Testing for the High School Equivalency Diploma

Who can take the test?

  • Anyone living in Indiana for a minimum of 30 days before taking the test.

  • Those who have not already earned a diploma from an accredited high school in the United States.

  • Students who are at least 16 years of age.


How much does the test cost?

  • Testing costs are $90 or less, which includes all of the tests, test scoring, transcripts and diploma.

  • DWD has partnered with Anthem BlueCross BlueShield to provide HIP Plus members with free vouchers that cover the cost of the Indiana HSE test.  

  • If the test fees are a barrier, your instructor may know of other sources of funding.


What is the HSED Test like?

  • The High School Equivalency Diploma in Indiana is called the TASC (Test of Adult Secondary Completion).

  • There are 5 sub-tests, and they may be taken one at a time.

  • Each subject area has different time limits:

    • Math - 115 min., 46 questions 

    • Social Studies - 90 min., 35 questions

    • Science - 90 min., 34 questions

    • Reading & Writing -150 min., 46 questions

  • Once you take the first sub-test, you have 60 days to complete all 5 sub-tests.

  • You may retake sub-tests up to 3 times without a waiting period.


Where will I take the test?

There are testing centers all over the state, and your teacher will help you find the center closest to you. Here are some of the options:

  • Clark County -Community Action of Southern Indiana, 1613 E 8th St., Jeffersonville, (812) 288-6451 

        Ivy Tech Sellersburg, 8204 HWY 311, Sellersburg, (812) 246-3301

  • Crawford County - Perry Central Testing Center, 18677 Old State Road 37, Leopold, (812) 843-5121 

  • Dearborn County - Ivy Tech Workforce Certification Center, 50 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, (812) 537-4010 5501

  • Floyd County - Reisz Adult Learning Center, 1613 E. Spring Street, New Albany, (812) 981-3777                     Prosser Career Education Center, 4202 Charlestown Road, New Albany, (812) 738-7736

  • Franklin County - Whitewater Adult Ed Ivy Tech, 17 West 21st Street, Connersville, (765) 825-9394 x6330

  • Harrison County - Harrison County Learning Center, 101 West Hwy. 62, Suite 104, Corydon, (812) 738-7736

  • Jefferson County - Ivy Tech Workforce Certification Center, 590 Ivy Tech Drive, Madison, (812) 265-2580 x4501

  • Ohio & Switzerland County - Education Center of Rising Sun, 591 Smart Drive, Rising Sun, (812) 438-2437

  • Ripley County - see Dearborn County or Ohio County

  • Scott County - Scott County Lifelong Learning Center, 1092 Community Way, Scottsburg, (812) 738-7736

  • Washington County - Washington County Learning Center, 1707 N Shelby St., Salem, (812) 883-6989


How do I sign up?

Register on-line by clicking HERE.  Your instructor will walk you through the on-line registration process. 

You may also register in-person at a testing office. Bring ONE government-issued photo ID.

Phone: 812-273-9270 Toll Free: 855-591-7848

Fax: 812-265-2664

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Madison, IN 47250

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