High School Equivalency Classes

Earn your High School Equivalency certificate.

BakerRipley’s High School Equivalency (HSE) program provides educational assistance to Neighbors without a high school diploma. Classes are open to everyone, free of charge. HSE classes cover a range of subjects, including reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies, to help prepare individuals to pass the HSE test and achieve their educational goals.

Get Started

To learn more about how to sign up for our HSE Classes, join one of our information sessions (held every two weeks in both English and Spanish), or reach out to us, and we will be happy to assist you.


Find a class that works for you!

Our classes run for 8-10 weeks and meet online, in-person, or with a hybrid style. Class offerings vary by location and level, but we will do our best to find the right fit for everyone. Classes will be organized around the following schedules:

  • Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Monday and Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Frequently Asked Questions

Individuals 17 years or older who have no obtained a high school diploma from a school in the U.S. are eligible for our program. 16-year-olds are only eligible for services with a court order.

We customize our instruction to students’ reading levels and cover all subject areas that will be covered on the HSE exam.

Our class offerings are:

  • Self-paced 
  • Hybrid setting
  • In-person
  • Small group, and 
  • Online

Students are encouraged to attend classes and prepare for and earn their HSE at their own pace. Some students earn their HSE as quickly as a few months and for others it takes them a few years.

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