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Accelerate Your Future with a High School Equivalency Diploma

Free TASC™, Math, Reading & Writing Classes


The GED(r) has been replaced by the TASC or Test Assessing Secondary Completion as the New York State Education Department's official exam for obtaining a high school equivalency diploma.

These courses are designed to assist adults 17 years and older with math, reading, and writing skills in preparation for taking and passing the TASC™ exam. Instruction focuses on improving basic skills, reading of science & social studies materials, as well as analytical and general study concepts.

TASC™ Reading and Math Basics for Adults
TASC™ Distance Learning
TASC™ Test Preparation
TASC™ Test Preparation - Online
Math Lab

Reading Lab

Monday-Friday classes available morning, afternoon & evening (except Friday).  Saturday morning classes available.


What You Need to Know About the TASC™ Exam


The New York State TASC™ exam is offered at least once a month at the Workforce Literacy Center (WLC), located at 160 Edward Street at Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo.

Call to register, day and evening classes: 716-888-7088 ext. 100


January 22 & 23

February 12 & 13

March 7 (Saturday)

March 18 & 19

April 22 & 23

May 13 & 14

June 10 & 11

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July 15 & 16

August 12 & 13

September 16 & 17

October 3 (Saturday)

October 21 & 22

November 18 & 19

December 9 & 10

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The test includes Language Arts, Reading & Writing, Math, Science & Social Studies.  In total, the exam is 10 hours in length.The BPS Adult Education Division has transitioned to the new TASC™ (Test Assessing Secondary Completion).  The TASC™ replaces the GED® as the official no-cost exam for receiving a high school equivalency (HSE) diploma from New York State.



All candidates must have 2 forms of I.D. (Photo ID & Social Security card.) 

Candidates must meet with a Career Advisor to complete application to sit for the TASC™ exam.

For more information, Call 888-7088 ext 114


Stop in to make an appointment at 389 Virginia Street, Buffalo, New York 14201

(Between the hours of 9:00 - 11:00 AM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM or 6:00 - 8:00 PM)

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