High School Equivalency

Funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).
For adults 21 years and older (night classes) and students 21 and under (daytime classes). 


Classes are offered Monday to Thursday from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Classes are also offered from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (for students under 21).


RiseBoro Youth Center
1474 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237

Bushwick High School Campus
400 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11237

The phone number for both locations is (718) 381-9653.


High School Equivalency (HSE) classes are designed to prepare students for the national high school equivalency examination, the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC). Instruction is based on the content of the test, which includes Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Science. Students receive instruction in the following subjects, Language Arts – Reading, Language Arts –Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Classes are taught in Spanish and English by a certified Department of Education instructor.

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