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High School Equivalency (HSE)

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The HiSET Prep course prepares you to take the HiSET exam (like the GED) to earn your high school equivalency certificate.  Our program uses a combination of online learning tools and books, with open lab hours for a quiet place to study.

The program covers all five subjects that you will be tested on: reading, writing, social studies, science, and math.


*Computer lab location and times:

  • Snowline Adult School Office 3919 Nielson Rd

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Other days/time by appointment

*Class times subject to change


Classes are currently offered as online, independent study.  The teacher will be available for one-on-one help in person by appointment, or by phone, email and text as needed.  Students must have access to the internet to be able to work on the program from home. 



About the HiSET® Exam

The HiSET® exam is one of three State-Board authorized high school equivalency tests, and so, is equivalent to a high school diploma in order to obtain education or employment.  Built on the OCTAE College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, the HiSET exam gives adults the best opportunity to demonstrate theier skills and knoledge and earn a state-issued high school equivalency (HSE) credential.
Snowline Adult School is also a testing center, when you are ready to take the exam you can schedule your test by clicking the button below.
Our upcoming testing dates can be found here: Calendar
Khan Academy
Practice tests
Sample Questions
Writing score sample


HiSet Certificate Information

Once you have passed all 5 exams, you will receive your California Equivalency Certificate
Your official California electronic transcript and electronic High School Equivalency Certificate will be emailed to the email address provided when you created your MY HiSET® profile. 
Parchment issues both the official electronic transcript and electronic certificate at no cost for new passers. 
You should expect to receive these electronic documents within three business days after your scores are posted on your My HiSET® account.
New passers will also be able to order one discounted printed certificate for $5.  Duplicate or additional documents will incur a charge.   
Please visit for updated information or to request a duplicate transcript and/or certificate.