Test prep - hiset/ged (HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY)
what is a HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CERTIFICATE?
The High School Equivalency
Certificate is earned when a student passes all sections of the
HISET or GED exams. This certificate is equivalent to a hgigh
school diploma and is accepted anywhere that requires a diploma
-Community College, Job Applications, etc.
are thinking of enlisting in the military, please speak with your
recruiter prior to choosing this pathway.
WHO MIGHT PURSUE a HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CERTIFICATE?
Students who do not have transcripts from their previous school(s)
or who need more than 50 credits are often interested in pursuing
test preparation classes for the HiSET or GED High School
The High School Equivalency program provides students with test preparation
to successfully pass the HiSET or GED tests. Classes provide an interactive, self-paced learning environment
in an instructional setting with highly trained and caring
teachers. You will practice content items from the GED and HiSET
Exams, learn test-taking strategies to ensure your success, and
experience realistic testing conditions. Students receive
instruction with individually designed lessons that continually
move students forward in their quest to obtain the certificate
that is equivalent to a high school diploma.
Petaluma Campus, Students can choose to take the High School
Equivalency in either Spanish or English.
of HiSET / GED, students are invited to participate in Petaluma
Adult School's graduation ceremony (January and June).
1) All new &
returning students must aTTEND MANDATORY ORIENTATION
plan to stay the entire time, typically about 2.5 hours.
You will complete a two (2) hour CASAS reading and math assessment
to better guide and assist you with your educational goals.
You will learn about classes and services we
Students may attend an
orientation at any site regardless of where they plan to
Petaluma, Santa Rosa, and Sonoma.
2) high school diploma students must suBMit transcripts
Email all transcripts from previous schools to our registrar at
If you are unable to email your transcripts, please bring them
with you to orientation.
Include your credit summary and phone number with your
If you attended a Santa Rosa City School, ask that your
transcript be printed in the "Credit by Department"
If you have difficulty submitting your transcript, please call
to begin registration
WHERE & when ARE CLASSES OFFERED?
San Antonio High School
500 Vallejo Street
English Test Preparation
T and W 6:00 – 8:30 pm Room 7
W and TH 6:00 – 8:30 pm Room
Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)
2447 Summerfield Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
T and TH 5:00 – 7:30 pm Computer Lab
Creekside High School
Sonoma, CA 95476
T and TH 4:30 – 7:30 pm Room L5
San Antonio High
500 Vallejo Street, Room 8
3rd Monday of each month
3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Santa Rosa Junior
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA
SRJC, Petaluma Campus
Sonoma Mountain Parkway, #680
Petaluma, CA 94954
Thursdays and Fridays
Contact hiset.ets.org for
registration and current fees.
Contact www.gedts.org for
and current fees.
• Language Arts:
• Language Arts:
• Social Studies
• Reasoning Through
• Social Studies
unofficial test results
• 3-5 business days
for multiple choice scores and test
• 6-10 business days
for essay score report
• Online scores
within 3 hours of completion
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA