NH High School Equivalency 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 theHiSET website.
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

Scores from 2014, 2015, and 2016 tests will be able to be combined. Spanish and English versions are available; scores may be combined between the two


FREE Academic Skills CLASSES

Monday/Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm -ON CAMPUS

Monday, June 20th to Monday, July 25th, 2022 Call the office at 603-775-8457 or email us at exeteradulted@sau16.or to set up a time to register for class.

SUMMER HiSET® Testing Dates - July 20th & July 27th, 2022, 4:45PM Register to test on HISET website: hiset.ets.org

Enrollment is ongoing.

Registration for FREE HISET classes are ongoing throughout the semester.

Call (603) 775-8457 to set up an appointment if you are unable to attend the scheduled registration date.

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

Pre-registration is required for the Exam. Students can create a HiSET test taker account online at hiset.ets.org or at Exeter Adult Education.  Email address required to create this account. Keepyour username, password and ETS 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 & Information for 2021-22 School Year

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.