Adult Learning Center Events

 
 Lawrence Public Schools - Adult Learning Center
A WELCOMING PLACE FOR ADULT LEARNERS THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY!
 
ALL CLASSES FOLLOW THE LAWRENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR
ESOL Classes
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Tues/Wed/Thurs 12:15 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs. 5:45 -  8:45 PM
 
SPANISH ABE/High School Equivalency Test Prep
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs 1:15 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs  5:45 - 8:45 PM
 
ENGLISH ABE/High School Equivalency Test Prep
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Tues/Wed/Thurs 12:15 - 2:30 PM
Tues/Wed/Thurs. 5:45 - 8:45 PM
 
Family Literacy Programs - Leahy School and Oliver Partnership School
Tuesday/Wednesday 5:30 - 8:00 PM
 
TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR OUR CLASSES:
 
 
Evaluation Assessments are held at the LPS - ALC at 147 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA.  
See the main ALC webpage for an updated placement test schedule.
 
Students are placed in classes as space permits.  Students not enrolled immediately will be placed on our wait list and placed as soon as space is available.
 
 
 
 
 
Lawrence Public Schools - Adult Learning Test Center
Lawrence Public Library
51 Lawrence Street, 3rd floor
LAWRENCE, MA 01840
Phone: (978) 722-8114

Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 2:30

 Chief Examiner, Jazmin Paulino                                                          Examiner, Sandra Guzman

 

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has contracted with ETS and Pearson to provide the following High School Equivalency: GED and HiSET.  The HiSET test is available in both paper/pencil and computer testing, and will be administered at the Lawrence ALC Test Center in either format in both English and Spanish.  The GED is available computer based only in English and Spanish.  Testers MUST go online, create an account, and register and pay for tests at www.HiSET.ets.org  or www.ged.com.  We are happy to assist with all aspects of registration through testing.  Please call us for information: 978-722-8114.

 
TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION:
Register at www.diplomasender.com to get your free initial HSE Credential and Official Transcript, to preview your documents, and to order additional documents.  All records are accessed through this company that has been contracted by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
 

 

RESOURCES:
 
ETS HiSET Test
 
FREE ONLINE MATH COURSE:
Other Resources:
www.pbslearningmedia.com, search for math
www.learnatest.com (access through Lawrence Public Library, then click on Learning Express)

Massachusetts offers both the GED and HiSET as approved tests that lead to the awarding of a Massachusetts High School Equivalency credential.   The Lawrence Public Schools - Adult Learning Center Test Center is located at the Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence Street (3rd floor), Lawrence, MA. We administer the HiSET test  in both Paper/Pencil and Computer format in English or Spanish.  The GED test is administered in both English and Spanish, computer-based only.  Those planning to take either set of tests must register for an account at www.HiSET.ets.org or www.GED.com, schedule tests and pay for testing through this same website.  We at the LPS-ALC Test Center are happy to help.  Please call us at 978-722-8114 or Jazmin.paulino@lawrence.k12.ma.us.

Our Center is prepared to assist adults who are interested in preparing to take the test through our classes at the Lawrence Public Schools - Adult Learning Center, located at 147 Haverhill Street. 

Please contact us to answer any questions: 978-722-8113

Placement Testing for potential students is as follows:

English(ESOL) Class Status for November/December 2019:

AM/Afternoon/Evening Classes= Next Placement Test is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th at 11:45am 

 

English High School Equivalency Class Status for November/December 2019:

AM/Afternoon/Evening Classes = Next Placement Test is scheduled for Wednesday, December 11th at 12:30pm

 

Spanish High School Equivalency Class Status for November/December 2019:

AM/Afternoon/Evening Classes = Next Placement Test is scheduled for Wednesday, December 11th at 12:30pm

 

Please arrive on time as testing is on a first-come-first-serve basis. The intake and testing process will take up to 2 hours, so please plan accordingly.  We recommend that you bring a government issued picture ID (not required) to help with our intake process. The Placement testing will take place at the Adult Learning Center 147 Haverhill St., Lawrence, MA. Entrance is through the side door of the building, across from the Lawrence Senior Center. 

adult graduate in blue robe and man wearing glasses

43 Adult students from the Adult Learning Center were awarded their High School equivalency diplomas in a special ceremony held in the Performing Arts Center. Congratulations to all the graduates. 

Adult Learning Center graduates waiting for the ceremony on LHS Campus
Congratulations to all students from the area who passed the Hi-Set exam and graduated in a ceremony at the Lawrence High School Campus. Good luck, graduates!