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Prep for the high school equivalency (HSE or GED) test

Pathways to Graduation by NYC Department of Education (DOE) District 79

Actively recruiting

High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep

Young adults

No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated 4 days ago

This free program helps young adults prepare to take the test to earn their high school equivalency diploma.

Pathways to Graduation can help you earn your high school equivalency diploma (HSE or GED) and get ready for college and career success. Classes take place at locations across the city and are open for students ages 17–21. If you’re over 21 years old, check out Adult Education.

Who it's for

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be 17–21 years old
  • Be a resident of New York City
  • Not have a US high school diploma or equivalency (HSE or GED)


Multiple schedules are available.

Language Access

Pathways to Graduation offers services in other languages.

Next Steps

To enroll in Pathways to Graduation, email Referral Center staff at For more information on how to enroll into Pathways to Graduation, visit