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HiSET - (high school equivalency exam)

The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) has replaced the General Education Development (GED) Diploma as Maine’s High School Equivalency as of January 2014. The paper-based version of the assessment will continue through 2014 with programs transitioning to HiSET’s computer-based version in 2015.

The HiSET consists of the following five subtests: Language Arts Reading, Language Arts Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. All of the tests are multiple choice with the exception of the essay portion of the Language Arts Writing Test. A passing score on each subject test is a scaled score of 8 out of 20, but learners must achieve a total scaled score of 45 to successfully achieve their high school equivalency diploma.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:15-8:15 pm in the High School Library

The Lincoln County College Connection
If you are a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. and want to further your education to create new career or job opportunites T.L.C.C. can help! Let us connect you to college or post-secondary education. Program includes pre-college courses, testing, and workshops as well as career counseling. Free for those who complete the requirements. Call 633-3224 or 975-6176 for more info.

Free College & Career Counseling for Adults
Are you 19 or older & planning to attend college but don’t know where to start? Or do you just want to find a better job & know you need futher education to move forward? Call Adult Ed at 633-3224 or 832-5205 for a FREE appointment with College & Career Readiness Advisor, Elizabeth Potter.

E.S.L. - (English as a Second Language)
Services are available for adults who speak another language as their first language and would like to learn English or improve their English speaking, reading and writing skills. Citizenship topics will be covered. Tri-County Literacy volunteers are available for one on one tutoring. If we have several adults who need these skills it may be possible to offer a group class. There is no fee for these services. Please call Adult Ed at 633-3224 or email: boothbayae@gwi.net for more information

Call the Adult Education office at 633-3224 for more information

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