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GED and HISET Testing

We offer classes to prepare for the GED and HISET tests.

We do NOT offer GED tests on this site, but we do offer HISET testing.

 

2017-2018 HiSET Testing Dates

 

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) Test Dates

Paper Test Only: Available in English and Spanish

 

Fall Dates:

December 2, 2017  9 am – 2:00 pm, 401 Pacific Avenue, Alameda

  •  9:30 am-11:30 am:                           Writing Test*
  • 11:45 am-12:45 pm:                          Reading Test*
  • 1:00 pm -2:10 pm:                             Social Studies Test*

December 9, 2017 9 am - 12:30 pm, 401 Pacific Avenue, Alameda

  • 9:30 am-11:00 am:                            Math Test*
  • 11:10 am-12:30 pm:                          Science Test*

Spring Dates:

May 12, 2018  9 am – 2:00 pm, 401 Pacific Avenue, Alameda

  •  9:30 am-11:30 am:                           Writing Test*
  • 11:45 am-12:45 pm:                          Reading Test*
  • 1:00 pm -2:10 pm:                             Social Studies Test*

May 19, 2018 9 am - 12:30 pm, 401 Pacific Avenue, Alameda

  • 9:30 am-11:00 am:                            Math Test*
  • 11:10 am-12:30 pm:                          Science Test*

*NO LATE ARRIVALS WILL BE ADMITTED. Please arrive no later than 9:15 am.

 

Registration: At least ONE week prior to testing date! (NO SAME DAY TEST REGISTRATION!)

  • 500 Pacific Ave. ~ Island High Campus (room 24), 3pm9pm (CASH ONLY)
  • 401 Pacific Ave. ~ Adult School Office, 9am5pm (CREDIT CARD or CASH)

 

All test-takers must:

  • Create an account on www.hiset.org; bring ETS # to registration.*
  • Register no later than May 9th for spring registration.
  • Provide current photo identification (driver’s license, passport, military ID) with name, birthdate, signature, and address. photograph
  • Provide ETS#.
  • Make payment.

Please note: You must create an account with HISET online BEFORE you can register for the test dates.

 

Fees: Cash, Visa or MasterCard accepted

 

 

Full battery of 5 subtests:

Current Alameda Adult students: $70  

 All other students: $120

 

 

Individual subtests:

Current Alameda Adult students: $20 per subtest

All other students: $30 per subtest 

 

HiSET Subtest Information

 

Subtest

Number/Type of Questions

Duration

Writing

(50) multiple choice and essay

120 minutes

Reading

(40) multiple choice

65 minutes

Social Studies

(50) multiple choice

70 minutes

Math

(50) multiple choice

90 minutes

Science

(50) multiple choice

80 minutes

 

 

Scoring

 

Minimum passing scores:

 

  • 8 out of possible 20 points per subtest;
  • Combined score of 45 out of possible 100 points for battery.

Scores available 3-5 days for multiple choice tests; 6-10 days for essay (writing) test.

 

 

Retakes

 

Test-takers are eligible to receive two, free retakes within a 12-month period.

 

 

Trying to obtain a copy of your GED results? Please click here for more information.