High School Equivalency Exams

The HiSET High School Equivalency Test measures college and career readiness, providing test takers with a college and career-readiness score in each of the five content areas tested: language arts reading, language arts writing, mathematics, science and social studies.

Appointments

Appointments are made via the HiSET scheduling page.

Format of Test

This is a paper-based exam. Most questions are multiple-choice, but a few may contain other formats such as essays. 

Time Limit

Language Arts Reading
  • 65 minutes
  • 40 multiple-choice questions
Language Arts Writing
  • 120 minutes
  • Part 1 – 50 questions, multiple choice
  • Part 2- 1 essay prompts
Mathematics
  • 90 minutes
  • 50 multiple- choice questions
Science
  • 80 minutes
  • 50 multiple-choice questions
Social Studies
  • 70 minutes
  • 50 multiple-choice questions

ID Requirement

A valid government issued photo ID is required. (Make sure your name on your ID appears EXACTLY as it does on your profile you created in your HiSET account when you scheduled your HiSET exam.)

Registration

Test takers must register for the HiSET exam though the HiSET web site. *Note: Please contact HiSET to cancel or re-schedule your appointments.*

Accommodations

Accommodations must be approved by HiSET. Please send all completed testing accommodations to the address or email provided below. 

ETS Disability Services
P.O. Box 6054
Princeton, NJ 08541-6054
disability.reg@ets.org

Cost

Individual sub-tests $27.50 (5 sub-tests)

The CCD Testing Center does not accept payments for these exams.

Results

Scores are available through your HiSET account. *They are not sent via mail.*

  • 3-5 business days for multiple-choice sections
  • 6-10 business days for the essay section

For more information regarding your score reports, please visit HiSET scoring page.

Colorado Retest Policies

Please visit HiSET for more information on retest policies.

The TASC exam measures college and career readiness, providing test takers with a college and career-readiness score in each of the five content areas tested: reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies.

Appointments

Appointments are made via the Colorado TASC Testing site scheduling page.

Format of Test

This is a computer-based exam. Most questions are multiple-choice, but a few may contain other formats such as essays. 

Time Limit

  • Reading: 75 minutes
  • Writing: 105 minutes
  • Mathematics: Part 1 = 50 minutes - Part 2 = 55 minutes
  • Social Studies: 75 minutes
  • Science: 85 minutes

Requirements

Registration

Colorado test takers must register for the TASC exam here.

Accomodations

Learn more about accommodated testing.  

Cost

  • Individual subtests - $28.30 ( Each 5 subtests)
  • All subtests - $141.50

Results

Unofficial scores will be posted to your TASC test account two to three business days after taking the computer-based tests and about 14 days after paper based testing.

Colorado Retest Policies

There is no wait period between same-subject retests for the first 3 attempts; however, a six month waiting period is required after 3 failed attempts.