Posted here are all GED or HiSET class locations and testing centers in the Springfield, Massachusetts region. Massachusetts offers both the HiSET and the GED exam for its high school equivalency testing program.
Both the GED and HiSET are offered online and at certified testing facilities.
The assessments offer people who didn’t finish high school the chance to earn an equivalent degree.
High school equivalency testing takes place at a level that’s similar to that of a graduating HS senior.
The computer-based GED® comes with four modules in math, literacy, social studies, and science that may be completed separately.
The HiSET® exam includes five subtests in literacy reading, literacy writing, math, science, and social studies.
The HiSET is offered both on a computer and in a paper-and-pencil format, and the subtests can be taken separately, too.
Until recently, online HiSET or GED testing was not available. You needed to show up at an official Massachusetts testing center. But that has changed with the introduction of both a GED and a HiSET online testing option. See more below.
Springfield GED prep classes
Springfield Technical Community College (Springfield Adult Learning Center)
1 Armory Square (Bldg 27, Ste 149, 1st Fl) – Springfield – MA 01102 – Phone: (413) 755.4300/3765
Springfield Public Schools Adult Education Center
204 Boston Road – Springfield – MA 01109 – Phone: (413) 787.7210
Springfield Partners for Community Action, Inc.
721 State Street – 2nd floor – Springfield – MA 01109 – Phone: (413) 263.6500
Training Resources of America, Inc.
32-34 Hampden Street – Springfield – Springfield – MA 01103 – Phone: (413) 732-2223
New England Farm Workers’ Council Youth Programs
1628-1640 Main Street – Springfield – MA 01103 – Phone: (413) 272.2280/2207
Springfield Housing Authority
160 Nursery Street, Springfield, MA 01104 – Phone: (413) 785.4738
Springfield City Library (Online Resources)
204 Boston Road – Springfield – MA 01109 – Phone: (413) 263.6839
YWCA of Western Massachusetts
1 Clough Street – Springfield – MA 01118 – Phone: (413) 732.3121
YouthBuild of Western Massachusetts (@YMCA)
1 Clough Street – Springfield – MA 01118 – Phone: (413) 733.9172 or (413) 732.3121 ext 137
Locations around Springfield (cities by alphabet)
Valley Opportunity Council
35 Mt. Carmel Avenue – 3rd Floor – Chicopee – MA 01013 – Phone: (413) 612.0206
Westover Job Corps Center
103 Johnson Road – Chicopee – MA 01022 – Phone: (413) 593.4248
Job Corps provides hands-on career training and education in high-growth industry sectors and can help you get your high school or GED diploma.
Enfield Continuing Adult Education
124 N Maple Street – Enfield – CT 06082 – Phone: (860) 763.7033/7032
Hartford Library GED Classes
500 Main Street – Hartford – CT 06103 – Phone: (860) 695.6337
All Hartford area GED classes can be found here -> Hartford GED Programs
Holyoke Comm. Coll. GED Education
303 Homestead Avenue – Holyoke – MA 01040 – Phone: (413) 552.2112
More Holyoke GED prep options <- are listed here
Hampden County Correctional Center
627 Randall Road – Ludlow – MA 01056 – Phone: (413) 547.8000 x 245
Not publicly available
Palmer Public Library (Top Floor Learning)
1445 N Main Street – Palmer – MA 01069 – Phone: (413) 283.2329
The Literacy Project Ware
23 W Main Street – Suite 3 – Ware – MA 01082 – Phone: (413) 967.9902
Westfield Community Education
4 School Street – 2nd Fl – Westfield – MA 01085 – Phone: (413) 336.3100 or or (413) 564.8340
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GED testing centers in and around Springfield
From Springfield, Cities by Alphabet
Springfield Technical Community College (GED or HiSET)
1 Armory Square | Springfield | MA 01102 | Phone 413-755-4709
Springfield Public Schools (HiSET Testing)
204 Boston Road | Springfield | MA 01109 | Phone 413-787-7210
Enfield Adult Education (GED)
124 N Maple Street | Enfield | CT 06082 | Phone 860-763-7033
Holyoke Community College (Kittredge Center, Room 204, GED or HiSET)
303 Homestead Avenue | Holyoke | MA 01040 | Phone 413-552-2112/2292
206 Maple Street | Fourth Floor | Holyoke | MA 01040 | Phone 413-552-2292
James House Community Learning Center (HiSET)
42 Gothic Street | Northampton | MA 01060 | Phone 413-552-2292
Westfield Public Athenaeum Library (HiSET)
6 Elm Street | Westfield | MA 01085 | Phone 413-552-2292
Windsor Adult Learning Center (Room 9, GED)
601 Matianuck Avenue | Windsor | CT 06095 | phone 860-687-2000
You may also want to take a look at Albany NY GED Programs
Introducing an online HiSET and GED option
Taking the HiSET or GED exam online was not possible. The exams had to be dealt with exclusively at one of Massachusetts’ state-designated testing facilities. But recently, this has changed as new, online testing formats were introduced for both the GED and HiSET exam.
A few years ago, Massachusetts introduced the HiSET exam for the state’s HSE (High School Equivalency) Testing Program to replace the GED, and later, the state decided to additionally offer the GED exam to its residents as well again.
Both the HiSET and the GED exams offer you the opportunity to make clear that you have had the education and have the level of knowledge and skills that can be expected of a high school student upon graduation.
Once you’ve secured your HSE (high school equivalency) diploma, your odds to obtain a better paying job are significantly greater, you have more options for career improvement.
If you want you can continue your academic education, and you will be working towards a sunnier future. But of course, you first will need to prepare well and pass the computerized GED test or the HiSET exam which is offered in both paper and computer formats.
The certificate that you attain when you pass the Massachusetts HiSET or GED exam is all over America recognized as equivalent to a regular high school diploma by virtually all government institutions, hiring managers, and colleges and universities.
Last Updated on June 18, 2022.