Adult Literacy & Language
HSE (High School Equivalency) Testing includes the GED, HiSET, and TASC. As of January 2, 2014, all three tests are recognized as valid assessment tests for a High School Equivalency certificate in the state of Nevada. The GED, HiSET and TASC are available in English and Spanish. Testers who are 16 or 17 years old must provide a letter of withdrawal from the high school last attended AND a completed parental consent form.
The GED test is offered in a computer-based format by appointment only. Testers may register and schedule an appointment through www.ged.com. The GED schedule is available once the tester has registered and paid $95 through the online registration.
The HiSET Exam is currently only offered in a paper-based format. Registration is done in part online http://hiset.ets.org/ and in part through the Adult Literacy and Language office during regular business hours. A valid email address is required to create an account. Testers need to finish registering in person before they can be scheduled to test. The cost of the test is $65.
The TASC Exam is offered in a paper-based format. Testers must register in person through the Adult Literacy and Language office prior to scheduling for a test during regular business hours. The cost of the test is $65.
Bristlecone Building, Room 340
Official certificates and transcripts for all of the HSE exams are managed and distributed through Diploma Sender. Original certificates are sent free of charge; replacements are $25. Testers must create an account at www.diplomasender.com to ensure receipt of the original documents. A valid email address is required in order to create an account.
For more information about the exams listed above or for assistance in preparing for an exam, contact the Adult Literacy and Language Office.