High School Equivalency/GED


What does the GED test cover?

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science
  • Social Studies

What type of questions are on the test?

  • Multiple Choice
  • Drag & Drop
  • Hot Spot (Select an Area)
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Short Answer
  • Extended Response

The U.S. and Illinois State Constitution and Flag Test

In order to earn an Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate, you must take and pass the U.S. and Illinois State Constitution and Flag Test (“Constitution Test”) as required by Illinois Compiled Statutes – School Code (105 ILCS 5/27-3) in addition to completion of a high school equivalency exam (GED®, HiSET®, or TASC™) or a transcript-based Alternative Method of Credentialing. There is no fee to take the Constitution Test.

  • If you have already passed the high school level Constitution Test, you do not need to take it again. You can simply provide proof of passing to your Regional Office of Education in the county you live.
  • If you need to schedule a constitution test, please contact our office.
  • If you need to study before taking your test, go to this website. 


Highland Community College offers GED Testing preparation classes. For additional information, visit the link provided:


The Regional Office of Education administers HSE transcripts and certificates. Please refer to the table below for fees.

  • Transcripts
    • OFFICIAL - $10.00
  • Certificate - $10.00
  • Official Transcript and Certificate - $20.00

Requests are required to be submitted to the Regional Office before transcripts or certificates can be issued. 

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