Earn Your HSE

It is time to rethink your education and earn your High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly known as the GED). Earning the HSE is the first step to continuing your education in college or post-secondary training and also prepares you for career advancement. 

The High School Equivalency Test Contains:

Writing Skills
Part 1: Sentence Structure, Usage, Mechanics, Contexts, Organization
Part 2: Essay

Social Studies
US History, World History, Civics and Government, Geography, Economics

Physical Science, Life Science, Earth and Space Science

Number and Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, Statistics and Probability 

Comprehension, Analysis, Application, Synthesis

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Test Fee – $115.00
Re-Test Fee – $23.00 per section

Students in classes may qualify for financial aid. 

Test takers must pre-register and pre-pay for the test in person in the Adult Education office Wednesdays from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Click here for the Test Schedule​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Click here for the Cancellation Policy and Important Test Day Information​​​​​​​

Please navigate to TASC Test for more information about the test


Do you need to get a copy of your HSE Diploma or GED? Visit


to order it electronically. McDowell does not house previous year's records.