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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

High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Adult reading, writing, and math


No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated on Jan 28, 2021

This program helps adults learn basic skills in reading and math and prepare for the HSE exam.

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 US high school diploma or equivalent


The schedule depends on the individual student’s needs.

Next Steps

To enroll, fill out the online enrollment form.