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High School Equivalency (HSE/GED/TASC)

High school equivalency (HSE) programs are provided by Erie 1 BOCES
  • Classes are free of charge
  • Classes operate year round
  • New students always welcome

  • Students must be 19 years of age and removed / dropped from high school; or
  • Be a member of a high school class that has already graduated; or
  • Have had 1 year pass since student was officially dropped from the school district
Class Assignments
  • HSE: for students above 8th grade level in reading and math
  • Pre-HSE: for students at/or above 5th grade level in reading and math
  • HSE Basics: for students below 5th grade level in reading or math
Orientation (Students Must Be On Time)
  • All orientations are held at Erie 1 BOCES - 1526 Walden Ave. Cheektowaga, NY 14225
  • Students must bring pens, paper, photo-ID, and a social security card or birth certificate
  • Call (716) 821-7196 for orientation details
Contact Us

Patricia Riegle, Senior Supervisor

Katie Hochadel, Clerical
(716) 821-7196

Breaking News The GED is no longer the test of choice in New York State to obtain your high school equivalency.  The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is the new test to take if you need your high...