Adult High School Completion Programs
General Education Development (GED)
The GED Test is offered only on computer and previous scores from the paper-based 2002 GED are no longer accepted. Learn more at GEDTesting Service or Connecticut State Department of Education
Free GED Study Resources at the Library
Online GED Preparation Course i-Pathways
Must register in person at the Downtown Branch, 500 Main Street
Online Practice Tests through LearningExpress Library
Books and instructional DVDs
GED Preparation Classes
Hartford Public Library
261 Barbour Street
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
9:30 to 11:30 a.m
Learn more: (860) 695-6349 or (860) 695-7400
Adult High School Credit Diploma Program(AHCDP)
Credits toward a local diploma are obtained through a prescribed plan that requires a minimum of 20 credits in academic and elective areas. Credits for work or military experience, independent study projects and online courses may be additional ways to obtain credit.
Career Online High School Diploma Program
Available free through Hartford Public Library. Limited scholarships available to qualified students. Learn more
National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
Designed for adults who have gained skills through life experiences. The NEDP is a portfolio assessment program that offers no classroom instruction (one-on-one).
Online High School Diploma (OHD)
Available free through U.S. Department of Labor Job Corps centers for young adults ages 17-24.
FREE Adult Education Providers
Hartford Adult Education (110 Washington St.)
* Serves Hartford residents only
Hartford Public Library, The AmericanPlace (500 Main St.)
Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc. (140 Woodland St.)
Phone: 860-527-0147 Ext. 267
Services in neighboring towns; free to residents only.
Bloomfield Adult Education
East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education
New Britain Adult Education
Vernon Regional Adult Based Education
NOTE: Serves: Ashford, Bolton, Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor. Ellington, Glastonbury, Griswold, Mansfield, South Windsor, Tolland, Vernon, Wethersfield, Willington.