Oxnard Adult School is a Pearson-VUE authorized Test Center
High School Equivalency Test
The High School Equivalency Test (HiSET®) allows students to earn a California state issued High School Equivalency Certificate. The HiSET® High School Equivalency Certificate is considered the equivalent of a high school diploma and is recognized throughout most states in the United States. Most employers and community colleges accept this in place of a diploma.
HiSET Test Information – California High School Diploma by exam
The HiSET consists of five tests that cover Math, Science, Social Studies, English Writing, and English Reading. You may take tests one subject at a time.
Prepare for the HiSET Test by enrolling in the HiSET Preparation Class.
The complete HiSET test cost is $150.00 The fee to retake a failed subject area test is $20. Tests can be retaken twice in a calendar year. There is a rescheduling fee of $10 for each HiSET test. Rescheduling can only be done in the front office at least five working days before each test is rescheduled. Please bring your original paperwork and an ID when requesting to reschedule a test. All testing fees must be paid at the Oxnard Adult School office located at the main campus in cash or credit card only.
Registration: Examinees must be 18 years or older and not a high school graduate; must have a valid email address and a valid ID (CA Driver’s license or ID, military ID, passport or international government ID with current picture).
Click on the link for the 2021/22 HiSET®Testing Schedule
To schedule an exam, you must go online: Creating Your HiSET®Account
to create your profile, which includes a personal email.
After you create your profile, print out the page with your HiSET ID number. Take the copy of the HiSET home page with the HiSET ID number and valid ID to Oxnard Adult School Office and register for the HiSET Exam.
Name on ID must be identical to the name on registration (excluding accents). If it doesn’t, you may not be allowed to test, or your scores may be canceled after you take the test.
There are no refunds on test fees.
There is a $5.00 certificate fee through parchment.com
New HisET test-takers
To schedule your HiSET ® examination, you must register at the Oxnard Adult School office. You must bring this ID number and a valid identification (CA Driver’s license or ID, military ID, passport or international government ID with current picture) when you schedule your test and on each test day. Name on ID must match the name on the registration. The candidate must be 18 years or older and not a high school graduate.