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HiSET Test Dates and Reg Info

2019-2020 HiSET Testing Dates

The test is available in English and Spanish. You must register beforehand.

  Fall Winter Spring
Social Studies Sept 26, 2019 Jan 9, 2020 April 9, 2020
Reading Oct 3, 2019 Jan 16, 2020 April 16, 2020
Writing Oct 17, 2019 Jan 30, 2020 April 23, 2020
Math Oct 24, 2019 Feb 6, 2020 May 7, 2020
Science Nov 7, 2019 Feb 27, 2020 May 14, 2020

No late arrivals will be admitted. All tests start at 6:00 pm. All test takers must arrive before 5:45 pm (No exceptions)

Above tests are held at 2201 Encinal Ave. Alameda, CA 94501

Registration

To register, all students must:

  • Create an account on www.hiset.org - make sure your information matches your photo identification. 
  • Bring your ETS # to registration.
  • Provide current photo identification with name, birth date, signature, photograph, and address.
    • driver's license, passport, or military ID
  • Register no later than the week before the testing date. No same day registration!
  • Any questions, please contact Anne Yick
    • ayunyick@alamedaunified.org
    • 510-748-4024 x 124 (MTuWTh 3-9 pm)
  • Printable Flyer

Cost

**Please note that HiSET pricing will increase beginning August 2019.

  Currently Enrolled AAS Students All Others
Full battery of 5 subtests

$70  

$120

Individual subtests

$20 per subtest

$30 per subtest 

 

Price increase beginning August 2019 Currently Enrolled AAS Students All Others
Full battery of 5 subtests

$90

$140

Individual subtests

$20 per subtest

$30 per subtest 

Payment type accepted: Cash, Visa or MasterCard accepted

Payment will be accepted at our main office located at:

                                   2201 Encinal Ave. Alameda, CA 94501

Subtest information

Subtest

Number/Type of Questions

Duration

Writing

(60) multiple choice and essay

120 minutes

Reading

(50) multiple choice

65 minutes
80 minutes (Spanish)

Social Studies

(60) multiple choice

70 minutes

Math

(55) multiple choice

90 minutes

Science

(60) multiple choice

80 minutes


Minimum passing scores:

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

Scores will be 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.