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High School Completion
High School Completion
with Adult Education Staff
Register: By phone to schedule an appointment 860 350-6647 ext. 1170.
Completion of coursestorm information and clicking the registration button will result in a contact call from Adult Education
High School completion classes begin:
New students August 19, 2019
Returning students August 26, 2019
All students new to New Milford Adult Education or those who have not attended for two years MUST attend our 4 night orientation August 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2019 from 5:00pm–9:00pm.
Students must be committed to attend class regularly, complete homework assignments weekly, participate in classroom activities and provide their own transportation to all programs . All Students have access to a Guidance Counselor for career and college planning.
Individuals wishing to enroll in the high school diploma or GED® Test Preparation program must meet the following criteria:
• Must be at least 17 years of age or older
• Must be officially withdrawn from day school
• Must submit a copy of the official withdrawal form with parents signature for students 17 years old
• Must not have a high school diploma or a GED certificate
Please bring an official transcript from all schools in which you were enrolled, as well as a copy of your withdrawal from day school. Be prepared to take a basic Math and English test and complete admission paperwork (approximately 45 minutes long) on the day you register.
Graduation Requirements A diploma candidate must accumulate 23 credits which include the following:
English 4 credits Science 3 credits
Math 3 credits Social Studies* 3 credits
Voc Art 1 credit Electives** 9 credits
*Must include 1 credit of U.S. History, .5 credit of Civics and **.25 credit of Orientation to Adult Education and ,25 of Senior Portfolio.
All students must also meet graduation standards and complete an information literacy project.
To enroll in the GED® Test Preparation program, an adult must:
Achieve a score greater than or equal to a 236 on the CASAS 80 Reading Appraisal and/or CASAS 80 Math Appraisal.
Be 17 years of age or older AND no longer enrolled in school
Commit to the program attendance policy.
Accommodations on the GED® tests are available for qualified individuals with a documented disability. For more information, contact Christy Martin at 860-350-6647 X 1170. You may also contact Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at 860-807-2110 or Sabrina.Mancini@ct.gov.
GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and administered exclusively by GED® Testing Service LLC under license. This material is not endorsed or approved by ACE GED® Testing Service.
New Milford Adult Education is in compliance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec.10-73a and does not charge fees for registration, textbooks or materials used in mandated program areas