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There are now two high school equivalency tests to choose from:
Testing is available in Ventura County from these providers:
HiSET: $70 with 2 free retakes
GED: $140 with 2 free retakes
Free Test Preparation Materials
Tutorial Video: Watch this brief video to learn more about the HiSET exam and the computer-delivered test, including information about the computer screens and navigation.
Practice Tests and Study Companion: Testers can experience what it is like to take the HiSET exam by taking these free, 30–45-minute practice tests. Each subtest is half the length of the actual test and includes directions as well as an answer key. Questions are similar to those on the subtests, so you find out how ready you are and where you might need additional preparation.
Fee Based Test Preparation Materials
Practice Tests: In addition to the free practice tests, ETS offers even more opportunities to practice with printable practice tests developed by ETS for just $7.50 per subtest.
Get Help Before Taking the HiSET Exam: The ETS/Aztec partnership reinvents the student-teacher relationship by creating the most student-centric learning environment ever. Aztec offers FREE and FEE-based versions of the Official Practice Test in addition to a fully correlated learning and preparation series. All Aztec products are both computer- and mobile-compatible, allowing testers to learn wherever they are. These practice exams create the perfect opportunity for you to experience the test in digital format. To learn more about the official HiSET test prep, visit our Partner prep page.
Testers can use their accounts to:
Administrators and Educators: Will be able to download score reports through their online HiSET accounts. As for official transcripts and high school equivalency credentials, the states are responsible for determining policy regarding how these will be issued and by whom.
Assessment Guide for Educators
Educator Resource Page
Fee based Test Preparation Materials
GED Market Place: Large selection of fee based test preparation materials by various publishers. To many to list here, click on GED Market Place above to see all.
Testers: may access a personalized online program that guides testers through the entire testing process and assists in post-secondary transitions.
Administrators and Educators: Enhanced exceptions management means you can confirm a test-taker’s eligibility quickly and securely.