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REGISTRATION  for classes for FALL 2014 is September 4th and 8th      Classes start September 22nd

The current version(paper/pencil) of the GED test expired in December 2013.

Beginning in January 2014, the test will be administered only as a computer based test. In addition to multiple choice questions, this test will include short answer and fill in the blank questions.

For more information on the new GED test, please visit www.GED.com. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page for important links and information !! Click here for our test taker registration How to Guide.

DANBURY is in the process of becoming a certified test site. We expect to be testing by the end of April. Certified test sites are in the following locations:  

Bristol Adult Education                                               
EASTCONN Adult Education
Education Connection Foothills Adult Education (Litchfield)
Enfield Adult Education 
Hartford Adult Education
New Haven Adult Education
New London Adult Education
Waterbury Adult Education
Vernon Adult Education
New Haven Job Corps                                             
Career Resources Bridgeport

With Computer Based Testing, you will be able to select the testing center that you want to go to, the test section that you want to take, and the date and time of your test. 
Registration includes orientation and placement surveys. Please plan on a 2 hour visit.
Register for day classes at 10 Crosby Street. 
9:00 am -  2:00 pm

Register for evening classes at Danbury High School at 43 Clapboard Ridge Road 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
(must arrive by 7 pm)

Returning students:
   September 4th
New Students:
  September 8th


Registration Information for taking the GED Test

Prior to visiting WERACE to register, students must visit www.GED.com to set up an account and begin the registration process. Once your account is set up, you may visit WERACE for registration completion.  Applicants wishing to complete the registration process may visit us in person  Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at  10 Crosby Street in Danbury.

All applicants need to have a Connecticut address a photo ID.   The following VALID forms of ID will be accepted. 

  • CT Driver's Permit,
  • CT Driver's License,
  • CT Identification Card or

The identification must include your LEGAL name, date of birth, photo and signature.

Applicants who are 17 years old must submit documentation that a parent or guardian has signed them out of a Connecticut high school and that they have been out of school at least six months.  Applicants who are 18 years old must submit an official letter from the last Connecticut high school attended certifying that their class has graduated or that they have been withdrawn from school for at least 6 months.  Applicants who are 21 years of age or over must pay a $13.00 administration fee (exact change preferred).  This fee is waived for veterans.  Students under age 21 do not pay an administration fee.

For information about registering for the test, please call WERACE at 203-797-4731.  If you are a student with a disability who requires accommodations, please click here, accommodations, and speak with our guidance counselor for more information.

 Click here to visit the State of CT GED website 

Click here for CT information from the GED Testing Service

 CT Policies from GED Testing Service

GED Classes

Adults who have not completed high school may take the GED Exam to demonstrate that they have the academic and thinking skills normally gained through a high school completion program. Individuals who pass all sections of the GED Test are awarded a Connecticut State High School Diploma.

WERACE offers a GED preparation program to help students prepare for this rigorous examination.  Classes prepare students for all sections of the exam with a focus on reading, writing and mathematics. Students may also enroll in Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes then progress to GED classes when ready. 

GED classes are offered both day and evening.  Daytime classes are offered at 10 Crosby Street, Danbury, and evening classes are offered at Danbury High School, 43 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury.  

Classes begin September 22nd and run through December 11th