Adults who did not complete their high school education have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma by attending class and accumulating the required number of credits. Students must earn a total of 22 credits.

Classes are offered in English, Math, Social Studies, and Science on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Credits previously earned are transferable.

Additional credits may be earned for work experience, occupational license, apprenticeship training, formalized job training, military service, independent study, community service and by completing courses online that are provided by the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium. The adult high school also collaborates with Gateway Community College for additional credit options.

Call for an individual interview to determine if this is your best route to obtain a high school diploma.

Walk-In Registration for the Adult High School Diploma Program:

FALL 2016

Term 1 Registration
Monday, August 8, 2016
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
6:30 pm

Term 1 Classes Begin
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
6:30 pm

Term 2 Registration
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:30 pm

Term 2 Classes Begin
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6:30 pm

For more information, please call the Adult Education Office at 203.407.2028.

Carl Mungiguerra, Coordinator
Robert Agnese, Counselor


There are three routes to a high school diploma: the Adult High School, the GED Exam, and the External Diploma Program. To see which one is the best fit for you, check this comparison chart ›

View the Hamden Adult Education Student Handbook (PDF) ›

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