Exam Info - HiSET

Description
Missouri uses the HiSET from ETS as the state's high school equivalency exam.  It replaced the GED in 2014.  The HiSET is a computer-based exam covering mathematics, reading, writing, science, and social studies.
Eligibility
You must be a Missouri resident and at least 17 years old.  If you are 16 years of age, you must also have completed at least 16 units toward high school graduation and provide supporting documentation to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).  Complete details about eligibility to take the HiSET is available at DESE's website.
Registration
Registration and scheduling is available at the HiSET website.
Fees
The current fee is $98.75 for all five subtests.  There is a $7 fee for any retakes.
Day of Test
Examinees are asked to report 10 minutes before start times to allow for check-in procedures. A registered examinee must present a valid identification document on the day of the test to be admitted. A Missouri driver's license, U.S. passport, Missouri I.D. or U.S. military I.D. are acceptable forms of ID.  No food, drinks or personal belongings are allowed in the testing room. The testing staff will provide the necessary scratch paper and pencils for the test. You must follow the testing procedures while at the test center. For more information please review the requirements at hiset.ets.org.
Scores
Unofficial scores will be reported at the end of each subtest, with the exception of the writing test.  Official scores will be posted to your HiSET web account in 1-2 business days.  Writing results will be available in approximately 3-5 days.
More Info
Prospective test takers should visit the HiSET site for more information about the test.  The site includes test preparation materials and links to free adult education classes.