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Adult Education Center

NIC’s Adult Education Center is designed to help start and restart opportunities! Our program can help you prepare for the GED® (16 and up), get into college or improve your skills to gain a better job. No matter the reason, tuition is free and learning materials are provided. The AEC allows students to progress at their own pace and offers small group instruction to achieve goals set for each individual student. For more information or to get started call (208) 665-5099 or e-mail

GED® Test Program

A GED® credential is proof that you have U.S. high school-level education. The GED® is accepted by nearly all U.S. colleges, universities and employers, as well as many schools and organizations across the world

Students must register, schedule and pay for the GED® online at

Students under the age of 18 must complete the Idaho GED Testing Wavier Application. A completed application can be dropped off, mailed, emailed or faxed to any of NIC’s AEC centers.

The GED test consists of four content areas: 

  • Reasoning through Language Arts (RLA) – 150 minutes
  • Mathematical Reasoning – 115 minutes
  • Science – 90 minutes
  • Social Studies – 75 minutes

The test is delivered exclusively on a computer, which provides a consistent testing experience nationwide and improved passing rates.

The GED now has 24-hour scoring on all four parts, including the new score report for reporting and remediation. Students can place in three score levels:

  • GED® High School Equivalency (Score >145)
  • GED® College Ready (Score >165)
  • GED® College Ready + Credit (Score 175)

Order your test records online. 

AEC Locations

NIC’s Adult Education Center has multiple locations to serve students throughout our North Idaho region. 

Class Times

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Evening hours: Mondays and Tuesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesdays 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Online classes with instructor support are also available.

AEC-Bonners Ferry Center
Bonners Ferry High School
485 Tamarack Lane
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: (208) 267-3878


  • Director Kimberly Baugh
  • Instructor Cyndi Clark

Class Times

  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to noon and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Online classes with instructor support are also available.

Office Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

AEC-Coeur d’Alene Center
Molstead Library, Second floor
875 W. Garden Ave.
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 665-5099 phone
Fax: (208) 625-2328 fax

Class Times

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Online classes with instructor support are also available.

Office Hours

  • Monday           8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday          8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday     8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday         8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday              8 a.m. - noon

NIC at Sandpoint 
515 Pine St., Suite G
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: (208) 665-2796 / (208) 263-4594