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Maine Adult Education



High School Completion

High School Diploma

Free

with Maynard Walton, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Adults may earn a Bangor Adult & Community Education High School Diploma by taking our credit courses to supplement previous high school courses. We will analyze your most recent high school transcript and develop a learning plan to help you earn your diploma. Please call complete the registration form online or call 207.941.6316 for a registration appointment.

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)

Free

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

The HiSET is a series of five tests: reading, writing, math, science and social studies. Passing all five tests shows that you have the skills and knowledge expected of high school graduates. Your HiSET degree will open doors for work and college. 

Meet with a student adviser and plan for classes or tutoring to prepare for the tests. HiSET is a self-paced option to earning your high school credential. 

HiSET classes are small group or 1:1 tutoring to help you prepare for the test success. Build essential academic skills while learning invaluable test taking tips. 

HiSET ACADEMY

Free

with Franklin County Adult Education

Prepare for your HiSET in as little as 6 weeks. This will require a CASAS assessment to determine placement and learning needs. Th s HiSET Academy is designed to closely resemble the official HiSet exam, and the content is 100% aligned. Students are able to work independently, the learning is self-directed, and the lessons/practice tests are individualized.

* Practice Test * Scores Please contact our office @207-778-3460 to make an appointment and get started towards earning your high school equivalency. *We can say with confidence that if a student uses this program and goes through the process, they will be able to pass the official HiSET exam.

HiSET Equivalency Diploma

Free

with Maynard Walton, Bangor Adult & Community Education

The HiSET™ is a series of five subject tests; Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, and Math. The HiSET™ has replaced the GED in Maine. Students are enrolled in HiSET™ Academy to help them prepare for the exam. Students are expected to attend an in person class at least two hours per week and also complete at least two hours of study online per week. HiSET™Academy and the HiSET™ exam are free for Maine residents. Participants must be at least 17 years old and not enrolled in high school. Please call 207.941.6316 for a registration appointment or complete the online registration form.

HiSET Preparation

Free

with Brenda Hio-Hamdan, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

HiSet is Maine’s general education development (GED) program. If you are an adult without a high school diploma, the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) program could be your route to improved career prospects, a college education and increased earnings potential. Adult diploma programs are central to the mission and tradition of Maine Adult Education. Get your diploma and be one step closer to achieving your life's goals! Our daytime learning center is open only by appointment due to Covid-19 restrictions, but we have an active tutoring program available via Zoom.  Email us or call our office to get started on your journey to a diploma or beyond!

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HiSET Preparation and Testing

Free

with Sue Lasselle, RSU16 Adult Education

START ANYTIME!  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 17 or older. Accommodations are available for persons with documented disabilities per Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call 345-3217 or email rsu16adulted@rsu16.org for more information or to schedule an appointment. Start working toward your HiSET credential now!

HiSET Testing

Free

with Academic Instructor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

The HiSET is a High School Equivalency test that replaces the GED in the State of Maine:

  • Certifies a candidate’s attainment of academic knowledge and skills
  • Prepares students to test in five core areas: reading, writing, math, science, and social studies
  • Official HiSET instruction and testing is offered in Fryeburg and Naples
  • Start anytime! (Rolling admission)

 It's Never Too Late To Graduate!

Call our office 207-627-4291 for more information.

HiSET Writing

Free

with Brenda Hio-Hamdan, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

HiSet is Maine’s general education development (GED) program. In this 6-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!

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