Five Keys Schools and Programs

GED/High School Equivalency

Location: JobTrain, 1200 O’Brien Drive, Menlo Park, Ca 94025

Hours: Monday – Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

aaaaaaFriday, from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Start Date: Open Entry (You can start any time.)

Length of Training: Length of training varies according to student skill level at entrance.

Program overview:

Five Keys operates classes that are designed to improve reading, writing, and math skills, and introduce basic science and social studies. Students are prepared to pass the GED (General Education Development) Proficiency Exam. Classes are offered at no charge.

Certification Track:

  • GED (General Education Development) Proficiency Exam
  • California High School Equivalency Exam

Entry Requirements

Students must be at least 16 years old (with parental consent).

How to get started:

  1. Enroll in the class by clicking the button below, calling 313-338-9091 or just stop by!
  2. Once enrolled, you will take a few placement tests to see where you should start your studies
  3. The course instructor will discuss your personal GED course plan, and discuss next steps

Timothy Long

About the Instructor – Timothy Long

Tim has been teaching for over 15  years, working primarily in correctional settings, the Tenderloin in San Francisco, Oakland and other under-serviced communities. He is the Five Keys instructor at JobTrain’s location, for the GED/High School Equivalency program.

What is Five Keys?

Here at Five Keys, our goal is to restore communities through education. Our philosophy  is that through social and restorative justice principles, we can provide traditionally underserved communities the opportunity to restart their education, focusing on five key areas: Education, Employment, Recovery, Family, and Community.