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New York State has selected a high school equivalency test, the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), to replace the General Educational Development (GED) exam as the primary pathway to a High School Equivalency Diploma for students who left high school without graduating.

You can get information about:

  • Applications
  • Test results
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Disability options
  • Diploma verification
  • Duplicate diplomas
  • Testing schedules
  • Status of mailed documents

Online

Get information about the GED or TASC.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York State Education Department
  • Division: HIC Testing Office
  • Phone Number: (518) 474-5906
  • Business Hours: 24 Hours

Training programs for adults and out-of-school youth are offered by community-based organizations throughout the City. Instruction is provided to adults and to out-of-school youth who have limited reading, writing, mathematics, or English skills.

Programs include basic education, preparation for GED or TASC, and English for speakers of other languages.

Online

Get information about literacy and GED or TASC programs.

Find an adolescent literacy program.

Find a GED, TASC, or adult literacy class.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

Literacy and GED or TASC programs are offered by community-based organizations throughout New York City. Instruction is provided to adults and out-of-school youth who have limited reading, writing, mathematics or English skills.

Programs include basic education, preparation for GED or TASC , and English for speakers of other languages.

Locations for these local programs and the languages spoken will be provided.

Learn about literacy and GED or TASC programs.

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Young Adult Literacy Program provides youths and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 with pre-GED or pre-TASC instruction and support services tailored to their interests, needs, and age level. This program is available at community-based organizations and local public libraries throughout New York City.

Online

Find an adolescent literacy program.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Free GED Bridge to Health and Business Careers Program helps students enter or advance in the health or business professions while studying to pass the GED exam.

The Program features:

  • Preparation in all 5 GED subject areas, taught with a focus on health or business
  • Computer literacy training
  • One-on-one counseling and career guidance
  • College readiness activities
  • Transition to post-secondary education services

Online

Get more information about GED Bridge classes.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.