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General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

The district contracts with OCM BOCES for General Equivalency Diploma (now called TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion) programs designed to give students and adults (ages 16 and older) who did not complete high school an opportunity to earn their high school diplomas. Students do not have to pay any fees to participate in this program.

The program for 16 and 17 year olds is conducted at BOCES. Classes are held Monday through Friday, either 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM or 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Students must be referred to the program through their high school counselor. To be eligible, students must complete an application form, meet with a school representative and be 16 years old prior to July 1st.

The GED/TASC Preparation Program for students age 18 and older is also offered by OCM BOCES. The student must complete a registration application at BOCES. Contact the OCM BOCES Program Coordinator with questions regarding their GED/TASC program at (315) 433-8353.

The State Education Department maintains a Hotline (1-518-474-5906) for any questions regarding GED/TASC preparation programs, testing dates, or eligibility requirements. Email inquiries can also be sent to hse@nysed.gov.