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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 GED.com
  • 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 hparis@branfordschools.org 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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