YOU NEED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

  • People without a high school diploma tend to be at a disadvantage vis-à-vis people with high school diploma: 

    • They earn $10K less

    • They tend to be stuck in low paying jobs with fewer opportunities for career advancement 

    • They are unable to find meaningful employment

 

A high school diploma will open doors and may guarantee you the following:

  • Job security

  • Good working wages

  • Good fringe benefits

  • Opportunities for promotion

 

What is the Adult Education Test for a State Issued High School Diploma?

  • The Adult Education Test is a New Jersey state approved test for people without a high school diploma but wish to have one.  The test is offered at various locations throughout the state, ERESC being one of them.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many tests are there?

    • There are three versions of the test:

      • HiSET by Educational Testing Services

      • TASC by McGraw Hill

      • GED by Pearson

 

*All tests are offered in paper & electronic (online) version. 

*ERESC currently offers the paper version of HiSET and TASC.

 

  • How is the test structured?                                - The test has five sections: 

    • Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Social Studies and Sciences

 

  • What is the cost of the GED Official Test?
     - The cost of the test is $104.00                           - The 2 first retakes is $10.00 per subject         - Any 3rd or more retake is $20.00 per subject.

 

  • When are tests offered?                                      - All tests must be scheduled in advance.

ADULT EDUCATION TEST FOR STATE ISSUED HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 

(Formerly GED)

You may qualify to take the test if you:

  • Are 16 years or older

  • Have not received a high school diploma from any accredited school system

  • Are not currently enrolled in any high school program

  • Have not earned sufficient scores/credits to qualify for a New Jersey high school diploma

 

*Note: if less than 18 years of age, consent form with the signature of parent or legal guardian is required.

The Essex Regional Educational Services Commission also offers on site testing for qualified test preparatory centers in the State of New Jersey. 

TEST QUALIFICATIONS

SPECIAL PROGRAMS STAFF

973-405-6262

973-405-6668 (f)

Dr. Joram Rejouis

Assistant Superintendent

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j.rejouis@eresc.com

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE TEST

To register for the test, you must have TWO (2) of the following:

  • Driver License with photograph, name, address and signature

  • State/County Issued Identification Card with photograph

  • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Documents - Must be original, valid and contain a photograph

  • Must be original, valid and contain a photograph

  • Military Identification with photograph

  • Alien Registration Card with photograph

  • Valid U.S. Passport with a recent photograph

  • Citizenship Papers with photograph

    • Social Security Card, Social Insurance Card, Taxpayer ID Card, Deferred Action Card

  • Foreign Passport with accompanying letter from Embassy on Embassy Letterhead, written in English, verifying authenticity of the Passport, with that Official’s signature and contact information

 

*Note: Other documents may be considered; contact us for more information.

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