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GED Classes Quincy, Massachusetts

This article includes a list of all GED®-HiSET prep class locations and testing facilities in the Quincy, Massachusetts, area.

At these prep classes, you have the chance to become optimally prepared to take on the GED or HiSET exam confidently. Massachusetts decided in 2014 to offer the cheaper HiSET instead of the computerized GED exam but recently opted for both possibilities for the purpose of high school equivalency (HDSE) testing. Visit HiSET-GED in Massachusetts for qualification details.

Four individual GED tests

The GED has four individual subtests that can be taken individually within a period of two years: Math. Literacy, Social Studies, and Science. Both the HiSET and the GED (General Education Development) are administered by states and jurisdictions to measure knowledge and skills similar to a common high school course of study. Adults who have not obtained their high school diploma qualify for the GED and HiSET tests.

The HiSET

The HiSET, like the GED (General Education Development), is developed for adults who have not finished high school. The HiSET is offered both on paper and on a computer and has five subtests in the fields of English Writing, English Reading, Science, Social Studies, and Math. You may also be interested in this page that has links to all GED prep programs in America.

GED Requirements in Massachusetts

Quincy HiSET-GED prep locations

Quincy College HiSET-GED Prep Classes *)
1250 Hancock Street – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 984.1617

Quincy Adult Education Program GED
1509 Hancock Street – 2nd Fl – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 479.8181 (ext. 387)

Quincy Public Schools Ad. Education (North Quincy High)
316 Hancock Street – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 984.6619

Quincy Community Action HSE Program
1509 Hancock Street – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 657.5387

Quincy Asian Resources
219 Quincy Avenue – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 472.2200

Training Resources of America ACHIEVE Youth Opportunity Program
1515 Hancock Street – Ste 110 – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 773.1470
Entrance on the side of the building at 58 Ross Way

GED Requirements in Massachusetts

Locations around Quincy (cities in alphabetic order)

Massachusetts Literacy Volunteers
8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace – 3rd Fl – Boston – MA 02109 – Phone: (617) 367.1313
For all Boston region options click here

Braintree Community Continuing Education (Braintree High School)
128 Town Street – Braintree – MA 02184 – Phone: (781) 848.4000 (ext. 6860)
No GED classes but SAT instruction

Massasoit Community College Canton
900 Randolph Street – Canton – MA 02021 – Phone: (508) 588-9100 (ext. 1509)

Blue Hills Regional Tech
800 Randolph Street – Canton – MA 02021 – Phone: (781) 828-5800 (ext. 324)

College Bound Dorchester HSE Instruction
18 Samoset Street – Dorchester – MA 02124 – Phone: (617) 282.5034
See more Dorchester locations in this post

Stoughton High School (Stoughton Adult Ed.)
232 Pearl Street – Stoughton – MA 02302 – Phone: (781) 341-5183

GED Requirements in Massachusetts

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Quincy area GED-HiSET testing sites

Quincy College HSE testing
1250 Hancock Street – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 984.1617

Quincy Public Schools (Center for Technical Ed.)
316 Hancock Street – Quincy – MA 02169 – Phone: (617) 984.6619

Massasoit Comm. Coll. 
1 Massasoit Blvd – |Brockton – MA 02302 – Phone: (508) 588-9100 (ext. 1994)

Boston Department of Education
55 Malcolm X Blvd – Boston – MA 02120 – Phone: (617) 635-9300

GED Requirements in Massachusetts

The HSE diploma

Passing the exam earns an internationally recognized high school equivalent credential that may be used to further education, help obtain employment, or achieve other personal goals. Passing one of the exams leads to an internationally recognized and accepted high school equivalent credential which can be used for continued academic education, get better employment, or achieve personal goals.

*) Quincy College

Quincy College (both Quincy and Plymouth campuses) are now HiSET-GED (High School Equivalency) Testing Centers. Massachusetts joined Maine and New Hampshire to replace the GED with the HiSET exam by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Quincy College’s two campuses also became official Pearson VUE testing centers. In early 2017, Massachusetts decided to offer the GED as well.

The HiSET test includes five test areas, just as formerly the GED examination: literacy reading, literacy writing, math, science, and social studies. The HiSET is available in various formats (on paper or on a computer) and in English and Spanish. The GED comes with four separate tests (modules) that must be passed within two years.

The school offers a 10-week HiSET preparation course to get students all set for the HiSET exam, and applicants will first have to attend an orientation & registration session.

Quincy HiSET prep classes are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The prep course costs $350 (and this does not include the cost of books). If you want more information, you can call the school at 617-984-1617.

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