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CAHSEE, GED and HISET Testing

CAHSEE Test

Last CAHSEE date for 2014-2015 School Year

English Language Arts: May 12 at 12:30 PM

Math: May 13 at 12:30 PM

  • Please arrive on time with your picture ID and a pencil.
  • Students must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in order to earn a diploma. 
  • Pre-registration is required. Current students must sign up in office. First come, first serve.
  • Last day to register is the Monday of the week prior to the test date.
  • The cost of the CAHSEE test for non-students is $50 dollars, which needs to be paid a week before the test date.
  • Failure to pay can result in the student losing a space.

For more information, call the main office (510) 522 3858.

GED 2014 TEST

The GED testing process has changed as of January 1, 2014. All previous test takers who did not pass the entire battery of GED subjects must retake all subjects.

We are in the process of becoming an official testing agency for the new 2014 tests.

Meanwhile, go to http://GED.com to create an account and search for testing locations near you. Alameda Adult School will be on the list when our application process is completed. 

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

HiSet Test

PAPER TEST ONLY: ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Test Schedule: May 27th and 28th

Registration is REQUIRED

 

Register in person at the Adult School Main Office: Monday – Thursday, 2:00 - 8:00 pm in School Office. 

 

Address: 401 Pacific Ave., Alameda, 94501 (entrance in rear- front is used by Academy of Alameda)

(510) 522-3858

 

Note: You cannot test the same day you register. 

Registration Requirements:

Provide proof of proper ID, pay your fee, create a HiSET (the counselor can assist in helping you create one), have your ETS# (if you create the account on your own) and select a date to take your HiSET.

Creating an account:             www.hiset.org

Fees

  • Test Fee $120 cash, Visa or Mastercard (Students registered at Alameda Adult School pay $70)
  • Payment is due on registration day (not testing day)
  • See counselor about retest fee

Components of the HiSET

Language Arts – Reading

40 Questions

65 minutes – Multiple Choice

Language Arts – Writing

51 Questions

Part 1: 75 minutes – Multiple Choice

Part 2: 45 minutes – constructed response/essay question

Mathematics

50 Questions

90 minutes – Multiple Choice

Science

50 Questions

80 minutes – Multiple Choice

Social Studies

50 Questions

70 minutes – Multiple Choice

Scoring:

Highest possible scores: 20 on each subject; and 100 for entire exam

Minimum scale scores needed: 8 of 20 on each subtest, combined scaled score of 45 out of 100 for entire exam

Scores will be available: 3-5 business days after a multiple-choice test, 6-10 business days after an essay test