GED Classes Portland, Maine

This post lists all GED® (in Maine: HiSET®) class sites and testing centers in the Portland, Maine region. Maine uses the HiSET for its HSE (High School Equivalency) testing program.

HiSET testing can be done online and at state-recognized HiSET test centers.

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HSE testing offers adults who did not finish high school the opportunity to earn an equivalent degree.

The HiSET exam has five tests in these subject areas, Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

The HiSET can be taken both on a computer and on paper.

It used to be that the HiSET exam was not available via the internet. You needed to appear in person at a Maine-approved testing center to sit for the test face-to-face. The recent introduction of a new online test-taking option, however, has changed that. Read more below.

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Portland GED prep sites (HiSET)

Portland Adult Education 
14 Locust Street, Portland, ME 04101, Phone: 207-874-8155

LearningWorks YouthBuild
181 Brackett Street, Portland. ME 04102, Phone: 207-775-0105 ext. 142

GED or HiSET Maine Requirements

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Portland
142 High Street, Suite 514, Portland, ME 04104, Phone: 207-780-1352 / 773-3191

Portland Street Academy 
343 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME 04101, Phone: 207-874-1147/8155
Agency to help Portland homeless youth achieve their educational goals

Greater Portland Career Center (Referral Only)
151 Jetport Boulevard, Portland, ME 04102, Phone: 207-822-3300 or 877-594-5627

Locations around Portland (cities by alphabet)

Mid Coast Literacy 
9 Park Street, Ste 1, Bath, ME 04530, Phone: 207.443.6384

MSAD #44 Adult Education HSE Program (at Telstar High)
284 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel, ME 04217, Phone: 207-824-2136 ext. 1340

Biddeford Adult & Community Education
18 Maplewood Ave, Biddeford, ME 04005, Phone: 207-282-3883

Biddeford Adult Education
189 Alfred Street, Biddeford, ME 04005, Phone: 207-282-3883

Maine GED or HiSET Practice Test

UMA Brunswick Center
12 Sewall St, Brunswick, ME 04011, Phone: 207.373.4000
Southern Midcoast Career Center is located at Southern Maine Community College’s Midcoast Campus

Bonny Eagle Adult Education
290 Parker Farm Road, Buxton, ME 04093, Phone: 207-929-9185

Cumberland-North Yarmouth Community Education
290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, ME 04021 – Phone: 207-829-2208

RSU 5 Adult & Community Education
17 West Street, Freeport, ME 04032, Phone: 207-865-6171

Gorham Adult Education
106 Weeks Road, Gorham, ME 04038, Phone: 207-222-1095

Gray-New Gloucester Adult and Community Education HiSET Classes
10 Libby Hill Rd, Gray, Maine 04039, Ph: 207.657.9612

Adult Education of the Kennebunks & Arundel
89 Fletcher St, Kennebunk, ME 04043, Phone: 207-985-1116

Lewiston Adult Education-HiSET Classes
156 East Ave, Lewiston, Maine 04240, Ph: 207.784.2928/795.4141
Find all Lewiston area prep facilities here: Lewiston GED (HiSET )Classes

Gibson Center For Senior Services HiSET Classes
14 Grove Street, North Conway, NH 03860, Phone: 603.356.7242

Maine Free GED or HiSET Online Classes

OOB/Saco Learning Center HiSET Program
28 Jameson Hill Road, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064, Phone: 207-934-7922

MSAD 55 Adult and Community Education
71 Main Street, Suite 13, Porter, ME 04068, Phone: 207-625-3092

Jordan-Small Middle School (Windham/Raymond Adult Education)
434 Webbs Mills Rd, Raymond, Maine 04071, Phone: 207-892-1819

Saco Learning Center
80 Common St, Saco, ME 04072, Phone: 207-282-3846

Scarborough Adult Learning Center HiSET Academy (@ Scarborough High School)
11 Municipal Drive, Room A100, Scarborough, ME 04074, Phone: 207-730-5040

South Portland Adult Education
637 Highland Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106, Phone: 207-347-3389

A.R. Gould School (Long Creek Youth Development Center)
675 Westbrook Street, South Portland, ME 04106, Phone: 207-822-2600
No public availability

Sanford Community Adult Education (Anderson Learning Center)
21 Bradeen Street, Suite 201, Springvale, ME 04083, Phone: 207-490-5145

Carroll County Adult Education
680 White Mountain Highway, Tamworth, NH 03860, Phone: 603-323-5100

Merrymeeting Adult Education
35 Republic Avenue, Topsham, ME 04086, Phone: 207.729.7323
Merrymeeting Adult Education (MAE) is a joint effort of  Maine School Administrative District #75 and the Brunswick School Department.

Massabesic Center for Adult Learning
84 West Road, Massabesic High East Bldg, Waterboro, ME 04087, Phone: 207-247-2022

Westbrook Adult Education Center
125 Stroudwater Street, Westbrook, ME 04092, Phone: 207-854-0826
Westbrook Adult Education is located in the Westbrook Regional Vocational Center, just behind Westbrook High.

Windham/Raymond Adult Education
406 Gray Road, Windham, ME 04062, Phone: 207-892-1819
Windham/Raymond Adult Education is located behind Windham High School.

Maine Correctional Center
17 Mallison Falls Road, Windham, ME 04062, Phone: 207-893-7149
No public availability

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Introducing an online HiSET testing option

Until recently, HiSET testing was not offered online To earn your Maine high school equivalency diploma, your personal appearance at one of Maine’s state-designated HiSET testing centers was required. Now, all of this has changed with the introduction of a new online proctored HiSET testing option. This online option is called the HiSET-At-Home Exam.

So now, you can also take the HiSET exam from your own home in an online format that uses a proctor to oversee your testing activities and who checks if you do it all according to some pretty strict regulations. Check out this post: ‘New HiSET Online Testing Option Introduced’ if you want to learn more.

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Portland-area GED test centers (HiSET)

Portland Public Schools Adult Education
14 Locust St | Portland | Maine 04101 | Phone 207.874.8155

Street Academy HiSET Testing
343 Cumberland Ave | Portland | Maine 04101 | Phone 207.874.8155

Merrymeeting Adult Education-Bath
800 High St | Bath | Maine 04530 | Phone 207.443.8255

Telstar Reginal High School
284 Walkers Mills Rd | Bethel | Maine 04217 | Phone 207.824.824-2136 ext. 1340

Biddeford Adult Education Center
189 Alfred St | Biddeford | ME 04005 | Phone 207.282.4134

Bonny Eagle Adult Education
290 Parker Farm Rd | Buxton | Maine 04093 | Phone 207.929.9185

RSU #5 Freeport Recreation and Community Education
17 West St | Freeport | Maine 04032 | Phone 207.865.6171

Fryeburg Publ. Library
515 Main St | Fryeburg | Maine 04037 | Phone 207.627.4291

Gorham Adult Education (Room 135-A)
106 Weeks Rd | Gorham | Maine 04038 | Phone 207.222.1095

Gray-New Gloucester High
10 Libby Hill Rd | Gray | Maine 04039 | Phone 207.657.9612

RSU #21 Adult Education of the Kennebunks and Arundel
177 Alewive Rd | Kennebunk | Maine 04043 | Phone 207.985.1116

LRFA Freyburg HiSET Testing
1881 Roosevelt Tr | Naples | Maine 04055 | Phone 207.627.4291

Noble Adult and Community Education
388 Somersworth Rd | North Berwick | Maine 03906 | Phone 207.676.3223

Old Orchard Beach High School
28 Jameson Hill Rd | Old Orchard Beach | Maine 04064 | Phone 207.934.7922

MSAD #55 Adult and Community Education
213 South Hiram Rd | Porter | Maine 04041 | Phone 207.625.3092

Scarborough Adult Learning Ctr HiSET Testing (Room A-100)
11 Municipal Dr | Scarborough | Maine 04074 | Phone 207.730.5040

South Portland High School
637 Highland Ave | South Portland | Maine 04106 | Phone: 207.874.8155

A.R. Gould School
675 Westbrook St | South Portland | Maine 04106 | Phone 207.822.2662

Massabesic Center for Adult Learning (East Building)
84 West Rd | Waterboro | Maine 04087 | Phone 207.247.2022

Westbrook Adult Education Center
125 Stroudwater St | Westbrook | Maine 04092 | Phone 207.854.0826

Windham-Raymond Ad. Education HSE testing
406 Gray Rd | Windham | Maine 04062 | Phone 207.892.1819


Last Updated on September 25, 2021.