• Adult Basic Skills and HiSET/GED Preparation

    The adult basic skills and HiSET/GED preparation program serves adults ages 16 and older, not currently enrolled in high school, who want to improve basic reading, writing and math skills for future education and career or who want to prepare for the HiSET or GED high school equivalency test. Classes are kept small to provide a safe and encouraging environment. Please note: adults can have a high school diploma and still be eligible for this program.

    All classes are FREE!

    Daytime Classes:

     9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Gladys E. Kelly Library 2 Lake Street in Webster, MA 


    9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Jacob Edwards Library 326 Main Street in Southbridge, MA, in the Pioppi Room.


    Evening Classes:

    Classes are held from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Bartlett High School in Webster, MA and at the former Southbridge High School/ Southbridge Academy in Southbridge, MA.


    Students must attend a Registration and Placement Testing session in order to enroll.



    High School Equivalency Test Information

    HiSET®: To create an account, to register, and to schedule the HiSET® tests, go to the HiSET website

    GED©: To create an account, to register, and to schedule the GED© tests, go to the MyGED© website

    Unsure about which test is the right fit for you? Check out this side-by-side comparison: 

    Comparing HiSET and GED Page 1 Comparing HiSET and GED Page 2

    Our office will assist you with any questions regarding the HiSET or GED tests and about preparation for taking the tests. Please contact us at 508-949-8282.