, TN 37355

Martin

University of Tennessee
Clement Hall Testing Center
210 Hurt Street, Room 211 & 214
Martin, TN 38238
731-881-7727

Maryville

Blount County Justice Center
920 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Room 074
Maryville, TN 37804
865-273-5245

McMinnville

First United Methodist Church
Outreach Building
200 W Main Street
McMinnville, TN 37110
931-473-4419
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
241 Vo-Tech Drive, Bldg #1
McMinnville, TN 37110
931-473-5587
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Warren County Jail
108 Security Circle
McMinnville, TN 37110

Memphis

Case Management, Inc.
Family & Consumer Support Center
2124 Democrat Road
Memphis, TN 38132
901-448-7827
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Hope Works
3337 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38116
901-396-8800
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Hope Works - District 8
1187 E Holmes Road
Memphis, TN 38116
901-396-8800

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Mark Lutrell Correctional Facility
6000 State Road
Memphis, TN 38134
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Memphis FBOP
1101 John A. Denie Road
Memphis, TN 38134
901-384-5501
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Pearson Professional Centers
6055 Primacy Pkwy., Suite 130
Memphis, TN  38119
901-684-4655
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Shelby County Division of Corrections
Education Department
1045 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, TN  38134
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Shelby County Jail
201 Popular Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

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Southwest Tennessee Community College
Farris Building
5983 Macon Cove, Room 2182
Memphis, TN 38134
901-333-5000
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Tech901
1350 Concourse Avenue, Suite 375
Memphis, TN 38104
901-881-2677

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University of Memphis
Brister Hall 112
3669 Alumni Drive
Memphis, TN 38152-3440

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Millington

Memphis FBOP
6696 Navy Road
Millington, TN 38053
901-384-5501

Morristown

Walters State Community College
Student Services Buiding
500 S Davy Crockett Pkwy., Room 141
Morristown, TN 37813
423-585-6801

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Mountain City

Johnson County Adult Education
370 Cold Springs Road
Mountain City, TN 37683
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Johnson County Jail
999 Honeysuckle Street
Mountain City, TN 37683

Murfreesboro

America's Career Center
1313 Old Fort Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
615-898-8081
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Rutherford County Adult Detention Center
940 New Salem HWY
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
615-898-7774
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Rutherford County Correctional Work Center
1720 S Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Nashville

Davidson County Sheriff's Office
Hill Detention Center
Administration Offices
506 Second Avenue N
Nashville, TN 37201
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Davidson County Sheriff's Office
Maximum Correctional Center
100 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37213
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Davidson County Sheriff's Office
Metro Southeast
1417 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37217
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Davidson County Sheriff's Office
448 Second Avenue N
1417 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37201
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DeBerry Special Needs Facility
7575 Cockrill Bend Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37243
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Nashville YWCA
1608 Woodmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37215
615-983-5111
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National College
1638 Bell Road
Nashville, TN 37211
615-333-3344
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New Horizons Computer Learning Center
220 Athens Way, Suite 150
Nashville, TN 37228
615-251-6955

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Riverbend Maximum Security Institution
7475 Cockrill Bend Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37243
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
100 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
615-425-5525

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Tennessee Prison for Women
3881 Stewarts Lane
Nashville, TN 37243
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Tennessee State University
Avon Williams Campus
330 - 10th Avenue N, Room 270
Nashville, TN 37203
615-963-7386
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Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy
3965 Stewarts Lane
Nashville, TN 37243

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True Core Behavioral
279 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Oak Ridge

Roane State Community College
Oak Ridge Branch Campus, Testing Center
701 Briarcliff Avenue, Room B-112
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-481-2000 x4804

Only

Turney Center Industrial Complex
1499 R W Moore Memorial HWY
Only, TN 37140
931-729-5161

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Paris

Bethel University
302B Tyson Avenue
Paris, TN 38242
731-968-1200
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Henry County Corrections Facility
210 Forrest Heights Road
Paris, TN 38242

Pikeville

Bledsoe County Correctional Complex
1045 Horsehead Road
Pikeville, TN 37367
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Bledsoe County Correctional Complex
243 Allen P Deakins Road
Pikeville, TN 37367
423-881-3251

Pulaski

Giles County Jail
200 Thomas Gatlin Drive
Pulaski, TN 38478
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Tennessee College of Applied Technology
1233 E College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478
931-424-2422

Ripley

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063
731-635-3368

Savannah

Hardin County Jail
525 Water Street
Savannah, TN 38372

Selmer

Charlotte Boley Center  
701 Industrial Park Drive
Selmer, TN 38375
731-453-5572

Sevierville

Sevier County Jail - Primary Annex
896 Old Knoxville HWY
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-4668
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Walters State Community College
Maple Marshalls Hall
1720 Old Newport HWY, Room 222
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-774-5800

Shelbyville

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
1405 Madison Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160
931-685-5013

Smyrna

Motlow State Community College
5002 Motlow College Blvd.
Smyrna, TN 37167
931-393-1763

Somerville

Hopeworks@
University of Tennessee
211 W Market Street
Somerville, TN 38068
901-396-8800

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Wilder Youth Development Center
13870 HWY 59
Somerville, TN 38068
615-360-4340

Sparta

White County Justice Center
111 Depot Street
Sparta, TN 38583

Spencer

Van Buren County Jail
125 Taft Drive
S[encer, TN 38585

Spring City

Spring City Adult Education
1430 Hinch Street
Spring City, TN  37381
423-365-7323

Spring Hill

Northfield Workforce Development & Conference Center
5000 Northfield Lane
Door 300, Room 208
Spring Hill, TN 37174
931-490-3834

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Springfield

Robertson County Detention Center
311 - 5th Avenue E
Springfield, TN 37172
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Workforce Adult Learning Center
299 - 10th Avenue E
Springfield, TN 37172
615-382-7323

Tazewell

Walters State Community College
Claiborne County Campus
1325 Claiborne Street
Tazewell, TN 37879
423-585-6081

Tiptonville

Northwest Correctional Complex
960 SR 212
Tiptonville, TN 38079
731-253-5000

Trenton

Gibson County Correctional Complex
301 N College Street
Trenton, TN 38382
731-855-1121

Tullahoma

Motlow State Community College
6015 Ledford Mill Road
Tullahoma, TN 37388
931-393-1763

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Wartburg

Morgan County Correctional Complex
541 Wayne Cotton Memorial Drive
Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-1300
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Morgan County Jail
414 Main Street
Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-1300
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Roane State Community College
Morgan County Campus  
150 Longview Drive
Wartburg, TN 37887
865-354-3000

Waynesboro

Wayne County Courthouse
100 Court Circle
Waynesboro, TN 38485
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Wayne County Jail
1016 Andrew Jackson Drive
Waynesboro, TN 38485

Whiteville

University of Tennessee at Martin 
Hardeman County Correctional Facility
2520 Union Springs Road
Whiteville, TN 38075
731-254-6000
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Whiteville Correctional Facility
1440 Union Springs Road
Whiteville, TN 38075
731-254-9400

Winchester

Franklin County Jail
420 Wilson Circle
Winchester, TN 37396
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Townsend Center
910 S Shepard Street
Winchester, TN 38398
931-446-3356

Tennessee State HiSET Exam Eligibility Requirements

  • You do not have to be a resident of Tennessee.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • You must be 18 years old or older. However, if you are 17 you can take the test with an age waiver signed by the Director of Schools. Other rules may apply so be sure to check for additional requirements. 
  • Cost: $15 (per subtest); $75 (total)
  • Passing score: 8 in each sub-test with a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay
  • Accommodations: You must apply for disability accommodations through the HiSET exam’s accommodations page.
  • After you pass the test, the State of Tennessee will award you a HiSET certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate.

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