NH High School Equivalency Prep Classes & Testing (HiSET)
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High School Equivalency Preparation (HiSET)
  • Classes prepare students with the skills needed to pass the HiSET and earn a high school equivalency certificate.
  • Classes can help adults looking to earn their high school equivalency for a promotion, a job change, entry into college or the military.
High School Equivalency Testing (HiSET)
  • In 2014, New Hampshire changed its high school equivalency exam from the GED to the HiSET.
  • Students who pass the HiSET earn a New Hampshire high school equivalency certificate.
  • HiSET includes five subtests that cover the content areas of reading, writing, math, social studies and science.
  • There is a fee for these tests.
  • See more information about the HiSET® on the HiSET website.
Day and evening classes are available for adults to prepare for the exam.

Cost: Free

Day Classes meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Evening Classes meet Monday and Thursday, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Where: All classes are held at the Tuck Learning Campus, Entrance D, 30 Linden Street, Exeter, NH

New STUDENTS : FALL 2024 SESSION will begin on Monday, September 9, 2024. Call the office at 603-775-8457 or email us at exeteradulted@sau16.org the last week of August to set up a time to register for class.


FREE Academic Skills CLASSES

Day Classes : Classes meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Evening Classes: Classes meet Monday & Thursday, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Enrollment is ongoing throughout the semester as space allows. FALL 2024 classes begin Monday, September 9, 2024.

New STUDENTS : Call the office at 603-775-8457 or email us at exeteradulted@sau16.org, the end of August to set up a time to register for class.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Registration for FREE HISET classes are ongoing throughout the semester.

At Exeter Adult Education you can: Take math, writing, or reading HiSET preparation classes Take official HiSET practice tests Take official HiSET exam CALL Exeter Adult Education at (603) 775-8457 for more information.

For other New Hampshire High School Equivalency programs click here to visit: https://www.nhadulted.org/programs/hiset/testing-centers/

HiSET Test content

There are five subjects, with the following time limits:

*Writing—2 hours (this includes multiple-choice questions and an essay) *Math—90 minutes, calculator allowed for all parts *Science—80 minutes *Social Studies—70 minutes *Reading—65 minutes

Spanish and English versions are available; scores may be combined between the two.

HiSET Test

On October 3, 2022 a new test registration process and the new myHiSET portal was launched on the PSI platform at https://hiset.org. Pre-registration is required for the Exam. Students can create a HiSET test taker account online at https://hiset.org. Students will need an Email address to create this account. Keep your username, password and HISET ID# written down for all testing . You need this number to schedule your testing sessions and to access your scores.

*HiSET Test fee – $125. (effective 1/1/2019) *State-issued picture ID or passport required. *Any person under age 18 who desires to take the test must obtain permission from their local school district prior to registering for the test. In addition, students under age 18 are required to pass an official practice test, available by appointment.
*Individuals must attend two days to complete full test battery.

Call (603) 775-8457.

Click here to view the HiSET Test Dates Availalble in New Hampshire

Please be advised that the New Hampshire GED or HiSET Certificate of High School Equivalency can be neither earned nor obtained via the Internet or through correspondence programs. The Tests of General Educational Development (GED Tests) or the HiSET require extensive preparation and the demonstration of a high level of high school knowledge and academic skills. The Tests are administered in New Hampshire only at Official Testing Centers under the direction of the New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Education. Any other high school equivalency certificate not issued by the New Hampshire Department of Education or another jurisdictional testing authority may be of dubious value and may not be accepted by employers, colleges and universities, or the military.