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Welcome to
the Goodwill Excel Center
Excel in Learning.  Excel in Life.

Welcome to The Goodwill Excel Center. It’s the first free public charter high school in Texas that provides adults ages 17-50 the opportunity to earn their high school diploma, complete an in-demand professional certification, and begin post-secondary education.

Obtaining your high school diploma can make the difference between getting a job and getting the job that you want. And with the additional education and training available, you will be able to enter the job market more quickly, command a higher salary, and turn a job into a long-term, sustainable career.

If you’re reading this, you’ve already taken the first step to changing your life, and the life of your family. You want to complete your high school education — The Goodwill Excel Center helps you make it possible.

the Goodwill Excel Center Difference

Individualized learning plans, free childcare, and Life Coaches are just a few of the ways The Goodwill Excel Center will empower you to succeed.

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“I love the patience they [life coaches and teachers] had with us. I’m a young mother, and I was even able to bring my son to school with me.”

– Lizbeth, Graduate

“It’s really easy to get enrolled and start working on your high school diploma. All of the teachers and life coaches are very involved in your personal development.”

– Steven, Graduate

“This is the best feeling in the world. I’m so proud of my peers and myself for coming this long way!”

– Katina, Graduate

The Diploma Difference

What a Difference a Diploma Makes: By completing high school and receiving your diploma, did you know that you will increase your earning power by up to $400,000 over your lifetime? Education really does make an impact on getting the job, salary, and career that you want.

 

$1600 High School Diploma Holders

earned approximately $1600 more in mean monthly earnings compared with GED certificate holders.

*2009 US Census Bureau

 

50% of Children

parents that don't complete high school are 50% more likely to drop out themselves.

*US Department of Education