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HiSET (formerly GED)

in High School Completion

HiSET Preparation and Testing


with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 9 am

Similar to the GED®, the HiSET® exam measures learning developed through life experiences in areas of Reading, Science, Social Studies, Math and Writing. Preparation classes, predictor tests and exams are free. Must be seventeen or older. Accommodations are available for persons with documented disabilities per Americans with Disabilities Act.  Please call 345-3217 or email for more information or to schedule an appointment. Start working toward your HiSET credential now!

HiSET Writing


with Brenda Hio-Hamdan, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 3, 2022

In this 8-week Zoom course, you’ll learn how to write an essay for the HiSET Writing Test. The class will focus on organizing your ideas and providing supporting details in an argumentative essay. Grammar, punctuation, and writing mechanics will also be covered.  There will be opportunities for revising and editing with other students. Learn how to write your best essay!

Math for HiSET


with Peg Junge, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Oct 3, 2022

Placement testing is necessary to register for this course. Students prepare for their HiSET Math test through a structured process of refreshing prior math knowledge and learning new skills. This 12 week blended course (on Zoom or in person) begins with a quick review of fraction, decimal, and percent usage, before continuing with topics such as ratios, statistics, probability, basic geometry, and algebra topics. Students are expected to practice independently between the weekly classes with provided videos, worksheets, and quizzes that are available online.

Adult Learning Center


with Five Town Adult Ed Staff, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Unsure of where to start? Call us.

The Learning Center is open to all adults in need of academic instruction and guidance. Hours vary by day, and we will try to meet you on your schedule. Our staff provides individualized instruction in the areas of:

  • High School Equivalency
  • HiSET Prep
  • Accuplacer Prep
  • Math and ELA instruction to prepare you for college-level coursework
  • General reading, writing, and math tutoring for anyone pursuing college or career education
  • Workforce credential or certification tutoring and prep
  • College and Career advising

All services through the Learning Center are FREE of charge. If you or anyone you know could use any of these services, please contact us.

Instructional Hours

Due to restrictions, please do not drop in unannounced to the Learning Center. Call us to schedule your first appointment.

College Prep Math


with Academic Instructor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Pre-college math class is designed for students who want to brush up on their math skills or seek to boost their Accuplacer scores for college entry. This course will review arithmetic, including factoring, fractions, percents, and word problems as well as algebra and statistics concepts in a supportive environment. 

Rolling Admissions.

For more information call 207-647-3015 or use the Register Online button and we will contact you.




with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Whether preparing for the HiSET exam, working on skills for career advancement, or earning credits toward an adult education diploma, students will work within an individualized program to improve their knowledge of English topics, ranging from crafting essays to exploring poetry.  

Call today for an appointment.

English Focus


with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Whether preparing for the HiSET exam, earning credits toward an adult education diploma, or preparing for college and a career, students will learn the fundamentals of writing, reading, and mechanics.  Classes are done at the student's pace, with targeted instruction.  Multiple texts will be used, with a variety of reading selections.  Students work in a "lab" like setting, focusing on individual work with help from the instructor.  This is intended for all levels of learners. 

Call today for an appointment.

High School Equivalency


with MCAL Staff, Massabesic Center for Adult Learning

Massabesic Center for Adult Learning is proud to have supported many adult learners through the process of achieving their High School credential and we would like to work with you too. If you are interested in joining our program or would just like to learn more, please 'register' for this class and our Student Advisor will reach out to you, or, you can call 207-247-2022.

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