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Learning Centers

Finish your high school degree. For free.
Get college credit. For free.

lc graduatesGet started by selecting the Learning Center nearest you from the list along the left.

Call or email the Center staff using the contact info on that page.

Attend one of our Learning Centers and we’ll help you achieve your goals.

The ESSDACK Learning Center concept began as a performance-based high school diploma program in 1996 and has expanded into community learning centers across Kansas.

The high school diploma program is consistent across all of the ESSDACK Learning Centers with individualized content and schedules. You work at your own pace and set your own goals and timeline. This flexibility allows you to balance employment and family responsibilities while earning your diploma.

Digital access allows for anywhere, anytime learning. Career development modules will help you achieve your long term goals.


Crucial to the Learning Center success is the support of the sponsoring high schools. Courses meet the standards of the district issuing the diploma with each Learning Center adapting to meet the needs of the community it serves. The Centers now provide opportunities such as computer courses, ESL classes, virtual art, and workplace training to community members.

  • ACT Career Ready 101 Curriculum (Work skills, soft skills, & career exploration)
  • ACT WorkKeys testing and ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Career Assessment and Planning
  • High School Diploma completion program with accredited high school
  • Online Virtual courses
  • High School Credit Recovery Program
  • GED Plus
  • CTE (Career & Technical Education) courses, dual credit (High School & College) for qualified courses and students who meet criteria
  • Supervised playroom for children of students
  • Expert instructors onsite every day
  • English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) / English as a second language (ESL)

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