X-Celʼs mission is to make high school completion and college-level study more accessible to low-income adults in Greater Boston by providing flexible, customized instruction at no cost in convenient community locations.

Our high school equivalency and college prep classes have made a difference to more than 1000 students who have increased their reading and math levels by at least one grade.

X-Cel's free HiSET (GED) classes are ranked *#1 in High School Equivalency Graduates for Boston*

The X-Cel Advantage

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600+ HSE Graduates

350+ X-Cel Graduates Have Entered    

Post-Secondary Education 


We thank all of the individuals who contribute to X-Cel each year, as well as the following foundations who have made meaningful investments in our programs.