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    Register for HiSET/GED Classes


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    • Registration for ALL 2023-24 ESOL has CLOSED.  ESOL 2024-25 Class Registration will open in July.  Classes will start in September.  
    • Registration for HiSET/GED PM Classes will close on 2/29/24.  AM Classes will close at the end of March.
    • Click the appropriate button above to go to the registration form.


    • Registration is NOT a guarantee of enrollment. 
      • Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.  
      • There may be a Waiting List or changes to the class schedule, due to circumstances beyond our control.


    • To enroll in ESOL Classes, you must: 
      • Be at least 18 years of age
      • Have a photo ID
      • Have a proof of address with your name and address in the Greater Lowell area*.


    • To enroll in HSE Classes, you must:
      • Be at least 16 years old.  If you are under 18 years old, you must have a formal withdrawal letter from the last school you attended.
      • Have a photo ID
      • Have a proof of address with your name and address in the Greater Lowell area*.

    *The Greater Lowell area includes: Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford. 



    We are an official Test Center for GED (computer only) and HiSET (Paper and Computer Based) for Massachusetts residents.  All appointments are self-scheduled through your vendor account (at www.ged.com or www.hiset.org)

    GED and HiSET Paper Testing appointments are available one weekend a month, on a Friday evening and Saturday morning. If desired, all subject tests can be scheduled across the two days.  Upcoming dates are:

    • February 9th/10th
    • March 8th/9th

    HiSET Computer Testing and GED Testing appointments are available on some Thursday afternoons at 12:30pm.   One subject test, per session, may be scheduled.

    • February 8th - GED
    • February 15th - HiSET Computer Based
    • March 7th - GED
    • March 21st - HiSET Computer



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District News

  • District Satisfaction Survey

    As a district, we value hearing from you as we look to continuously improve our service to students and families. We want to provide your child with the best educational experience possible and your feedback is instrumental in this process.

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  • PreK and Kindergarten Registration Information Sessions

    It is time to start thinking about the 2024-2025 school year! These PreK and Kindergarten registration information sessions are a great way to learn about the registration process and meet staff from all of our elementary schools.

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  • Survival English Classes

    LPS' Family Leadership Institute is offering FREE Survival English classes to LPS parents/guardians. Classes will be at various school locations across the Lowell Public Schools district.

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  • Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Lowell Public Schools

    During the week of March 17, 2024, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Lowell Public Schools.

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  • Preschool Survey

    Are you a Lowell resident with a child under the age of six-years-old? Lowell Public Schools wants to hear from you as we seek input on preschool! Eligible participants who complete the 10-minute survey have a chance to win one of five $25 gift cards!

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  • LPS Connector

    The November edition of our newsletter is now available.

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  • Kindergarten & Pre-K Information Session

    On November 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Morey School, Lowell Public Schools will be hosting an information session for families preparing to send their little friends to pre-K or Kindergarten in the 2024-2025 school year.

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Contact Information:

  • 408 Merrimack Street
    Lowell, MA  01854

    Director: Elizabeth McKiernan

    Phone: (978) 937-8989

    Spanish speaker available from 8am -2 pm.
    Traductor para Español disponible 8am - 2pm.