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GED and HISET Testing

We are currently not offering GED testing or HiSet testing for the 2016-2017 school year. (August 2017-June 2017)

HiSet Test

There are currently no testing dates for the HiSET or GED for 2016-2017.

 

 

How to Register: Registration is REQUIRED. You cannot test the same day you register. 

1) Create an account at  www.hiset.org

2) Come to the main office of the adult school at 401 Pacific AVE (entrance in rear) to sign up and pay.

  • Payment is due on registration day (not testing day)
  • Fees Test Fee $120 cash, Visa or Mastercard (Current students at Alameda Adult School pay $70)
  • Make sure to have your ETS #.

3) On the test day, you must bring proper ID

 

Components of the HiSET

Subject # of Questions Time Allowed

Language Arts – Reading

40

65 min – Multiple Choice

Language Arts – Writing

51

Part 1: 75 min – Multiple Choice

Part 2: 45 min – constructed response/essay question

Mathematics

50

90 min – Multiple Choice

Science

50

80 min – Multiple Choice

Social Studies

50

70 min= – 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

 

For more information, contact the adult school counselor Jesenia Contreras

Email: jcontreras@alameda.k12.ca.us

Phone: (510) 748-4024 x 324

GED 2016 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.