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Manchester Adult Education

The Manchester Adult Education Program is located at The Manchester School of Technology at 530 So. Porter Street in Manchester, NH. Programs include Adult High School Diploma, ABE, (Adult Basic Education), HiSET (High School Equalivalency)  preparation and testing, ESL (English as a Second Language), and an evening electrical and plumbing apprenticeship program.

High School chemistry and biology with labs are offered for adults who may be entering a career in the health field and need a refresher.


ABE and ESL classes are held both days and evenings. High School Diploma, High School Equalivancy and apprentice classes are held evenings only.

Preregistration for the HiSET Test is required on line. Please go to hiset.ets.org to register before coming into the office to choose a date and pay.

Please select the tab for each program to get more detailed information on each program.


Office Hours


Monday and Wednesday  8:30 to 12:30 and 4:30 to 8:30

Tuesday and Thursday     2:30 to 8:30

Friday                               8:30 to 12:30


Please call for further information or to schedule and appointment: 603-628-6144

Christine Powers, extension 4230 for ESL and Apprenticeship

Marsha Glance, extension 4130 for ABE, HiSET and High School Diploma 




It is the policy of the Manchester Board of School Committee, in its actions, and those of its employees, that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, marital status, physical or mental disability, religious creed, national origin or sexual orientation for employment in, or operation and administration of any program or activity in the Manchester School District.