- Overview of Organization and Services:
The Massachusetts High School Equivalency Team, housed within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, oversees:
The issuing of the Massachusetts High School Equivalency credential, a nationally-recognized document that is accepted by virtually all colleges, universities, and employers in the country as exactly equivalent to a high school diploma; and The administration of the tests required to earn the credential.
Note: The HES was formerly commonly referred to as the GED.
- Demographics Served:
- City/Towns Served:
Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
- Types of Services Provided:
Education and Job Training, GED, Computer, Job Readiness Skills