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High School Equivalency

How to Register

If you are ages 17 or 18, you must make an appointment to meet with an HSE administrative staff member at (845) 790-3590. Appointments are available at the Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie or at our Dutchess South Campus in Wappingers Falls.

If you are 19 or older, you may register in person at the Family Partnership Center, DCC South campus, or at one of our other class locations during class time. 

There are NO CLASSES on 11/22-11/23/2018, 12/25/18 - 1/4/19; 1/21/18; 2/18/19.

Location Key

Amenia ATH Amenia Town Hall: 4988 Route 22
Brewster BHS Brewster High School: 50 Foggintown Rd.
Dover Plains DES Dover Elementary School: 9 School St.
Poughkeepsie FPC Family Partnership Center: 29 N. Hamilton St., Suite 300
Wappingers Falls DS DCC South: Hollowbrook Office Park: 31 Marshall Rd., Bldg 4


High School Equivalency (HSE) English Program 

Day Class        
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 9/24 - 1/25 FPC $20
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 11/5 - 3/8 FPC $20
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 9/24 - 1/25 DS $20
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 11/5 - 3/8 DS $20
Evening Class        
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (MTWR) 9/24 - 1/25 FPC $20
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (MTWR) 11/5 - 3/8 FPC $20
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (MTWR) 9/24 - 1/25  DS $20
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (MTWR) 11/5 - 3/8 DS $20


High School Equivalency (HSE) En Español 

This course is designed for students whose first language is Spanish. Este curso está dirigido a estudiantes cuya lengua materna es el español . Todas las clases se ofrecen en español.

Day Class        
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 9/24 - 1/25 FPC  $20
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (MTWRF) 11/5 - 3/8 FPC $20 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(MTWR) 9/24 - 1/25 ATH $20 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (MTWR) 11/5 - 3/8 ATH  $20 
Evening Class        
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (MTWR) 9/24 - 1/25  FPC  $20 
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (MTWR) 11/5 - 3/8  FPC  $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWF) 9/24 - 1/25 DES $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWF)  11/5 - 3/8  DES $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWR)  9/24 - 1/25 BHS $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWR) 11/5 - 3/8 BHS  $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWR) 9/24 - 1/25 DS $20 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  (MWR)  11/5 - 3/8 DS $20 


Bilingual TASC for English Language Learners (TELL 025)

This is a full-time course for Spanish-dominant students who have a basic understanding of the English Language, are pursuing a High School Equivalency Diploma in Spanish and intend to register in credit-bearing courses at Dutchess Community College. The course also provides TASC instruction in Spanish with English translation for key terms used in each content area; and English Language Learner (ELL) instruction from Dutchess Community College’s approved State aided non-credit ESL Pathway to credit bearing course ESL101, Beginner Level II.

9:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. (MTWRF) 9/24 - 1/25 FPC $20
9:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. (MTWRF) 11/5 - 3/8 FPC $20


Placement Test Preparation (PPT 025)

This is a college placement test (Accuplacer) preparation course intended to provide students with the necessary skills to test into credit-bearing reading, writing, and math courses at Dutchess Community College and other post-secondary institutions. Prerequisites include a High School Diploma or its equivalent and an interview with our Transition Coordinator at the Family Partnership Center. Contact Samaria Gray for more information at (845) 790- 3590. Prerequisite: High school diploma or its equivalent. An interview with our Transition Coordinator at the Family Partnership Center. Contact Samaria Gray at (845) 790=3590 to make an appointment.

9:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. (MTWRF) 9/24 - 1/25 FPC $20
9:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. (MTWRF) 11/5 - 3/8 FPC $20