Franklin Adult Education Program
Adult Basic Education
This program is designed for individuals who want to improve their current reading/math competency and/or for those who want to gain the level of skills necessary to pass the General Educational Development (GED) test. This program:
• Has rolling admissions
• Is offered at no charge to participants
• Fosters skill improvement in reading, writing and math
• Prepares participants for the GED test through individualized instruction designed to improve identified areas of weakness relative to the test
• Administers official GED pretests*
*Note: there is a $15.00 cost to take the pretest battery
Classes are held as follows:
Section I: Mondays & Wednesdays from 3 - 5:30 PM
Section II: Mondays & Wednesdays from 5 - 7:30 PM
Click here for the GED Examination Schedule
Franklin Adult High School
Designed to allow students to earn the credits required to attain an adult high school diploma, the Franklin Adult High School program:
• Awards an Franklin Adult High School diploma upon completion of the program
• Involves a registration fee and per course tuition costs, currently $10.00 and $110.00 respectively
• Requires 20 credits which include both required and elective courses
• Requires 45 hours of class time per credit
• Allows students age 16 and older who are enrolled in a traditional high school to take classes with permission from their school administration
• Offers classes from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
• Has homework expectations
• Allows options to earn elective credits such as:
- approved apprenticeship programs
- observation/practicum experiences in business/industry
- documented work experience(s)
- demonstrated competency in budgeting, child care, meal prep
- approved supervised community service
Prior to registering for this program, participants are required to meet with the Program Director to complete a credit review and develop an educational plan. For this initial meeting, official copies of transcripts for all prior high schools are required.
For more information contact the Franklin Adult Education office.
Become a life-long learner!
Is there a skill that you always wanted to learn? Want to indulge your creative side? Need more information on a topic that’s important to you?
Check out our course offerings!
Enrichment courses focus on topics of community interest in various areas such as personal improvement, crafts and hobbies, or specific skill development. These courses:
• Must be self-supporting
• Require a registration fee and have a tuition cost
• Change each semester based on community attendance and interests
• Offer possibilities to relieve the stress in your life through a relaxing activity
• Can provide information on topics that have significant impact on your life
Suggestions for future enrichment classes are welcome at any time (email to franklinadulteducation.org
For more information contact the Franklin Adult Education Services office.
GED (General Educational Development) Testing Center
GED testing is held at the Franklin High School Test Center on a regular basis. Pre-registration is required for all GED testing.
• Receive a High School Equivalency Certificate upon passing the exam
• Must have taken and passed official GED Pretests at an official GED Test Center prior to registering for the GED Test
• Must earn a minimum score of 410 on each of the five tests and a total of 2250 for the full battery
• May not take any individual GED sub-test more than 3 times in any calendar year
• Must physically reside in/have legal residence in New Hampshire at the time of the testing
• Must pre-register with the Chief Examiner
• Must have a government-issued photo ID to register and test
• Must pay $65.00 for the GED Test Battery
• Pay an additional charge of $15.00 per sub-test for any GED re-tests
• Are allotted a total test time of 7 hours 20 minutes to complete the entire test battery
• Can request testing accommodations which are available for documented disabilities in four categories: Learning and other Cognitive Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Emotional/Mental Health Disability, Physical/Chronic Health Disability
• Must be 16 years of age or older
• Must complete the appropriate Referral Form if they are under 18 years of age
For more information, please contact Franklin Adult Education Services.