Here we show you all GED preparatory class locations as well as testing sites in the Toms River area. In New Jersey, there are two options to take the high school equivalency test, the GED and HiSET.
The HiSET and GED exams may be taken online or at state-certified test centers. The TASC exam was discontinued.
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The exams offer adults without a high school diploma the opportunity to acquire an equivalent degree.
The GED® exam has four separate modules or subtests in Math, Social Studies, Literacy, and Science that need to be dealt with separately.
The HiSET® exam has five tests that can be taken separately as well. Here, the section “Literacy” comes with individual Reading and Writing subtests.
Testing takes place at a level similar to that of graduating high school seniors.
In the past, online high school equivalency (HSE) testing was not possible. Your personal appearance at a New Jersey state-designated testing site was required.
However, the launch of online proctored GED and HiSET testing options has changed all of that. Read more below at the bottom of this page.
Toms River GED Prep Sites
Ocean County College Adult Education, Civics, & Workforce Preparation Program (AECWP)
One College Dr – Toms River – NJ 08754 – Ph: (732) 255.0400 ext. 2346
HiSET exam, Building 4, Room 107
Ocean County Achievement Center (@Ocean County Coll. Bldg 4, Rm 109)
One College Dr – Toms River – NJ 08754 – Ph: (732) 255.0400 ext. 2354
The Ocean County Achievement Center, hosted on OCC’s campus, provides free educational services, such as high school equivalency instruction, to out-of-school youth ages 16-24.
The Helms Academy (Goodwill NJ)
One College Dr – Toms River – NJ 08754 – Ph: (856) 566.5375
Ocean County College Youth Success Center. Not a GED but a high school completion program.
Literacy New Jersey-Ocean County
52 Hyers St – Suite C-2 – Toms River – NJ 08753 – Ph: (732) 864.9646
Toms River High School North (St. Francis)
1245 Old Freehold Rd – Toms River – NJ 08753 – Ph: (609) 494.8861 (x 185)
Ocean County One-Stop Career Center (Advice & Referral)
1027 Hooper Ave – Bldg 6 – Toms River – NJ 08753 – Ph: (732) 286.5616
Successful job searches start with decent planning. Today, practically all jobs, even at the entry level, require at least a secondary education degree (high school or equivalent diploma). Ocean County One-Stop Career Center will help you make the right decisions regarding a career path that will suit you best.
Locations Around Toms River (Cities In Alphabetic Order)
Asbury Park Adult Education GED Classes
523 Lake Ave – Asbury Park – NJ 07712 – Ph: (732) 776.2666
Dorothy McNish Parent Center (Asbury Park School District)
300 Prospect Ave – Asbury Park – NJ 07712 – Ph: (732) 224.2828
Brookdale Community College and Asbury Park School District have launched a GED program entitled “Youth GED and Career Pathways Program”.
New Jersey Youth Corps of Monmouth County
810 4th Ave – Asbury Park – NJ 07712 – Ph: (732) 775.1035 ext 231
Atlantic Cape Community College
1535 Bacharach Blvd – Atlantic City – NJ 08401 – Ph: (609) 343.4800/4884
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Brick Library (St. Francis)
301 Chambersbridge Rd – Brick – NJ 08723 – Ph: (609) 494.8861 (x 185)
Brick Huntington Learning Center
736 Brick Blvd – Brick – NJ 08723 – Ph: (732).477.8600
Brookdale Community College
3680 Rte 9 S – Freehold Township – NJ 07728 – Phone: (732) 224.2180/2828
Monmouth Co. Correctional Institution
1 Waterworks Rd – Freehold Township – NJ 07728 – Phone: (732) 431.7860
Not open to the public
Holy Family Church
1139 E County Line Rd – Lakewood – NJ 08701 – Ph: (609) 494.8861 (x 185)
St. Francis Community Ctr GED Instruction
4700 Long Beach Blvd | Long Beach Township | NJ 08008 | Ph: (609) 494-8861 (x 185)
Literacy New Jersey-Monmouth County
213 Broadway | Long Branch | NJ 07740 | Ph: (732) 702-1895
Middletown Huntington Education Center
2011 Rte 35 North – Middletown – NJ 07748 – Ph: (732) 671.0200
New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy
100 Camp Dr – Sea Girt – NJ 08750 – Ph: (800) 997-5587
Southern Regional High School (St. Francis)
90 Cedar Bridge Rd – Stafford Township – NJ 08050 – Ph: (609) 494-8861 (ext. 185)
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Introducing Online GED And HiSET Options
Sitting for the HiSET or GED exam in an online format had, until recently, never been an option. HSE testing was simply not offered over the internet. But now, with the introduction of online HiSET and GED testing options, that has all changed.
If you want to read all about the newly introduced HiSET-Exam-At-Home online testing option, check out this page: ‘The online HiSET test,’ and to learn more about the online proctored GED testing option, go to this page: ‘Welcoming the online GED test.’New Jersey Free Online GED Classes
Toms River Area GED Testing Sites
From Toms River, Cities by Alphabet
Ocean County College (HiSET Test Center)
One College Dr – Toms River – NJ 08754 – Ph 732.255.0530
Cape May Tech Testing Ctr
188 Crest Haven Rd – Cape May Court House – NJ 08210 – Ph 609.380.0242
MASCEC-Lakewood HiSET Test Center
1301 Monmouth Avenue | Lakewood | NJ 08701 – Phone 856.5.4-2200
Professional Career Services
1771 Madison Ave (Suite 10) | Lakewood | NJ 08701 | Phone 732.905.9700 ext. 621
Brookdale Comm. College GED Testing Site
765 Newman Springs Rd – Lincroft | NJ 07738 – Phone 732-229-8440/224-2584
Atlantic County One-Stop Career Center
2 S. Main Street – Pleasantville | NJ 08232 – Ph 609.485.0052
In New Jersey, GED hopefuls must be at least 16 years of age to be able to sit for the GED or HiSET exam. When they’ll meet some additional requirements, however, 16 and 17-year-olds may also be eligible.
Underage testers must submit a “Certificate of Consent,” a form that certifies that they’re not enrolled in any school, have permission to take the GED exam from their school districts, and demonstrate parental consent as well in writing, signed by a parent or legal guardian.
The parent or guardian must then accompany the underage test-taker to the test center with the completed “Certificate of Consent to Participate” form. Underage students that have a legal guardian are also required to bring a copy of the guardianship awarding court document.
The New Jersey equivalency exam is only available to state residents, and proof must be provided by photo identification. New Jersey does not require test-takers to attend a prep course prior to sitting for the exam, nor are they required to attain passing scores on the GED Ready® practice test to take the four-module GED exam. The modules can be taken separately, one at a time, if you prefer.