High School Equivalency
The GED / HiSET tests are used by employers and some schools as proof that an individual has gained enough knowledge through work experience or recreational experience to successfully compete with people who have graduated from high school.
GED versus High School Equivalency (HSE)
"Earning your GED" is a branding phrase just like "getting a Kleenex" instead of “getting a facial tissue.” Students now have a choice of test battery: GED or HiSET. Both test batteries are available in English and in Spanish. GED tests are only available on the computer. HiSET tests can be taken on the computer or with paper/pencil. Discover more pros and cons: MyGED.com and HiSET.ETS.org.
Keep in mind, no matter which high school equivalency test battery you choose, you will earn the Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE). This is what you need to get into college and/or get a better-paying job. Please visit TEA for more information.
All HSE graduates are welcome to apply for a scholarship that can propel their education futher.
Our HSE Courses
Our HSE classes are designed for your success by offering classes in morning, afternoon and night. Speak with a Career Navigator to find a schedule that works best for you.
We also offer distance learning for students who qualify.
The NEISD high school equivalency (HSE) prep and ESL distance learning program is at-home computer study. Students interested in participating in distance learning are required to attend regularly scheduled registration and orientation sessions. Acceptance to the distance learning program is subject to availability, entrance exam scores, and computer skills. Students must have transportation to the Ferrari Center located on Rampart Drive.
Highlights from our program. Please join us in this learning community.
Ferrari Learning Center: Day and evening classes
Workforce Solutions: Daytime only (M-F, 9:00am - 1:00pm)
Instructions for 18 and younger