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Classes for adults in reading and math

Adult Basic Education by NYC Department of Education (DOE) District 79 | Multiple providers

Actively recruiting

Adult reading, writing, and math


No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated 4 days ago

This program helps adults learn basic skills in reading and math.

The Department of Education (DOE) is offering free online classes to New Yorkers ages 21 and older. Classes help improve basic reading and math skills. Through Adult Education, you can work towards getting a high school equivalency diploma (HSE or GED).

Who it's for

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a resident of New York City
  • Be 21 years or older
  • Not have a high school diploma or equivalent


The schedule depends on where you’re taking classes.

Next Steps

For more information on how to enroll, email or call (646) 481-8227. Please include your:

  • Date of birth
  • Full address
  • Phone number