HiSET® Printable Materials

ETS and the HiSET® program have developed a variety of free, printable materials to support Test Centers, Adult Basic Educators, States and Policymakers.

General information about the HiSET exam

Basic information about the test, including the Test at a Glance and a brochure.

2018 Test at a Glance

2018 Test at a Glance

Detailed information about the HiSET exam test content

Download 2018 Test at a Glance | File size: 427 kb
Download 2018 Test at a Glance (Spanish) | File size: 971 kb

2017 Test at a Glance

2017 Test at a Glance

Detailed information about the HiSET exam test content

Download 2017 Test at a Glance | File size: 540 kb
Download 2017 Test at a Glance (Spanish) | File size: 523 kb

HiSET General Brochure

HiSET General Brochure

General information about the HiSET program

Download HiSET General Brochure | File size: 1.06 MB

Policy and Research Foundations

Research and policy information about the HiSET exam.

HiSET Program Federal Assurance

HiSET Program Federal Assurance

In-depth review of all major federal education and training laws and regulations that reference high school equivalency assessments

Download HiSET Program Federal Assurance | File size: 115 kb

2014 Annual Statistical Report

2014 Annual Statistical Report

Volume and test performance information for examinees who took the HiSET exam between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014

Download 2014 Annual Statistical Report | File size: 3.25 MB

2015 Annual Statistical Report

2015 Annual Statistical Report

Volume and test performance information for examinees who took the HiSET exam between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015

Download 2015 Annual Statistical Report | File size: 784 kb

2016 Annual Statistical Report

2016 Annual Statistical Report

Volume and test performance information for examinees who took the HiSET exam between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016

Download 2016 Annual Statistical Report | File size: 1,374 kb

2014 HiSET Standard Settings

2014 HiSET Standard Settings

The standard-setting procedures and results of the standard-setting workshops conducted in April 2014 to recommend passing scores for each of the five HiSET subtests

Download 2014 HiSET Standard Settings | File size: 244 kb

Test administration support

Resources to help test centers administer the test, including the HiSET Program Manual, test administration and order forms, and reference guides.

HiSET Program Manual (for computer and paper tests)

HiSET® Program Manual (for computer and paper tests)

Processes and procedures for administering the HiSET exam

Download HiSET Program Manual (for computer and paper tests) | File size: 4 MB

Practice Tests – Quick Reference Guide

Practice Tests – Quick Reference Guide

Information about available HiSET preparation materials

Download Practice Tests – Quick Reference Guide | File size: 274 kb

A  Road Map for Instructors: HiSET Website Resources

A Road Map for Instructors: HiSET Website Resources

A quick resource guide to help instructors navigate the resources available on or through the HiSET website so they can better prepare students to do their best on the exam.

Download A Road Map for Instructors: HiSET Website Resources | File size: 142 kb

Reference Guide for Test Center Staff – Registration and Scheduling

Reference Guide for Test Center Staff – Registration and Scheduling

Step-by-step instructions on how to register for and schedule the HiSET exam for a test taker

Download Reference Guide for Test Center Staff – Registration and Scheduling | File size: 134 kb

ETS HiSET Program Minimum System Requirements for Computer-based Testing (CBT)

ETS HiSET® Program Minimum System Requirements for Computer-based Testing (CBT)

Minimum system requirements needed for Computer-based Testing (CBT)

Download ETS HiSET® Program Minimum System Requirements for Computer-based Testing (CBT) | File size: 374 kb

HiSET Test Center Staff Change Form

HiSET Test Center Staff Change Form

Form to be filled out and returned to HiSET Test Administrative Services regarding Test Center Staff changes

Download HiSET Test Center Staff Change Form | File size: 79 kb

Test-Taker Sign-in/Sign-out Form

Test-Taker Sign-in/Sign-out Form

Blank form to be used at the Test Center to document test takers entering and leaving the facility

Download Test-Taker Sign-in/Sign-out Form | File size: 67 kb

Voucher Order Form

Voucher Order Form

Form to be used when a third party purchases a HiSET exam for a test taker

Download Voucher Order Form | File size: 301 kb

Candidate Registration Form

Candidate Registration Form

Form to be filled out by a test taker when requiring assistance from test center staff or adult educator to create a HiSET profile

Download Candidate Registration Form | File size: 212 kb
Download Candidate Registration Form (Spanish) | File size: 123 kb

HiSET Multiple Appointments Request Form

HiSET Multiple Appointments Request Form

Form to be used when needing to register multiple test takers at one time

Download HiSET Multiple Appointments Request Form | File size: 127 kb

Directions for Administration for Spanish-speaking candidates (Spanish)

Directions for Administration for Spanish-speaking candidates (Spanish)

Directions for administration have been converted to Spanish for test centers that feel there may be a language barrier.

Download Directions for Administration for Spanish-speaking candidates (Spanish) | File size: 141 kb

HiSET Practice Test Order Form

HiSET Practice Test Order Form

Form to be completed if you are paying for the HiSET Practice Test ebooks with a check or purchase order. This form is for the English and Spanish HiSET ebooks.

Download HiSET Practice Test Order Form | File size: 127 kb

Official Practice Test Order Form

Official Practice Test Order Form (for HiSET Educators, State Directors and Test Center Administrators only)

Download Official Practice Test Order Form (for HiSET Educators, State Directors and Test Center Administrators only) | File size: 635 kb

Test-taker resources

Resources to help test takers learn more about the exam, such as the Test-taker Bulletin and Study Companion.

HiSET Test-taker Bulletin

HiSET® Test-taker Bulletin

Detailed important information including processes and policies for test takers about the HiSET exam

Download HiSET Test-taker Bulletin | File size: 6.39 MB
Download HiSET Test-taker Bulletin (Spanish) | File size: 237 kb

Test Taker Brochure - NEW

Test Taker Brochure – NEW

General overview of the HiSET exam for test takers

Download Test Taker Brochure | File size: 1.06 MB
Download Test Taker Brochure (Spanish) | File size: 398 kb

Study Companion

Study Companion

Tips, strategies and FAQs to help test takers become familiar with the HiSET exam

Download Study Companion | File size: 877 kb
Download Study Companion (Spanish) | File size: 179 kb

Reference Guide for Test Takers - Registration and Scheduling

Reference Guide for Test Takers – Registration and Scheduling

Step-by-step guide on how to register for and schedule the HISET exam

Download Reference Guide for Test Takers – Registration and Scheduling | File size: 157 kb
Download Reference Guide for Test Takers – Registration and Scheduling (Spanish) | File size: 851 kb

Test preparation

Sample questions and other test prep to help test takers prepare for test day.

Sample Questions

Sample Questions

Examples of the types of questions that will appear on the HiSET exam

Download Sample Questions | File size: 314 kb
Download Sample Questions (Spanish) | File size: 967 kb

Mathematics Formula Sheet

Mathematics Formula Sheet

Mathematics formula reference sheet

Download Mathematics Formula Sheet | File size: 274 kb
Download Mathematics Formula Sheet (Spanish) | File size: 208 kb

Free practice tests

Free practice tests to allow test takers to experience what it’s like to take the HiSET exam.

Language Arts – Reading

Language Arts - Reading Practice Test

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 387 kb
Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT7) (Spanish) | File size: 208 kb

Language Arts - Reading Practice Test

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 524 kb
Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT6A) (Spanish) | File size: 679 kb

Language Arts - Reading Practice Test

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT3 – Released in September 2015)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT3) | File size: 676 kb
Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT3) (Spanish) | File size: 463 kb

Language Arts - Reading Practice Test

Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT2 – Released in 2015)

Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT2) | File size: 378 kb
Download Language Arts – Reading Practice Test (FPT2) (Spanish) | File size: 483 kb

Language Arts – Writing

Language Arts - Writing Practice Test

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 3.77 MB
Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT7) (Spanish) | File size: 1.7 MB

Language Arts - Writing Practice Test

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 968 kb
Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT6A) (Spanish) | File size: .97 MB

Language Arts - Writing Practice Test

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT3 – Released in September 2015)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT3) | File size: 754 kb
Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT3) (Spanish) | File size: 528 kb

Language Arts - Writing Practice Test

Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT2 – Released in 2015)

Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT2) | File size: 460 kb
Download Language Arts – Writing Practice Test (FPT2) (Spanish) | File size: 413 kb

Mathematics

Mathematics Practice Test

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 1.9 MB
Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT7) (Spanish) | File size: 1.08 MB

Mathematics Practice Test

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 901 kb
Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT6A) (Spanish) | File size: 1.08 MB

Mathematics Practice Test

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT3 – Released in September 2015)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT3) | File size: 1.78 MB
Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT3) (Spanish) | File size: 1.71 MB

Mathematics Practice Test

Mathematics Practice Test (FPT2 – Released in 2015)

Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT2) | File size: 804 kb
Download Mathematics Practice Test (FPT2) (Spanish) | File size: 1.48 MB

Science

Science Practice Test FPT7

Science Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Science Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 526 kb
Download Science Practice Test (FPT7) (Spanish) | File size: 363 kb

Science Practice Test

Science Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Science Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 1.08 MB
Download Science Practice Test (FPT6A) (Spanish) | File size: 1.31 MB

Science Practice Test

Science Practice Test (FPT2 – Released in 2015)

Download Science Practice Test (FPT2) | File size: 862 kb
Download Science Practice Test (FPT2) (Spanish) | File size: 1.25 MB

Social Studies

Social Studies Practice Test

Social Studies Practice Test (FPT7 – Released in September 2017)

Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT7) | File size: 797 kb
Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT7) (Spanish) | File size: 659 kb

Social Studies Practice Test

Social Studies Practice Test (FPT6A – Released in September 2016)

Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT6A) | File size: 503 kb
Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT6A) (Spanish) | File size: 701 kb

Social Studies Practice Test

Social Studies Practice Test (FPT2 – Released in 2015)

Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT2) | File size: 629 kb
Download Social Studies Practice Test (FPT2) (Spanish) | File size: 575 kb

Additional practice test documents

Materials to be used in conjunction with the practice tests.

Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam?

Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam?

Chart detailing the minimum scores needed in each subtest practice test to be prepared to take the actual exam

Download Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam? | File size: 81 kb
Download Practice Test Results: Are You Ready to Take the Exam? (Spanish) | File size: 70 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Mathematics

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Mathematics

Blank answer sheet to be used when completing the mathematics practice tests

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Mathematics | File size: 118 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Science, Social Studies and Reading

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Science, Social Studies and Reading

Blank answer sheet to be used when completing the science, social studies and reading practice tests

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Science, Social Studies and Reading | File size: 106 kb

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Writing

HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Writing

Blank answer sheet to be used when completing the writing practice tests

Download HiSET Practice Test Blank Answer Sheet for Writing | File size: 97 kb

Understanding scores

Sample score reports to help you understand HiSET scores.

Comprehensive Score Report Sample Report

Comprehensive Score Report Sample Report

A sample report of what test takers will see when they receive their official comprehensive score report

Download Comprehensive Score Report Sample Report | File size: 270 kb

Individual Test Report Sample Report

Individual Test Report Sample Report

A sample report of what test takers will see when they receive their individual subtest score report for each subtest

Download Individual Test Report Sample Report | File size: 296 kb

College and Career Opportunities Sample Report

College and Career Opportunities Sample Report

A sample of the report that test takers receive after successfully passing the HiSET exam. It is created just for the individual test taker based on their performance and location.

Download College and Career Opportunities Sample Report | File size: 553 kb

Test-taker resources for adult basic educators

Resources to help prepare your students for the Language Arts – Writing subtest.

Scored Sample Writing Responses

Scored Sample Writing Responses

Example scored writing responses and the rationale of the score

Download Scored Sample Writing Responses | File size: 77 kb
Download Scored Sample Writing Responses (Spanish) | File size: 63 kb

Writing Response Scoring Guide

Writing Response Scoring Guide

Scoring explanations and rationales from 1–6

Download Writing Response Scoring Guide | File size: 68 kb
Download Writing Response Scoring Guide (Spanish) | File size: 449 kb

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Assistance for Test Center Staff with ordering test materials, account information, e-learning, general questions regarding procedures and test site scheduling.

Phone: 1-800-257-5123
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