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Dr. Shawn Walsh

Regional Superintendent
Phone: (815) 740-8360
Fax: (815) 740-4788

Illinois High School Equivalency


According to Illinois School Code, the responsibility of overseeing the Illinois High School Equivalency
 Testing Program is entrusted to the Regional Superintendent's Office. Passing one of the IHSE test offerings entitles registrants (17 years of age or older without a high school diploma) to receive a high school equivalency certificate.

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IHSE TESTING OFFERED IN ILLINOIS

Joliet Junior College offers TASC computer based testing at all four of their testing sites, paper based HISET testing is offered at all four locations. Pearson-Vue is available at the Main Campus ONLY.
Pearson-Vue HISET TASC
Computer based only Paper/pencil & Computer Paper/Pencil & computer
     
Subjects Subjects Subjects
Language Arts Social Studies Social Studies
Math Math Math
Science Science Science
Social Studies Language Arts Reading Language Arts Reading
  Language Arts Writing Language Arts Writing
Price Price Price
$120 whole battery $90 for whole battery $92 for whole battery
$30 per test $18 per individual test $18.40 per test
Passing Scores Passing Scores Passing Scores
Minimum passing score 145 on each subtest Minimum score of 8 on each subtest. Minimum score 2 out of 8 on essay. Total standard score of at least 45 on all 5 subtests.

Minimum passing score 500 in each subject need 2 out 8 on Esssay test 2500 total min. passing score.

 

 

Registration Registration Registration

www.gedtestingservice.com

PH: 1-877-392-6433

hiset.ets.org

PH: 1-855-694-4738

TASCTest.com

PH: 1-888-282-0589

 

Any verifications Pearson Vue requests at the time of the on-line application process ie. withdrawal/drop letter from high school or court order are to be sent to Caitlyn Barnes at ICCB in Springfield.

These verifications are to be faxed to (217)558-6700 or e-mailed to Caitlyn Barnes  at Caitlyn.E.Barnes@illinois.gov.  Caitlyn approves these verifications and then notifies Pearson-Vue to allow the person to finish their registration on line.  The applicant will get an e-mail from Pearson-Vue when the verification has been approved.

The Regional Office of Education will continue to offer the Constitution Test. Please call Pam Stofko at (815) 740-8360 to schedule an appointment.

Constitution Testing Dates

We are custodians of Illinois High School Equivalency records for individuals who tested in Will County as well as Joliet Job Corps and all Will County Correctional Centers. 

 

To request a Illinois High School Equivalency transcript IHSE Transcript Form

**Effective July 1, 2017 Official transcript fee will be increasing to $8 per transcript through June 30, 2018.**