Adult Basic Education/HiSET Preparation

Free class for students ages 18 and older will help improve math skills, reading and writing. Class will help students prepare for the HiSET exam.

Class meets on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am-12pm at Marion Gerrish Community Center, 6:30-8:30 pm at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School. (Effective January 26, 2022 - Math only class at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School 6:30-8:00 pm.) Pre-registration is required.

If class days/times do not work for your schedule, we offer one-on-one tutoring and/or distance learning opportunities to provide services to you on your schedule.

How to Register:

  1. Click here to complete the online registration form.

  2. We will ask you to take a placement test to help us to understand your current level.

  3. Your teacher will contact you via email, text or phone before class begins.

The HiSET Exam is the test administered for a NH High School Diploma. Derry Center for Adult Studies is an official HiSET testing center and offers paper-based testing. Students must be NH residents to take the test. Click here for the testing schedule. For more information email derryadulted@sau10.org

HISET Testing Schedule and Registration Information: 2022-2023

HISET testing is held at:

Gilbert H Hood Middle School (GHHMS)

5 Hood Road

Derry, NH 03038


ABE and HISET prep classes are held at:

Marion Gerrish Community Center

39 W Broadway

Derry, NH 03038

Tuesday and Thursday


Gilbert H. Hood Middle School (GHHMS)

5 Hood Road

Derry, NH 03038

Tuesday and Thursday

6:30-8:30 pm