The GED diploma is recognized by 97% of employers and educators as the most acceptable alternative to a traditional high school credential. Getting a GED can be a lot easier after you take an adult education class or GED test-prep course. There are tons of resources out there for test-takers to use, and most classes can be completed for free. Here are some of the most popular GED classes in the Bronx.
377 East 145th St.
Bronx, NY 10454
The Mercy Center is based in the South Bronx and offers comprehensive adult education services. For English as a Second Language, there are comprehensive language classes for students to choose between. There are also GED classes for test preparation. Besides test-prep, the Mercy Center also offers computer courses for work readiness.
Graffiti 2 Community Ministries
335 Beekman Ave.
Bronx, NY 10454
The Graffiti 2 Community Ministry is a religious organization that specializes in community outreach. They offer a number of counseling programs, with a few different options for work readiness classes. They offer participants the opportunity to pursue educational goals while also promoting volunteering activities.
Highbridge Community Life Center
979 Ogden Ave.
Bronx, NY 10452
The Highbridge Community Life Center offers a wide range of adult education services. The High School Equivalency training program will provide the practice and knowledge needed to pass the GED test. Their classes are offered in four sessions, from summer, to fall, to spring, to winter.
Association to Benefit Children
1841 Park Ave.
New York City, NY 10035
The Association to Benefit Children offers adult education through their “Open Door” program based in East Harlem. Besides test preparation, the Open Door program also offers counseling in job placement, family nutrition, and financial planning. There are a wide range of other services offered through the Open Door program.
Harlem Center for Education
2161 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10029
The Harlem Center for Education is a community-focused learning initiative that provides free GED classes to qualified applicants. You must be at least 19 years old and pass their placement test. Classes are held Mondays through Thursday. Students must call ahead for information about registration and scheduling.