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ABE/GED® /SpanishGED®

About the GED® Test:

The GED® Test is a timed test delivered on the computer. There are four subject areas:

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts – 150 minutes (including 10-minute break before the writing)
  • Mathematical Reasoning – 115 minutes (calculator available for most of the test – there are a few questions at the beginning where the calculator is not allowed)
  • Science – 90 minutes
  • Social Studies – 70 minutes

Registering for the GED® Test

  • Create an account at
  • Take and pass all four Official GED Practice Tests™ (there is a fee unless you are in our GED® Preparation program).
  • Provide proof of identification and CT residency
  • Complete an application in our Branford High School Office at 185 East Main Street
  • For Adults ages 21 and older, there is a $13 registration fee
  • Shoreline Adult Education is an official GED® Test Center - located at 185 East Main Street inside Branford High School; please call 203-488-5693 to schedule a test.

Get more information about the GED® test & registration

GED® Preparation Class Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum score of a 236 on the CASAS Goals Reading Test during intake
  • Minimum score of a 230 on the CASAS Goals Math Test during intake
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Pre-GED® Instruction is also available

About Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Pre-GED®

  • Basic reading, writing and/or math instruction for those adults who need a refresher prior to working in a high school completion program
  • Instruction is based on individual student needs and is a combination of online and teacher-directed activities
  • Academic and career counseling is included in the program

Class Times and Locations for GED® Preparation & ABE/Pre-GED® & Spanish GED®

GED®/ABE (in English) classes will be offered:

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday from 6-8 pm at Branford High School

Tuesday/Thursday from 6-8 pm at The Morgan School in Clinton

Se ofrecerán clases de GED®/ABE (en español):

Las clases se reúnen los martes de 6 a 8 p.m. en Branford High School y los jueves de 6 a 8 p.m. virtualmente

How to Register

Registration is rolling; register at any time online, call us at 203-488-5693, email Helen Paris at or attend an information session.

Must be 17 years or older.

Classes are free to residents of Branford, Clinton, Guilford and North Branford.

Individuals outside of our four-town region who require tutoring or ABE instruction may register for our program for a small non-refundable fee of $50 per semester/$75 per year if space in the classroom is available. 

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If you would like more information about our high school diploma programs, call our office at 203-488-5693 or email us.

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