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Eligibility and Requirements for the AEL Enrollment

Students must be 19 years or older. Age exceptions for 16,17, & 18 year olds can be made if qualifications are met. See qualifications below.


  • 16 years old: court order with docket/case number
    • The court order must state " Adult Education and Literacy Program."
    • parent or guardian must be present to sign required paperwork at orientation.



  • 18 years old: high school Student Withdrawal Form and parent permission.
    • parent or guardian must be present to sign required paperwork at orientation.


  • For home-schooled individuals: 17 & 18 year old home schooled students should sign required paperwork at orientation.



  • Providing your Social Security number (A social security card is not required to attend class)
  •  A valid unexpired government issued identification card with name, date of birth & current address. Approved Forms of ID are listed below:   

Driver's License, Birth Certificate, Official Record Showing Date of Birth, Passport, School Records, Work Permit, Official Documents Issued by a Local or Foreign Government Agency (Only One Form of Approved ID Is Sufficient) 

  • Must attend an orientation and complete all necessary pre-tests
  • Must attend class per schedule and follow the AEL attendance policy            
  • Food and drinks and personal items such as cell phone, purse, backpack, etc. are not allowed at the Testing Room or while taking the test

For questions and more information, please contact the main office at 979-532-6301.

Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. (Please request reasonable accommodations a minimum of two business days in advance.) Relay Texas Numbers: 1-800-735-2989 (TDD) 1-800-735-2988 (Voice) or 711




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