Newington Adult Education

Listing Last Update: October 10, 2018


605 Willard Ave
Newington, CT 06111

Primary Contact

Thomas Abbruzzese

(860) 667-5850

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • In-person

Program Overview

Classes are open to all area residents seventeen years of age or older who are no longer in school. All classes are held at the high school, unless otherwise noted in the course description. While non-residents are welcome to enroll, Newington residents will be honored first when class size limit has been reached. GED Test: What is the GED? The General Education Development test program is a method of obtaining a high school equivalency diploma for Connecticut adults. To prepare for the test, you may enter the program at age 17. To take the test: 1. A person 17 years of age or older may register if officially withdrawn from school for 6 months or their ninthgrade class has graduated. Proof of age and official letter of withdrawal are required. 2. Social Security Number and Photo ID are required. 3. If 21 or over, a fee of $13 is required. 4. The GED Test is computer based. Students can begin the GED registration process online at and complete the process in person at the Newington Adult Education Office, Newington High School, 605 Willard Avenue, Room 124. 5. Accommodations for the GED Test are available for qualified individuals with a disability. For more information contact Dr. Thomas Abbruzzese, Director of Adult/Continuing Education at 860-667-5850 between 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday. You may also contact Sabrina Mancini at the Connecticut State Department of Education at (860) 807-2111.

Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 4-8PM

Cost info: No cost to town residents $100 charge per credit for out of town Credit Diploma students.